One Life To Live Hunk Nic Robuck Snags First Film Role

One Life To Live alum Nic Robuck is taking a leap onto the big screen. According to ABC Soaps In Depth, Robuck will star in his first feature film, A Dark Plan. Robuck stated:
I play the lead character, Shane Dempsey, a sociopath who had a horrible upbringing. He will do anything for the love of others... even kill if he's desperate enough!

Will One Life to Live’s Nic Robuck Take His Shirt Off For Sarah Michelle Gellar on Ringer?

Starr might have broken James Ford's heart during One Life to Live's final week on the air, but the character's hunky portrayer Nic Robuck is feeling no pain! According to ABC Soaps In Depth, the actor has booked a guest gig on The CW's Ringer, starring fellow ABC Daytime alum Sarah Michelle Gellar. Which OLTL alum are you hoping to see pop up in primetime next?

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Chelsea Handler Pokes Fun at One Life to Live’s Starr and James!

Oh my favorite late night talk show host Chelsea Handler went in on One Life to Live's Starr (Kristen Alderson) and James (Nic Robuck) on Chelsea Lately. Usually I get my knickers in a twist when mainstream programs diss soaps, but Handler's style shows she's in on the joke and let's face it, that was a looong list of cheestastic reasons James gave for not schtupping Starr! Thanks StefanieM23 for the tip via Twitter! Watch the clip after the jump.

ABC Daytime Studs Get Sexy in The Snow For Entertainment Tonight!

Some of ABC Daytime's most popular soap hunks took to a hot tub for a photo shoot and Entertainment Tonight was there to film it all! One Life to Live's David Fumero (Christian), John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex),  David Gregory (Ford) and Nick Robuck (James); General Hospital's Brandon Barash (Johnny) and Chad Duell (Michael) and All My Children's Trent Garrett (Asher) and Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin) were all on hand to dish about soap love scenes and memorable fan encounters. Watch a clip from the show after the jump!

Is ABC Daytime Copying Old Proctor & Gamble Soaps?

Watching the ABC daytime lineup lately has been a little déjà vu for this old time soap viewer. Perhaps “copying” is too strong a term. Maybe “homage” would be a better word or, perhaps, “sticky fingers.” On the other hand, the stories in question here are different from either classic soap opera tropes (boy/girl-meets-hates-falls-in-love-with-girl/boy stuff) or classic soap cliches (supervillain-returns-from-the-dead-with-an-evil-twin shenanigans) because of their very specificity.

All three of the ABC’s daytime dramas currently are airing stories or arcs that have been a little too close to the mark of several cancelled Proctor & Gamble shows, begging the question “Does Brian Frons really admire those old, now defunct serials as much as he loves pilfering CBS soap stars?” Let us count the ways: