Loretta Devine is among the actors joining season 2 of Peacock's Days of our Lives spinoff, Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem.
They just announced the full cast for the second chapter of the streamer’s fan-favorite original series.
The upcoming season will include the return of Days of our Lives faves Eileen Davidson as Kristen DiMera and Christopher Sean as Paul Narita.
It will also feature newcomers to the series including Devine as Angela Vince, Van Patten as Phil Hellworth, Tanner Stine as Joey Johnson, Abigail Klein as Stephanie Johnson, Colton Little as Andrew Donova and Victoria Grace as Wendy Shin.
1. Here's an official description of season 2:
In an epic, action-packed tale that spans the entire globe, from Monte Carlo to Hong Kong, beloved characters from Days of our Lives once again go “Beyond Salem!” as they trade the comforts of home for an adventure of a lifetime! Supercouple Steve and Kayla make a surprise visit to their children in Seattle, while private eye John Black travels to San Francisco to see his son, Paul. Meanwhile, new parents Ben and Ciara drop anchor in Montreal – where they are greeted by a much-missed Hope! Over the course of five thrilling episodes, heartwarming family reunions take a dangerous turn as a mysterious adversary wreaks havoc on their lives. The next chapter of DAYS OF OUR LIVES: BEYOND SALEM is story full of larger-than-life romance, jaw-dropping twists, and high-stakes drama – and it all connects back to a plot that long-time “DOOL” fans will surely remember.
2. Previously announced cast includes:
Kristian Alfonso as Hope Williams Brady, Peter Reckell as Bo Brady, Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Drake Hogestyn as John Black, Steve Burton as Harris Michaels, Stephen Nichols as Steve “Patch” Johnson, Mary Beth Evans as Kayla Brady Johnson, Lucas Adams as Tripp Johnson, Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston and Remington Hoffman as Li Shin.
Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem will begin streaming on Peacock starting July 11 with the release of five all-new episodes. New episodes will drop daily from July 11-15, 2022.
The show is produced by Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive producer Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati serves as head writer.
It was recently nominated for 4 Daytime Emmy Awards including Outstanding Daytime Drama Series, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Casting.