When Adam was last seen on The Young and the Restless, he was played by Justin Hartley. In September 2016, Hartley left the soap opera when he was cast as Kevin Pearson on the hit NBC show This Is Us. When Hartley departed the role, Adam was “killed” off in a cabin explosion. However, that hasn’t stopped fans from believing that he’s alive.
The current storyline with someone stalking the women over JT’s (Thad Luckinbill) death has fans convinced that Adam is behind the plot. Rumors are that Y&R wants to have Adam back on the show and it looks like Mr. Newman is coming back to Genoa City with a vengeance. So will Justin Hartley be reprising the role?
Young And The Restless News: Justin Hartley On This Is Us
Hartley is busy filming This Is Us, but it could be possible that NBC allows him to go back to the CBS soap opera.
In the past, we’ve seen big named celebrities come back to their soap opera roots. In 2010, Julianne Moore briefly returned to her role as Frannie Hughes on As the World Turns. Also, Shemar Moore has came back for appearances as Malcolm on Y&R.
It is a possibility that Justin Hartley could return to the role of Adam, and many fans would prefer Hartley in the role instead of using another actor and giving the excuse that Adam had plastic surgery.
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Young And The Restless Spoiler – Adam Newman Back From The Dead?
Yet, there is the question of how long Adam will be on the show. Before Adam was killed off, he was planning to go on the run with his wife Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) and their son Connor. But with Chelsea no longer in Genoa City, that gives the impression that Adam may not be around for long.
If it’s a short-term stay, Justin Hartley could pull double duty on both shows. However, a long-term stay may not be possible for the actor.
Who would you like to see cast in the role of Adam?
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