Guiding Light’s Grant Aleksander Joins Tainted Dreams



 

Guiding Light fan favorite Grant Aleksander is heading back to soaps. Aleksander has landed a role on the upcoming web dramedy Tainted Dreams, as Adam Clark, the executive producer of the fictional series, Painted Dreams. Sonia Blangiardo, the mastermind behind Tainted Dreams and supervising producer of the online version of All My Children said in a released statement,

In a bit of art imitating life, Grant has been focusing behind the scenes honing his directing skills, and we are thrilled he has agreed to step back in front of the camera to play the executive producer of Tainted Dreams fictionalized soap 'Painted Dreams'.

Tainted Dreams centers on the real lives of the cast and crew of the fictional soap Painted Dreams, which boasts a cast featuring, All My Children alums Alicia Minshew, Walt Willey and Michael Lowry. Former As The World Turns stars Kelley Menighan Hensley and Marnie Schulenburg also round out the cast alongside The Real Housewives of New Jersey's, Dina Manzo.

The series is set to begin filming in late July.
 

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    david46208

    @Daniel St. John: Actually AMC (I would say) is not in need of one. If we are going for what is happening today then an old school corporate villain is so 1980′s and 90′s. Especially in Pine Valley.

    Keeping with the times, he could be cast as an Angel Investor from the Silicon Valley, whose rival investment in Cortland Electronics threatens David Hayward’s plans as Pete would not be so dependent on David’s money to turn CE around.

    That would be a more contemporary use of the actor.

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    Daniel St. John

    [quote=david46208]@Daniel St. John: Actually AMC (I would say) is not in need of one. If we are going for what is happening today then an old school corporate villain is so 1980′s and 90′s. Especially in Pine Valley.
    Keeping with the times, he could be cast as an Angel Investor from the Silicon Valley, whose rival investment in Cortland Electronics threatens David Hayward’s plans as Pete would not be so dependent on David’s money to turn CE around.
    That would be a more contemporary use of the actor.[/quote]
    A guy creating mobile device apps and the teen set saying shit every other word doesn’t make AMC some newfangled revolutionary reinvention of the soap operas genre.
    There are two big companies in Pine Vally and Alec was a sneaky corporate wheeler dealer…that type of character fits in any soap at any time whether its daytime, prime time or online.

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