The Soap Opera Network Show Queens of Drama is an American scripted reality series that is now in it’s second season, and continues to follow the lives of five soap opera stars who star as factionalized versions of themselves. Queens of Drama follows the five women as they attempt to film a new soap opera pilot. The five soap opera stars are from both daytime and evening drama series.
The second season of the show stars Vanessa Margil, who is best known for her performances on “90210”, Lindsey Harley, whose credits include “Passions”, “Days of Our Lives”, and “All My Children”, Hunter Tylo, best know for her nearly 25 year appearance on “The Bold and the Beauriful”, Christee Pharis from “Passions, and breakout star Crystal Hunt, who has appeared on “Guiding Light” and “One Life to Live”. These five women bring the drama and passion that keeps viewers glued to the screen and anticipating every next moment.
This half hour long scripted reality series gives audiences an inside look on what it is like to be a working soap opera star. It follows the ups and downs of these women’s lives and careers as they try to navigate the fickle world that is daytime television. The five women try to negotiate a deal with network executives for a new show that has much more substantial roles for women, which appears to still be hard sell to the male lead boardrooms and executive network heads. Queens of Drama attempts to turn this on its head, as all five of the leads are women. Along the way their is still plenty of drama, including Hunter Tylo being brought in at the last minute against the wishes of the other women.
Popular Facebook soap star Crystal Hunt is one of the young stand outs on this show. On “Queens of Drama” she is most notable for her rivalry against Lindsay Hartley. One the show she has no qualms about fighting dirty and has been known to call out Hartley on her age due to Hartley auditioning for mom roles.
Crystal Hunt is best known to soap opera fans for her roles on “Guiding Light” and “One Life to Live”, Soap Opera fans are most likely to know here as Lizze Spaulding a character she played for three seasons on “Guiding Light”. Metacritic shows that this role earned Ms. Hunt a Daytime Emmy Nomination for Best Young Actrees in a Drama Series. Later she played the role of Stacey Morasco on the long lived sitcom “One Life to Live”
Besides her roles as a daytime soap opera star, she has also appeared in movies and commercials. She began appearing in commercials when she was a young girl and even starred in a Walt Disney anti-drug ad. In Magic Mike XXL Crystal appeared as Lauren, and she played the role of Molly in 23 Blast, a sports drama film about the life of a disable teen who wants to play football. Besides Queens of Drama, she has also recently produced her first feature film, Talbot County. There’s a great acting reel here too that showcases Crystal Hunt’s range.