Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Kurt McKinney is set to join As the World Turns for a short term role. McKinney will portray Ellis, a devious business partner of Craig Montgomery. Look for him starting in late February. McKinney is best known for is work as Matt on Guiding Light. He also recently appeared in Martha Byrne’s web series, Gotham. On ATWT. Kurt will be reunited with former Guiding Light mates, Tom Pelphrey and soon to be Chris Hughes- Daniel Cosgrove.