For the moment, you can quell any rumors that Shemar Moore
(Malcolm Winters) is leaving The Young and the Restless
. While Moore has heaped a lot on his plate — he's slated to star in a feature film and a TV pilot for Fox — the talented actor has no definite plans to leave Genoa City just yet.
Moore is currently shooting the film Brothas with comic D.L. Hughley for Sony Films. His television pilot, Celebrity, produced by Jersey Films, is currently being rewritten. "Right now, Shemar is planning on staying on Y&R," confirms a show publicist. "If the pilot does get picked up, then he'll have to make a decision."
Moore has said in the past that at some point he might leave Y&R, but the six-year veteran feels a strong bond of loyalty to the show. The program has made time for Moore to do other feature projects, including the HBO film Butter and the CBS miniseries Mama Flora's Family, and several guest television appearances. While doing a daytime and prime-time series would give him an extremely demanding schedule, Moore would love to balance both programs on his acting roster.