More news is trickling out of New York, following yesterday's announcement that All My Children will in fact be moving to Los Angeles. According to setside sources, all contract players will be offered the chance to relocate.
"Brian Frons told the cast everyone who is on contract will be moved, unless they don't want to go," says one mole. "If the contract actors don't want to move to LA, they will be let out of their contracts. Several behind the scenes people will be offered severance packages."
AMC's current contract cast includes: Brittany Allen (Marissa), David Canary (Adam), Bobbie Eakes (Krystal), Melissa Claire Egan (Annie), Beth Ehlers (Taylor), Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake), Vincent Irizarry (David), Shannon Kaye (Natalia), Thorsten Kaye (Zach), Michael E. Knight (Tad), Susan Lucci (Erica), Jamie Luner (Liza), Ray Mac Donnell (Joe), J.R. Martinez (Brot), Cameron Mathison (Ryan), Adam Mayfield (Scott), Alicia Minshew (Kendall), James Mitchell (Palmer, who recently relocated to California for health reasons and is not expected to return to the show), Brianna Moncrief (Colby), Debbi Morgan (Angie), Cornelius Smith Jr. (Frankie), Chrishell Stause (Amanda), Aiden Turner (Aidan), Denise Vasi (Randi), Walt Willey (Jack), Darnell Williams (Jesse) and Jacob Young (JR).
With such AMC veterans as Jill Larson, Lee Meriwether and Jennifer Bassey on recurring, fans could soon see the last of beloved matriarchs like Opal Cortlandt, Ruth Martin and Marion Chandler, not to mention cutie Lucy Merriam who plays Emma Lavery.
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