The Bold and the Beautiful is pulling out all the stops for its upcoming 30th birthday, including taking a special trip to Australia to film scenes for the CBS soap.
“This will be an epic celebration for our fans around the world,” says executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell of the trip scheduled to take place from February 12 through February 17. “We are preparing to film the most glamorous location shoot in soap opera history. Collaborating with Qantas, Network TEN [where B&B airs in Australia] and CBS, viewers will witness romance, high style, jaw-dropping twists, harrowing stunts and major cliffhangers, all hallmarks of Bold and Beautiful.”
To make this the most glamorous location shoot in soap opera history, The Bold and the Beautiful will have to raise the bar it has already set with recent location shoots the CBS soap has filmed in the United Arab Emirates, Paris, Amsterdam, and Puglia.
Actors slated to travel and appear in the Australia scenes include Don Diamont (Bill Spencer), Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer), Thorsten Kaye (Ridge Forrester), Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan), Rena Sofer (Quinn Fuller), John McCook (Eric Forrester), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester), and Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy Forrester).
Brewer's appearance will be quite special because she previously portrayed Kate Ramsey on Network TEN's popular soap Neighbours, meaning she's a bona fide Australian celebrity.
This isn't the first time B&B has traveled to Australia; the fashion-oriented soap featured scenes from Down Under in celebration of its 20th anniversary back in 2007.
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