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Booked and Busy: Jensen Ackles Saddles Up for Rust, a New Western Film

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Another exciting project is on the cards for ex-Days of Our Lives star Jensen AcklesThe Supernatural fan fave has signed on to appear in Rust. Ackles is yet another A-lister to join the ensemble Western film. Fellow DAYS alum Olivia Rose Keegan is slated to appear in the highly-anticipated Daisy Jones & the Six.

Over at ABC, three of All My Children's former Kane women - Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eden Riegel, and Lacey Chabert - have signed on for exciting work in voice acting and directing. 

All My Children

  • Alexandra Daddario (ex-Laurie) has joined the cast of the upcoming dark comedy Wildflower
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall) will voice Teela in Part 2 of Masters of the Universe: Revelation, hitting Netflix on Nov. 23
  • Eden Riegel (ex-Bianca) is the voice director for The Ghost and Molly McGee; the first 5 episodes are available to stream now on Disney+
  • Lacey Chabert (ex-Bianca) will voice popular girl Marion Hawthorne in the animated series Harriet the Spy, premiering on Apple TV+ on Nov. 19

The Bold and the Beautiful

  • Katrina Bowden (Flo) has signed on to star in the indie film Dead Wrong, playing the wife of a man whose get-rich-quick scheme rocks many lives
  • Pierson Fodé (ex-Thomas) has joined the cast of the murder mystery Out of Hand
  • Mario Lopez (ex-Christian) will return for the rebooted Saved by the Bell's Season 2 on Peacock, premiering Nov. 24

Days of Our Lives

  • Laura Kai Chen (ex-Melinda) will guest star on the Oct. 12 FBI: Most Wanted as Jeanney Zhao, airing at 10 PM EST on CBS
  • Olivia Rose Keegan (ex-Claire) will be a recurring guest star on Daisy Jones & The Six, an upcoming 13-episode limited series for Amazon, based on Taylor Jenkins Reid's bestselling novel of the same name about a fictional 1970s rock 'n' roll band
  • Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric) has joined an ensemble cast including Frances Fisher and Alec Baldwin for the upcoming Western Rust
  • Vanessa Estelle Williams (Valerie) stars in the horror thriller Mid-Century

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The Young and the Restless

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  • Vivica A. Fox (ex-Stephanie) will star in UPtv's holiday movie Christmas Together, premiering Dec. 19 at 7 PM EST
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  • Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella) will star in Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, a film adaptation of the hit YA novel of the same name by Benjamin Alire Sáenz; she will also feature in a primetime special from NowThis Next, highlighting female leaders, airing Oct. 25 on OWN
  • Eric Roberts (ex-Vance) stars in the drama film Hard Luck Love Song, out Oct. 15; watch the trailer below