The new regime at The Young and the Restless is going all-out. Now, they’re teasing even more returns. It could be Mishael Morgan is back (and not as Hilary Curtis). And Billy Miller return chatter’s spiking as he might return as Billy Abbott or another role. Soon, Jess Walton’s seen much more as Jill Abbott. Here’s a look at the latest chatter. Josh Griffith and co-showrunner Anthony Molina are intent on restoring “icons” to the CBS soap scene. Already, they scored a coup stealing Michelle Stafford from General Hospital to return as Phyllis Abbott. It also sounds like other returns are in the works, even some that seem like long shots for Y&R.
Young and the Restless: Michelle Stafford Back – Who’s Next – Billy Miller, Mishael Morgan or Jess Walton?
Recent Y&R spoilers tell us the new face of Phyllis Abbott is in place and thrilled to be back in Genoa City. Mama bear Jill Abbott (Jess Walton) will also be gracing the screen again soon. Clearly, Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard) needs her now as he continues to struggle with his divorce. But could other faces be back? For one, Eileen Davidson drops back around often as Ashley Abbott now that Mal Young is gone. She left under his tenure – as did many other actors – some when they were pushed out, others when they walked out.
Also on scene are the much-missed Paul Williams. The British EP axing Doug Davidson enraged fans. But now, he’s front and center again. Then, over the next two weeks, fans also get back Elizabeth Hendrickson as crazy Chloe Mitchell. That’s hot on the heels of Kevin Fisher’s (Greg Rikaart) return. Then, next week, it’s Chelsea Newman (Melissa Claire Egan). It’s like a reunion of all the fun characters, say Young and the Restless spoilers as the hits keep coming. Are Billy and Mishael next?
— Mishael Morgan (@MishaelMorgan1) May 8, 2019
Y&R Spoilers: More Mishael Morgan – But As Ghost-Hilary Curtis Or Someone New?
Young and the Restless spoilers say the new head writer found a spot for Mishael Morgan, who played now-dead Hilary Curtis. Fans were furious that Mal Young killed her off and now she’s back as a ghost. But, it sounds like there’s a chance they might develop a new role for her and make her a fresh character that just happens to be a doppelganger of Hilary. Soaps do it all the time. Over at General Hospital, Michael Easton is on his fourth character, so it’s common.
Y&R spoilers could see a Hilary lookalike introduced to mess with Devon Hamilton’s (Bryton James) blossoming romance with Elena Dawson (Brytni Sarpy). While fans have enjoyed seeing Mishael Morgan, Devon can’t keep a ghost lurking around him for long, so the writers may be crafting a new approach to bringing her back to the player canvas. Viewers also like seeing other faves return as Young and the Restless 20 year vet Tracey E Bregman is now seen often as Lauren Fenmore along with soap hubby Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).
— Jess Walton (@JessWaltonYR) June 14, 2019
Young and the Restless: Judith Chapman and Billy Miller Back Soon?
Y&R spoilers also remind that with Kevin and Michael on-scene, it would be nice to see their mom Gloria Abbott (Judith Chapman). She wrapped a recent run on Days of Our Lives. Plus, on June 20, Kevin and his mom Glo were texting each other. So, chances are good Gloria could swoop back into Genoa City bringing lots of drama to many key characters. That’s great timing since Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) gets a new love interest soon, and her jealousy is fun to watch.
Another Y&R vet rumored to possibly return to Genoa City is Billy Miller. Years ago, Billy Miller left the role of Billy Abbott during Jill Farren Phelps’ reign of terror. He went, along with Stafford and Michael Muhney. Fans clamored for his return for years. Now, Jason Thompson is in his role. But, there are several sources now saying they’ve confirmed that Miller will not renew his contract with General Hospital and leaves soon. So, that may hint he’s back to Y&R – if not in his old role, then possibly as a new character on Young and the Restless.
Y&R Spoilers: Josh Griffith Listening to Fans – So, What’s Next?
There are major difference in the new Young and the Restless regime versus the last one. Most notable is that Josh Griffith and Anthony Molina hear the fans. Producers hear viewer clamor for Adam Newman’s return – and they recast with Mark Grossman. Griffin has also brought Faith Newman (Alyvia Alyn Lind) back to the show. Plus – and this is big – the fired Brit sidelined Victor Newman (Eric Braeden Gudegast). That infuriated fans. But now The Mustache is on almost daily.
So, it seems fans can expect to see more actors back to the CBS sudser that are missed. Jess Walton is back very soon and it remains to be seen if we’ll get back Mishael Morgan and Billy Miller. But with Mal Young gone and people that respect the soap in charge at Y&R, it’s clear that things are moving in the right direction. Wait for what’s next.
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