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18 August 2nd, 2013 Melissa Archer Joins The Cast Of Crystal Chappell’s Beacon Hill!

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More big name soap star casting news to report this afternoon!  One Life to Live’s Melissa Archer (Natalie Buchanan) has signed on to Crystal Chappell’s upcoming new web series, Beacon Hill!

Melissa will play the role of Evelyn Preston in this soap opera set against a political backdrop.  A bit about Archer’s new character:  Evelyn want to always be sure she is well taken care of – and will stop at nothing to get what she wants.  She is also the much younger wife of Senator Preston!

The One Life to Live favorite joins Ricky Paull Goldin, Sarah Brown, Louise Sorel and Chappell in the stellar cast with more names to be added in the all-star line-up soon!  For more on the web series, check out the Beacon Hill Series Facebook page and their website!

What do you think of Melissa joining Beacon Hill in the role of Evelyn? Share your thoughts!

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  1. Susie says:

    As long as she is back at Natalie. I wish her all the success in the world


  2. Meg says:

    I’ll be sure to watch… Love her ‘new’ Natalie… although in the past I routed for Jen and Jessica to get the guy… but only because Natalie would slap any chick who got in her way!


  3. anne says:

    Will she still be on OLTL??


  4. Nakita says:

    So excited to hear this! I can never get enough Melissa Archer. Can’t wait!


  5. dani says:

    Sounds like a character she has never played before..should be fun to watch…also loving her on OL…


  6. jimh(leave it to beaver) says:

    Is always good to see actors branch out into other roles…


  7. Sandy says:

    Michael, with all the new series starting, how about setting up a schedule with all the cast members so we can be sure to follow the stars when they first air online? This way viewers won’t forget as so many of our favorite actors and actresses are jumping all over the web. Kind of exciting!


  8. Sherry says:

    This sounds exciting for her, love her as Natalie on OLTL! Will watch to see her on this.


  9. Ashlee says:

    I hope this doesn’t mean Archer is now a dyke!


    Ryan replied

    Seriously Ashlee? It’s bad enough you have two E’s in your name, but being a nasty witch too?


    Ashlee replied

    Hi Ryan. I know it‘s weird…my parents named me and chose a weird spelling. LOL. Just be glad you have a nice normal name. :)

  10. Ashlee says:

    Chappell is notorious for making straight chicks dykes.


    Fran replied

    why should it matter it’s only a part shed play do u have a problem with actors playing gay parts and or gay people in general. who cares who’s gay or playing a part


  11. Debbie Hamilton says:

    I am so excited to see our soap stars branch out into other areas; especially ones we haven’t seen them for in some time. I persoanlly can’t wait to see Beacon Hill and
    Tainted Dreams. Does anyone know when these two new soaps will be airing? Will they both be on Hulu?


  12. Al says:

    Considering how the new OLTL gives her so little to do, it’s good that she’s finding other opportunities whenever possible.

    (Would it kill Pepperman and the writers to give the ZZZzzzzz Team, err I mean the A Team, a few episodes off and spend more time on the only one of Viki’s kids that’s currently on the show?)


  13. John says:

    So, when will Beacon Hill be aired/webbed?


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  15. sarah says:

    I kept waiting for this show, and saw that MA is now on Days. Did Beacon Hill ever happen?


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