Soap Opera Digest is reporting the cast cuts have begun at DAYS OF OUR LIVES with Matthew Ashford (Jack), Sarah Brown (Madison), Christie Clark (Carrie) and Patrick Muldoon (Austin) all reportedly told their characters are leaving Salem.
Co-executive producer Greg Meng hinted at big changes in an earlier interview with TV Guide Magazine: "We're looking at weaving people in and out, and bringing them back later if we can. And that's all I'm going to say about that right now."
Sarah Brown, who was voted No. 9 on our 50 Greatest Soap Actresses of All-Time list in 2010, tweeted later in the day: "Don't know if it's true, but, who ever leaked that story should consider that no one wants to find out they have lost their job via Twitter" and then "Ken Corday & Greg Meng are class, they would not do that to us. Wasn't them who leaked it, & I didn't hear it first on Twitter. Who leaked?"
The character of Jack debuted 25 years ago today. Matt Ashford posted a message to fans on his Facebook fan page in response to the news: "As you've probably heard, the news came out today that my character (and I) will be leaving the show. That's the way it goes in this business. More details later... meanwhile-as always-thank you to everyone for your support."
Ashford will continue to star on THE BAY as Steve Jensen.
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