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Soap Opera Digest reported in late 2009 that Patton had finished filming, and that the role had been recast to facilitate a new story line.Chandler Massey, a newcomer to daytime television, won the role.Before he took over the role, Massey watched as many episodes of the series as he could find to familiarize himself with Will.In February 2013, Soap Opera Digest confirmed that Massey's younger brother Christian Massey would portray Will in flashbacks.I've always wanted to have a recurring part on a TV show." Gerse left the series in 2007 and made a brief return in 2008.In 2009, the character was reintroduced as a rebellious teen with actor Dylan Patton.Patton and Massey both received Daytime Emmy Award nominations for their portrayal of Will.In 2012, Massey won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, never before won for a gay character.

The character of Will was killed off (with murder) on October 9, 2015, a month before the show's 50th Anniversary, by new Head writers Dena Higley and Josh Griffith.

Luke Kerr of Zap2it called Will one of the show's most important characters.