More casting additions for Days of our Lives! As previously announced, the NBC soap opera that is getting ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary is SORASing the role of the late Lexie (Renee Jones) and Abe’s (James Reynolds) son, Theo Carver.
Today, Jason47 revealed on a post on the Daytime Royalty message board that actor Kyler Pettis has won the role and will be added to the new teen scene in Salem. As fans of the series know, Theo is autistic.
Previously, Pettis has appeared on Ray Donovan and the web series, Old Dogs & New Tricks, and is also a professional model.
A casting breakdown had been circulated to casting agents earlier this year that DAYS was looking for the character of “Elijah” who was a 16-year-old, gorgeous, African American male, who also happens to be a high functioning autistic.”
So, excited to see the new Theo Carver? Intrigued by Kyler Pettis? Comment below!