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Booked And Busy: Peacock Renews Girls5eva Starring Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renee Elise Goldsberry

Is there anything One Live to Live grad Renée Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline) can't do? From starring on Broadway hits like Hamilton to adding luster to small-screen series like The Good Wife and singing up a storm, Goldsberry is nothing short of a phenom. Her scene-stealing role as Wickie in Peacock's streaming smash Girls5eva will continue; the hit comedy has just been renewed for Season 2.

Canadian fans will getting a dose of suds this fall, too. Airing on CBC will be The Bold and the Beautiful alum Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget), who's starring in the drama Feudal, and ex-General Hospital star Vinessa Antoine (ex-Jordan), whose popular legal drama Diggstown is gearing up for Season 3. Speaking of B&B's Logan girls, fan favorite Kim Matula (ex-Hope) is playing a Southern socialite in IMDb TV's Leverage: Redemption, coming this July. So let's get Booked and Busy!

All My Children

  • Bradley Whitford (ex-Jason) appears in tick, tick... BOOM!, an adaptation of Rent creator Jonathan Larson's autobiographical musical, which heads to Netflix this fall; watch the trailer here
  • Alexandra Daddario (ex-Laurie) stars in the upcoming thriller Die in a Gunfight, in select theater and on demand July 16; watch the trailer here 

Another World

  • Kim Rhodes (ex-Cindy) went viral with her TikToks, a mash-up of some of her past TV characters

As the World Turns

  • Julianne Moore (ex-Frannie/Sabrina) will star in the movie May December as a woman named Gracie whose romance with her much-younger husband gripped America; when an actress (Natalie Portman) meets her to portray her in a movie, Gracie's world is shaken
  • Lea Salonga (ex-Lien) features in Show of Titles, which includes streamable performances from Broadway superstars, available until June 17

The Bold and the Beautiful

  • Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget) stars in the CBC dramedy Moonshine (formerly known as Feudal), premiering Sept. 14 at 9 PM EST
  • Justin Baldoni (ex-Graham)'s Wayfarer Studios will partner with Procter & Gamble on The Man Enough Podcast, launching June 21, and co-financing and co-producing other future projects
  • Scott Turner Schofield (ex-Nick) guests on the kid-friendly podcast anthology Endangered: Short Tales for The Nearly Forgotten
  • Gina Rodriguez (ex-Beverly) will make her directorial debut in a film about Ryan Garcia's career as a boxer; she is set to direct, star, produce and will co-write the script
  • Kim Matula (ex-Hope) will guest star on IMDb TV's Leverage revival, Leverage: Redemption, premiering July 9, playing brilliant Southern society maven Krista

Days of Our Lives

The Doctors

  • Alec Baldwin (ex-Billy) stars in Peacock's Dr. Death; all eight episodes hit the streaming service July 15

General Hospital

Guiding Light

  • Andrea Navedo (ex-Theresa) will guest star on IMDb TV's Leverage revival, Leverage: Redemption, premiering July 9; she'll play smart and tough Federal Marshal Maria Shipp

Passions

Port Charles

One Live to Live

  • Laurence Fishburne (ex-Josh) and Ryan Phillippe (ex-Billy) will star in the upcoming action-comedy series MacGruber, consisting of eight episodes on Peacock
  • Judith Light (ex-Karen) appears in tick, tick... BOOM!, an adaptation of Rent creator Jonathan Larson's autobiographical musical, which heads to Netflix this fall; watch the trailer here
  • LaChanze (ex-Yvette) features in Show of Titles, which includes streamable performances from Broadway superstars, available until June 17
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline) will reprise her starring role of Wickie in Season 2 of Peacock's hit Girls5eva; watch the announcement here
  • Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla) will star in Sonic the Hedgehog 2; the film will debut April 8, 2022

The Young and the Restless

  • Jordi Vilasuso (Rey) and family have started the Code Red Foundation, an organization aimed at protecting young people in schools
  • Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm) will star in Sonic the Hedgehog 2, he announced on Instagram; the film will debut April 8, 2022

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