The Young and the Restless fans wanted him back, and got their wish when this week it was revealed, that Cane Ashby is actually alive and that his twin, the evil Caleb was the one who took the bullet from Blake on the steps of the church months ago! So, EW.com was johnny-on-the-spot speaking to actor, Daniel Goddard (Cane/Caleb) to get his thoughts now that the cat has (as far as we know thus far) been let out of the bag. Here are a few excerpts below!
Goddard on the convoluted nature of his return to the series which had been under a lot of different speculation: “Chaos can lead to creativity. Amongst all of that, some wonderful twists and turns come into play and its somehow lent us great intrigue and mystery, which is great for the show.”
Goddard on his one regret of not being able to play Caleb longer: “I just loved him. They wrote him on paper as a bad guy who is pure evil, but more cruel than calm. Caleb was a person who always wanted his dad to love him. What was interesting is that I didn’t know as the story developed when Caleb was Caleb and when he was Cane. I found out in the scripts. I had the feeling fans would be upset that Cane was really Caleb … Cane was Caleb pretending to be Cane who was really pretending to be Caleb… you know, I feel like Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder where he says, `I’m a dude, playing a dude, pretending to be a dude.’ I kind of relinquished my quest to control. I’ve learned now to get the script, open the script, read the script, and to try to say it in a way where you give the script the service it deserves and hopefully along the way if you say something one week and it changes the next, the fans won’t hate you. They’ll understand that we are merely squirrels on the conveyor belt of where’s the nut.”