‘The Young and the Restless’ Casting Spoilers: Adam Newman Returning Sooner in ‘Y&R’; Actor Trevor St. John Can Replace Michael Muhney [Speculation]

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By jaskiran kaur | March 17, 2014 12:34 PM EST

Ever since Michael Muhney exited "The Young and the Restless" (Y&R), fans have been anxious about the future of his character Adam Newman. For a long time it was being speculated if fan-favorite character of long-running daytime soap opera will return or not, after he met an explosive accident with Billy Abbott (Billy Miller). Since then there have been frequent switches in the cast of "The Young and the Restless." Some of the changes in the cast included Billy Miller being replaced by David Tom and Cynthia Watros being replaced by Cady McClain. According to the latest update on "Y&R," Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe) is allegedly exiting the show and CBS is now hunting for Michael Muhney replacement. [Warning: Spoilers Alert!]

Fans can take comfort in the fact that it has been confirmed on "Y&R" that Adam Newman is alive and he is most likely to return. Victor Newman located an eyewitness who revealed that Adam is not dead. This means the show is getting closer to bring back the much-loved character and it is laying the ground for his much-awaited return.

A Celebrity Dirty Laundry report revealed that  creator Jill Farren Phelps will bring back Adam Newman "sooner rather than later." The Web site speculated that the "Y&R" will pursue "cosmetic-surgery-after-being-burned soap storyline" when a new actor reprises role of Adam Newman character. Keeping that in mind, the Web site infers that show makers must look out for an actor who bears a resemblance to Michael Muhney.

Michael Muhney was allegedly fired from "The Young and the Restless" after being accused of sexually harassing a much younger actress, Hunter King (Summer). Fans actively protested when the actor was abruptly dismissed from the long running daily soap. Rumors swirled around claiming fans would boycott the show if Michael Muhney were to be replaced. It is clear that fans will not be too welcoming of the new actor who will now be playing Adam Newman on "Y&R."

Another report by Celebrity Dirty Laundry reported that fans may like to see Trevor St. John as Adam Newman. Trevor St. John is an actor who is known for his role of he character Victor Lord Jr. in ABC's "One Life to Live." The actor has reportedly appeared in more than 100 episodes of the show. It is said that he actor bears "uncanny resemblance" to Michael Muhney. Web site speculates that Trevor St. John "could easily fill Muhney's shoes as Adam Newman."

It has not been confirmed who will play Michael Muhney's Adam Newman's role on "Y&R." But Radar Online recently reported that CBS is involved in "active auditions." Producers reportedly wish to find someone who "audience will grow to love." Do you think Trevor St. John is that actor who audience will eventually fall in love with while he replaces Michael Muhney and plays his character Adam Newman in "The Young and the Restless?" Let us know your thoughts in comment section below.

For more spoilers on "The Young and the Restless," and Adam Newman character, read below:

'The Young and the Restless' Casting Spoilers: Adam Newman to Return; Who Will Replace Michael Muhney and What's in Store for the Character?

'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers for March 3-7: Billy & Vikki, Nick & Sharon Make Love; Adam Newman to Return [VIDEO]

'Young and the Restless' Feb. 17 Week Spoilers: Adam Newman Remains Missing; New Character Debuts; Cassie Newman's Secret Unveiled

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