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When Calls The Heart Season 9 Spoilers: Character Recast, Meet New And Older Jack Thornton, Jr.

When Calls The Heart Season 9 Spoilers: Character Recast, Meet New And Older Jack Thornton, Jr.When Calls the Heart season 9 spoilers reveal that we will see a slightly older Jack Thornton, Jr. Often called “Little Jack,” Elizabeth Thornton’s (Erin Krakow) son has been played by Lincoln and Gunnar Taylor since 2019. Find out who will be playing the character now and how old the child will be when the show returns to the Hallmark Channel.

When Calls The Heart Season 9 Spoilers – Lincoln And Gunnar Taylor

WCTH spoilers reveal that fans have fallen in love with the kids who played Little Jack in seasons 6 through 8. After Jack Thornton (Daniel Lissing) died, Elizabeth had to try and go on, especially since she would have a baby boy to take care of. Children being aged up in soaps and TV shows is pretty common. So, it was only a matter of time before an older child actor would replace Lincoln and Gunnar’s role.

WCTH Season 9 Spoilers – Little Jack Thornton Recast

Actress Erin Krakow announced the recasting news on her Instagram account. The star of the Hallmark TV show wrote,

“We are thrilled to welcome @hylandgoodrich to @wcth_tv as our new (slightly older) Little Jack! @entertainmenttonight has the scoop (link in my bio)!”

When Calls the Heart season 9 spoilers – Erin Krakow’s Statement On Recast

Hyland Goodrich will begin taking over the role of Little Jack in When Calls the Heart season 9. Krakow spoke about the recasting news with Entertainment Tonight. In her statement, Krakow said,

“Hyland has brought so much joy and laughter to Hope Valley. He’s a natural in front of the camera and his improvisations had us all grinning! We can’t wait for the Hearties to fall in love with Hyland’s performance, as we have…. We will miss Gunnar and Lincoln Taylor, who previously played Little Jack, but we will cherish all the memories we shared and they will always be very special members of our WCTH family!”

When Calls the Heart Season 9 Spoilers: Character Recast, Meet New and Older Jack Thornton, Jr.

When Calls The Heart Season 9 Spoilers

Fans will likely see some scenes with Lucas Bouchard (Chris McNally) and Little Jack. It will be easier to see how Lucas bonds with Elizabeth’s son. While not all fans are on board with Elizabeth choosing Lucas over Nathan Grant (Kevin McGarry), it should still be interesting to find out what happens when the show returns.

After the season 8 finale, Krakow expressed her excitement about the children coming back into focus on the show. At that time, she told ET,

“I’m very excited to get the kids back on the show and in a bigger capacity. I am really excited about this, because we have, somehow, avoided bringing Lucas into Elizabeth’s space… I think it’s setting us up well, there’s just all of this new territory to explore in season 9.”

Be sure to catch up on everything happening with WCTH right now. Come back often for When Calls the Heart spoilers, news and updates.

  1. Guest says

    At least those in charge did not make Little Jack 10 years older than in Season 8. When I watched soap operas, this use to piss me off. For example, Tom Hughes (As the World Turns) was a little boy one year and the next year he was a college man played by Richard Thomas (no other than the former John Boy Walton). Keep Little Jack the age he should be: 3 or 4?

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