Thursday, May 21, 2009

Casting Shocker on Y&R


Apparently Chris Engen, who plays Adam on Y&R, walked off the set and quit the show, leaving producers scrambling to replace him right in the middle of a front-burner storyline. This saddens me because I think Engen is one of the most talented new actors on daytime. However, I am looking forward to seeing what the recast can do — Michael Muhney (pictured above), best known as Sherriff Lamb on Veronica Mars.

Muhney is definitely good at playing slimeballs. Even though Engen reportedly wasn't happy with the dark turn his character was taking, I was anxious to see the day it would all blow up in his face. Now we'll have to see the payoff with another actor in the role. I can't say I'm happy about that, even if I do like Muhney.

Your thoughts?

1 comments:

Cindy Elavsky said...

I read this on soapcentral.com:

"Chris Engen (Adam Wilson) made the sudden decision to quit the show in protest over an upcoming storyline… a storyline that involves a same-sex kiss. Engen is said to have picked up the latest show script and learned through reviewing his lines that his character was going to be getting intimate with attorney Rafe Torres (Yani Gellman)."