‘The Young And The Restless’ Comings And Goings: Daniel Goddard’s Future In Question

Daniel Goddard plays Cane Ashby on the Daytime Drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.
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The Young and the Restless casting news reveal some familiar faces returning to Genoa City soon.

According to SheKnows Soaps, more former stars will return to Y&R for Neil Winters’ funeral and the sendoff for his portrayer, Kristoff St. John, next week. Julia Pace Mitchell, who was Neil’s wife, Sofia Dupre Winters, reprises the role. Plus, Angell Conwell will bring Leslie Michaelson, a love interest of Neil’s earlier in this decade, back to the show. Also, Neil’s son Moses, portrayed by Dax Randall, will be there to say goodbye to the Winters patriarch. The funeral storyline begins on April 25 and runs through the end of next week.

They join previously reported returns like Shemar Moore, who brings his Malcolm Winters character back to Genoa City along with Eileen Davidson (Ashley), Christel Khalil (Lily), and Jess Walton (Jill). Plus, Victoria Rowell, who portrayed Drucilla Winters, and Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis) will be featured on April 29’s unscripted episode, which honors St. John’s legacy on the show.

When her contract with General Hospital ends in May, Michelle Stafford will return to Y&R and begin filming episodes as Phyllis Summers. Current Phyllis actress Gina Tognoni revealed recently on Instagram that she will tell the redhead’s story for a few more weeks on the show.

The Inquisitr reported that a recent tweet from Daniel Goddard, coupled with the fact that he sold his home, got fans buzzing about the possibility that he’s leaving the show. The actor has neither confirmed nor denied the rumors, and he didn’t answer fan questions about his possible departure on his post.

The actor joined Y&R in 2007, and at first, he was Phillip Chancellor III, Jill’s (Jess Walton) son. However, a rewrite in 2009 ended with Cane being Jill’s husband Colin’s (Tristan Rogers) son. In his early days, Cane had romantic involvements with Amber Moore (Adrienne Frantz) and Chloe Mitchell (Elizabeth Hendrickson). However, he eventually married Lily Winters (Christel Khalil) in 2009, and they’ve experienced many ups and downs in their marriage throughout the years.

Cane “died” in 2011 when Goddard was let go from the show, but due to fan pressure, he returned, and the storyline revealed that Cane’s identical twin brother was the one who died. There’s no word on if Goddard is indeed leaving or if his tweet was about something else.

Noemi Gonzalez and Jason Canela will soon exit as Mia and Arturo Rosales, leaving Rey (Jordi Vilasuso) and Lola (Sasha Calle) as the only Rosales siblings left in Genoa City.