The Young and The Restless Places Casting Call For "Vivacious, Energetic, Ambitious" African-American Female






Is diversity once again becoming a priority at CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless? The sudser that gave us Dru, Neil, Malcolm and Liv in the 90's and 00's has put out another casting call, this time for an African-American female in her mid-20's named "Sally Tate".
 
According to the casting call, "Sally" is:


Vivacious, energetic, ambitious. She's a mom balancing work and family. She's had her share of tough times, but always bounces back from even the most trying situations. Sexy, romantic, fun-loving, with a delightful sense of humor and an eternal twinkle in her eyes.

Are you excited to see two new characters of color coming to Genoa City? Any fears these casting calls might be smokescreens for recasts of Devon (Bryton James) and/or Lily (Christel Khalil)? Sound off in the comments!


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yojoromo4469 wrote:
Some one please explain to 80 Rockfan how to go in and delete those extra posts. It is very simple to do, even if U just edit them to say, double posts.

I'm not going to bother. She seems kind of *slow*. Typical Lane fan.

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Whatever happened to poor Angel Conley? They never did a thing with her.

Tonya Lee Williams? They treat this woman like a basement baby and she can go.

@pferrando Drew Tyler Bell won Drew Garret's Emmy and was promptly fired, lol Smile

Please Lord would someone just make this show smart, funny and sexy so I can start watching it again.

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LovinVilly wrote:
I think it sounds more like a Sofia recast. Julia Pace Mitchell is 26 which fits with the mid-20's

Not saying it's not a Sofia recast, and not saying the actress' age means anything toward the character's age, but…there's no way JPM is 26. Her own official website says she graduated from Howard University in 2000. If she's indeed 26, that means she would've graduated from college at 15, meaning she was 11/12 when she entered…

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I always thought that Sofia was played to be young...late 20's the oldest. Just from the dialogue she had with people. And them attempting to make her and Lily "friends" as opposed to "mother-daughter" type relationship. But JPM looks young to me anyways so maybe I assumed it. I also think that this is a sofia recast. I don't know why they would do it? If you want JPM gone, then send Sofia on her way. Sofis isn't legacy so why hold on to her. Just create yourself someone new. JMO.

Now if this is a Lily recast,

*Singing in loud off key tune*
Joy to the world! the Lord is come;
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare him room,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven, and heaven, and nature sing.

Joy to the world! the Saviour reigns;
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat, repeat the sounding joy.

He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders, wonders, of His love.

Cause the Soap Gods know it will surely be like Christmas morn. I have hated CK's casting in this role from her first valley girl "like". Lily grew up in Paris and was raised by Dru. It didn't fit. I will add that on her second stint as she attempted to emulate Davetta, she got MUUUUUCH better. Good for her. Still so wrong for the role of Lily Winters. And even with all this wrongness, I still have affection for the character. How is that even possible folks!!!!??? Dru is her momma and the only reason I fell in love with this show in the summer of 92 at the age of 14. Remember it like yesterday.

Let me end with this...this casting call sounds like Dru more so than Lily and Sofia just the way that the one for "Tyler Douglas" was a carbon copy of Neil's backstory sans the cynicism, that part would be more Malcolm...all together...it's a Black Adam Newman..let's hope this guy doesn't kill any babies or manipulate gay men with sex all the while being written as hetero.

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I did not like Davetta Sherwood.

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@Yoryla...to each their own. Everyone won't like every actress' interpretation of a character. However, everyone I know IRL (read not on the internet) that watched the show LOVED that girl as Lily.

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This is absolutely a SOPHIA recast!

I knew in my gut that Jill Farren Phelps would take one look at her hefty size and demand a recast.

Julia Pace Mitchell is 26 years old! Yes, 26 years old! Google it if you don't believe me! She is a young woman though it's hard to tell now with all her extra weight gain which has aged her dramatically.

Sophia was originally conceived to be a smart fiery sassy young businesswoman. She was Tucker McCall's protege and surrogate daughter.

Watch her earliest scenes, THAT Sophia was funny witty and one feisty young woman. Julia was full-figured when she was hired but not full-on fat like she is presently.

Recasting Sophia makes total sense. They need an actress who can play her character the way it was intended, fun smart and sassy! She is a mother to Moses and juggling a career with Tucker.

The other casting call was definitely for Devon. The "orphaned at 16" was a dead giveaway. Bryton James was fine as a teenage Devon but too asexual to play him as a grown man and viable romantic lead. He will be recast with a taller hotter brutha who can be heir to Tucker and Katherine's empires.

Watch and wait... Folks are getting fired or recast.

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Sophia must be the new female re-cast. Has to be. With JFP and The New Regime, I am using my daughter and her friends as a gauge as to what youth-loving Jill will do. Knowing how my kid acted when Cane was killed in Feb '11, and how much they 'cried' with Khalil's Lily, I dont think the re-cast is her.

The male has to be for a new Devon. The guy still looks like a teen-ager. My guess is that JFP will bring in a huge muscle guy, who will get into some romance action with the ladies.

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hey mon wrote:
Sophia must be the new female re-cast. Has to be. With JFP and The New Regime, I am using my daughter and her friends as a gauge as to what youth-loving Jill will do. Knowing how my kid acted when Cane was killed in Feb '11, and how much they 'cried' with Khalil's Lily, I dont think the re-cast is her. The male has to be for a new Devon. The guy still looks like a teen-ager. My guess is that JFP will bring in a huge muscle guy, who will get into some romance action with the ladies.

And Lily looks like she's TWELVE. I still say it's her.

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scrumptious wrote:
Julia Pace Mitchell is 26 years old! Yes, 26 years old! Google it if you don't believe me!

Again, I'm not saying this isn't a Sophia recast, but she is not 26. Here's her official website, and resume, juliapacemitchell.com/credits/ . OFFICIAL, the one she links to on her official twitter page. It clearly says she graduated from Howard University in 2000.

The only 'source' that says she was born in 1985 is her wikipedia page, and anyone can edit that. Her official website and her IMDB page neither list her year of birth.

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It is now all over TWITTER that Christel Khalil is OUT as Lily, and also on her website (girl has a website? Why?) Sounds like her contract negotiations fell apart. Hopefully this is true and there won't be an 11th hour announcement that she is actually staying after all. Gag! She is HORRID as Lily.

Let the recast discussion (and partying) begin! The Lane fans are spitting nails. I wonder if they will hire an airplane? Losers.

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David...this is one we will have to disagree on. Daveeta is a good actress, she's just not Lily. Sorry...

Would love to get Shemar and Victoria back...Hell why not bring back Olivia too. Loved the 90's.

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VR is on Single Ladies.

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I'd like to get Shemar too (I mean back).
But we all know that will never happen (nor will VR).