- The future of the daytime soapie Days of Our Lives is looking bleak
- It's been reported that the entire cast was released from their contracts
- The soapie has been a staple favourite on South African screens for decades
Days of Our Lives has been on screens across the world for 55 years.
The show will go on hiatus at the end of November, although enough episodes have been banked to play out the rest of the 2019-20 season.
The producers and distributors of the show are refusing to comment on the future of the soapie after this season ends.
A source told The Hollywood Reporter that the show is shot eight months ahead in production and will wrap for the season in November.
At that time, actors will be released if there's no renewal decision.
The producers of the soapie, Corday Productions, are currently suing Sony which distributes the show.
The production house's suit states that Sony did not proper effort into distributing the show.
Corday Productions also initially sued Sony for "blatant conflict of interest, deceit, perfidy, and abuse of market power," but those charges were dismissed by the courts in August.
Fans of the soapie are devastated that it might be ending
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