Wyatt has returned to DAYS OF OUR LIVES and left some fans wondering just who this guy is and why he looks so familiar. Well, the short story is that Wyatt was involved with Ciara and Claire in 2017, but the actor played a very different role a year earler!
Wyatt might be recognizable to DAYS fans because the actor, Scott Shilstone, actually appeared on the soap back in June of 2016 when he portrayed Bo and Hope’s son, Zack, in a dream sequence. Although the young boy was tragically killed by Chelsea when she was driving recklessly in Bo’s car on New Year’s Eve, 2006, Shilstone was cast as a grown-up Zack for an episode where he appeared to his parents. You might also recognize the young actor from the films Pitch Perfect, Helicopter Mom, and Drumline: A New Beat.
Peter Reckell (Bo), Scott Shilstone (Zack), and Kristian Alfonso (Hope). (Photo Credit: Howard Wise/jpistudios.com)
The casting department at DAYS must have seen something they liked, since they brought the actor back to the show for more. But this time around, Shilstone is not playing Zack Brady back from the dead (which would be difficult, seeing as how the child’s liver was donated to an ailing Claire). He’s playing Wyatt, a good-looking young man who romanced Bo and Hope’s daughter, Ciara, after they met on a dating app. As they got to know each other, Ciara couldn't believe how much they had in common and they appeared to be a perfect match.
But after walking her home following their date, Wyatt secretly texted someone to thank them for the information about Ciara, saying it worked like a charm. It was later revealed that Theo had been feeding Wyatt details about the raven-haired beauty so he could win her heart. Naturally, when Ciara found out the truth, she was furious and even left town!
Will Ciara's feelings for Wyatt change now? (Photo Credit: XJJohnson/jpistudios.com)
However, Ciara recently returned to town and after being upset at losing the Face of Bella contest to Claire, was surprised to run into Wyatt again. He apologized for what had happened between them last year, and insisted that he did genuinely care about her. Is he on the up-and-up? Might romance bloom between the pair? You'll have to stay tuned to find out!
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