The Young and the Restless Puts Out Casting Call For "Smart and Witty" African American Male


Looks like the first order of business for The Young and the Restless' newexecutive producer Jill Farren Phelps and head writer Josh Griffith is diversity. Soap Opera Digest is reporting Y&R put out a casting call for an African American male in his late 20's to early 30's to play the contract role of "Tyler Douglas". According to the magazine, Douglas' backstory is:


Orphaned at 16. Worked his way through college and now has an MBA. He's driven to succeed. Smart, energetic. Well-read. Smoothly sexy and confident, with a witty, sometimes cynical sense of humor.

Another intelligent black male with a degree in Genoa City? I ain't mad at JFP and Josh for this move!