A Genoa City hunk is getting a new face! Actor Tyler Johnson has been cast on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS as Theo Vanderway and will make his debut in the episode scheduled to air on Monday, June 3. Although the character has first appeared in the episode that aired on May 9, played by actor Nic Luken, who was best known for playing Jonah on NASHVILLE. Johnson will take over in less than a month.
Theo is a colleague of Kyle Abbott’s from his time in New York, although the soap wouldn’t divulge any further information about the character or what kind of drama he might get wrapped up in when he arrives in town. But seeing as how Summer is a little upset with Kyle right now, maybe she’ll make a play for his former colleague?
While this is Johnson’s daytime debut, the actor has made primetime appearances in shows like GOSSIP GIRL and 30 ROCK, and can be seen in films such as The Matchmaker’s Playbook and The Haunting of Sharon Tate.
Stay tuned to see what kind of drama Theo gets mixed up in and for more Y&R casting news, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine.