Days of Our Lives' James Read Books Role on The Orville!

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Days of Our Lives returning actor James Read (Clyde Weston) is taking on a new gig. He is set to play a role in the upcoming third season of The Orville on Hulu.

The Orville is an American science fiction comedy-drama television series created by and starring Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series premiered on Sunday, September 10, 2017. MacFarlane stars as Ed Mercer, an officer in the Planetary Union's line of exploratory space vessels. After his career takes a downturn following his divorce, he is given the ship Orville as his first command, only to discover that his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki), has been assigned as his first officer. Inspired by several sources, including Star Trek and The Twilight Zone, the series tells the story of Mercer, Grayson, and the crew of the Orville as they embark on various diplomatic and exploratory missions.
Two seasons have aired, 2017–2018 and 2018–2019. Fox renewed the series for a third season that is scheduled to air on Hulu in late 2020 in which Read will be a part of. Read also reprises the role of Clyde Weston on November 19, 2019.

Read recently played the role of Gregory Chase on General Hospital. His primetime credits include; NCIS, This Is Us, CSI: NY, Charmed, Crossing Jordan and much more. Please stay tuned for updates. 

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