‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Kayla Ewell Officially Set as a Jacqueline MacInnes Wood for Stand-In for Steffy-Finn Love Scenes

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tanner Novlan and Kayla Ewell in 2015

Kayla Ewell is again at The Bold and the Beautiful. However, this time, the actress isn’t taking part in Caitlin Ramirez. She really received’t actually be taking part in a personality in any respect. An thought tossed round earlier this summer time is coming to fruition. Ewell, the real-life accomplice of actor Tanner Novlan, will stand-in for his on-screen love curiosity, Jacqueline MacIness Wood, for romantic scenes. Novlan performs a brand new character, Dr. Johh “Finn” Finnegan, whereas Wood is is a longtime legacy character, Steffy Forrester.

Tanner Novlan and Kayla Ewell in 2015
Tanner Novlan and Kayla Ewell in 2015 | Angela Weiss/Getty Images for The Kindred Foundation for Adoption

The thought first got here round this summer time

Because of manufacturing restrictions as a result of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, tv reveals need to shoot their scenes a lot in another way in an effort to cut back unneeded contact.

In now-viral interviews with Forbes and The Hollywood Reporter, the present’s head author, Bradley Bell, mentioned that they’d use blow-up dolls in intimate circumstances to adjust to security pointers. He additionally mentioned that an alternative choice can be for the real-life companions of the celebs for use for kissing and romance scenes.

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In an earlier interview Soaps in Depth, Novlan beforehand mentioned that Ewell was down for moving into the position as a physique double. From 2004-2005, Ewell portrayed Caitlin Ramirez on the present. When she exited The Bold and the Beautiful, Ewell moved on to primetime. Over the previous a number of years, she’s appeared in a number of initiatives like The Vampire Diaries and Me and My Grandma.

“I’ve pitched it to her and she is definitely game,” he mentioned on the time. “It’s a fun little trivia question for years to come for that scenario to play out. If we end up going down that road, it’s gonna be pretty cool.” 

Ewell is confirmed to seem

Soaps in Depth lately confirmed that Ewell would formally be on the present. Fans clocked the information earlier than the official announcement on account of a post that Ewell made on Instagram. She posted an image with Novlan in a automobile and captioned it, “When Mom & Dad get to work together ❤️.” Many thought this meant she was set to seem on The Bold and the Beautiful as a Steffy stand-in.

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“Can’t wait for all that smooching,” commented one particular person.

“Omg..she is a Steffi [sic] typ as it is. Wonderful for her,” mentioned another person.

Another fan added, “It’s going to be tough to spot the difference. There is a very strong resemblance to JMKW.”

Ewell can be the second particular person to stand-in in a scene for his or her accomplice. Katrina Bowden, who performs Flo Fulton, had her husband, Ben Jorgenson substitute in for her on-screen husband, Darin Brooks, who performs Wyatt Fuller on the present.

“He was great,” Bell mentioned to Soap Opera Digest. “He is very close to the same build, same hair color and look as Darin Brooks. When you dress him up in matching wardrobe and shoot over his back shoulder, it’s virtually impossible to tell them apart. You’ll never know the difference.”

The Bold and the Beautiful airs weekdays on CBS.

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