When indie soap hit THE BAY kicks off Season 2 the character of Lee Nelson will have a different look. Paul Satterfield has replaced Joe Lando in the pivotal role.
A tall, handsome television veteran, Satterfield has appeared in a number of series in both primetime and daytime. His daytime work includes the soaps GENERAL HOSPITAL (Paul), THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (Pierce) and, most recently, ONE LIFE TO LIVE (Spencer).
A familiar face in primetime as well, his many credits include guest stints on WILL & GRACE and PROFILER, as well as roles in Aaron Spelling's SAVANNAH (Tom) and PACIFIC PALISADES (John).
"Joe Lando is a wonderful seasoned actor," said creator and executive producer Gregori J. Martin. "We tried everything we could to keep him on board, but unfortunately his heart just wasn't with the project. We are very saddened by his decision to leave the show and wish him the best on whatever endeavors he lands or decides is right for him."
"We hope Joe's loyal fans know we truly appreciate all the support we've gotten from them," Martin added.
So how did Satterfield come into the picture?
"Lee is a very essential character in our storyline," Martin explained, "and when Joe decided THE BAY wasn't for him, we had to find the perfect replacement. We're very excited to have Paul Satterfield join our phenomenal cast."
Martin is looking forward to see the onscreen chemistry between Satterfield and Mary Beth Evans (Sara).
"Paul and Mary Beth will shoot their first scenes together this Friday (September 23)," he said. "They're both excited to work with one another. Mary Beth has always expressed her passion for the show and Paul seems to be following in her footsteps. I'm sure the two will have wonderful chemistry together and I'm excited to shoot their first scenes."
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