News and Media


NY Daily News heading

NY Daily News

By David Hinckley

SO THESE half-dozen female soap actresses get together and the most amazing thing happens: The drama feels surprisingly life-size.

That’s one of the good things about “Queens of Drama,” wherein these actresses form a production company they hope can develop a new show with solid roles for women.

The core five are Vanessa Marcil, best known from “90210” and “Vegas”; Chrystee Pharris from “Passions”; Hunter Tylo, who spent nearly a quarter century on “The Bold and the Beautiful”; Crystal Hunt from “Guiding Light” and “One Life to Live”; and Lindsay Hartley from “Passions,” “All My Children” and “Days of Our Lives.”

What they need, they agree, is someone with, frankly, a higher profile. Someone whose calls will always be returned and will get them through doors.

Enter Donna Mills,  best known from “Knots Landing” but also familiar from a series of movies and recently a new guest role on “General Hospital.”  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE…