Days of Our Lives’ Greg Vaughan to reprise role of Queen Sugar for final season

Greg Vaughan (Eric, days of our lives) amounts to Queen Sugar. Variety reports that the Daytime Emmy winner will reprise the role of Calvin, Nova’s (Rutine Wesley) ex-partner, in season 7 of the hit drama OWN, the last of the series.

Season 7 will also feature Vanessa Bell Calloway (ex-Yvonne, All my children; formerly Ella, Saints and sinners), Lamman Rucker (formerly Garret, AMC; former Marshall, As the world turns), Glynn Turman (formerly Lew, Peyton Square), Kaci Walfall, Tracie Thoms, Amirah Vann, Sharon Lawrence, Anne Nesby, Reagan Gomez, Tanyell Waivers, McKinley Freeman, Vivien Ngoand Brian Michel.

Getting back on board is also sugar queen creator and EP Ava DuVernay. The Oscar-winning actor directed the pilot and will also direct the finale. Throughout its seven seasons, sugar queen featured an all-female directing team, which DuVernay promised when the show premiered in 2016. Over seven seasons, 42 women, 39 of whom were first-time scripted television directors in the United States, have directed episodes.

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DuVernay’s ARRAY Filmworks and Harpo Films produce sugar queen in association with Warner Bros. Television. Sugar Queen’The executive producers are DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Shaz Bennetand Paul Garnes.

Rachel J. Bradford