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Eden McCoy To Make Her Debut As General Hospital's New Josslyn Jacks!

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On Wednesday’s upcoming episode of General Hospital, Josslyn will look different!  That’s because Eden McCoy has taken over the role of Carly (Laura Wright) and Jax (Ingo Rademacher) daughter, Josslyn.

McCoy replaces Hannah Nordberg, who has been working on other outside projects including the Dolly Parton TV bio-pic, Coat of Many Colors.

The young actress posted her excitement on her GH debut on her facebook page within the last 24 hours.  Eden stated: “I still can’t believe it but please watch me as Josslyn Jacks in my first episode of General Hospital on ABC Wednesday- very grateful to be a part of this amazing cast and show – much more to come – i love my GH family already!”

So, how will the new Josslyn fit into the Corinthos family drama and GH’s younger set?  Share your comments below as we welcome Eden to GH!

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su0000
su0000

well, the aged Josslyn..brought in playmate for TJ and Molly..
I hope the snooze dual don’t go the way of teenagers, teenasgers don’t watch soaps lol and grownups usually don’t like teens upfront.

ces
ces

Ha! I agree — not into Teenage stories. I can handle bits of Spencer but no romances with Emma or tween love affairs for me.

Mary SF
Mary SF

TJ and Molly are in college now, hardly teenagers anymore

SZima
SZima

First & second year college students are still teenagers.

Mary SF
Mary SF

College students are young adults, high school are teenagers in terms of soap stories; so Joss who is preteen or early teen will not be hanging out with college students which was suoo comments. IYes, technically eighteen and nineteen has the world teen in it, but soaps treat college age characters as adults.

Benigno
Benigno

I’ve been watching soaps as a teen and I’m only 25 now. It would depend if teen-centric stories are compellingly relevant the way other soaps have done everywhere else: Boys Over Flowers, Hollyoaks, Neighbours, and so on and so forth.

Joe
Joe

Congrats on your new job! Good luck and have fun!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Where is Kristina…seen her once and she disappeared…Josslyn will be involved with little Jake who will make a hostile takeover for her Children Of The Corn organization…lol…this show doesnt really do well when writing for children so ill wait and see what they do with her character!

su0000
su0000

Jimh, hi
hmm ”Children Of The Corn ” , now that would be a fun watch lol. but-
J&S will have kissing, and more kissing after a long conversation.
NO, Children of the corn stuff 🙁 🙁

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

i was jokingly refering to that…Josslyn used to talk about Children Of The Corn.and once worn a corn costume..lol

davlestev1
davlestev1

Have they sorased Spencer??? surely this older actress won’t be a ten year olds love interest..how creepy

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

did they age her…in the picture she still looks ten to me..lol

davlestev1
davlestev1

She is now a teen ager as is the actress. .how in earth can they justify this. .Spencer and the portrayer are 10 years old add is emma..

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

she does look a little older when i watched today…i dont know why they would do that but ive seen some weird casting with no regard to age…on Edge Of Night 40something Nicole was suddenly 20something when they recast…on Days Will was born before his stepdad EJ who suddenly was older…they dont do this on my favorite British soap Coranation Street..their children age normally like in real life, and their stories are more like real life too…wish our soaps were like that.

Timmm
Timmm

No aging Spencer! The kid is too talented.

CeeCee
CeeCee

Lol….how exciting, jimh! With their blond tresses and oh-so-light complexion, they do look the part.

ces
ces

oops I just posted about the Children of the Corn before seeing your post Jim! Lol!!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

that happens…sometimes when we are writing our comments others might be posting around the same time and not shown yet!

ces
ces

or great minds think alike 🙂

Robin Zink
Robin Zink

I’m hoping this means her father will be coming back as well!! We need Jasper Jacks back(Ingo)!!!

CeeCee
CeeCee

I don’t know Jax, Robin. But, I’ve heard so much about him, I feel as if I do. I think it would be very appetizing if he did come back to PC and create some sort of devilish stir between Carly and Sonny. I would enjoy eating up that mess. Perhaps Jax will declare his undying love for Carly, sending Sonny into a fit of sputtering, stuttering and lisping galore.

su0000
su0000

Hey CeeCee ….

what you missed!
Just to make you feel the loss!… lol

Ingo Rademacher/Jasper “Jax” Jacks

Crimes Committed
Accused of starting his company with mob money, but it was his father and brother
Unknowingly committed bigamy when he married Brenda Barrett on a boat, not knowing that his first wife was still alive [May 1996]

Illegally purchased the Dead-Man’s Hand from Luke Spencer [Oct 31, 2003]
Locked Tracy Quartermaine in a closet to prevent her from following him to Azure Key [Jan 9, 2004]

Changed the results of Courtney Matthews’ paternity test twice to indicate he was the baby’s father [2005-06]

Adultery; slept with Kate Howard while married to Carly [Nov 25, 2008]
Bribed a court appointed mediator [Jul 2011]

Accused of drug abuse and attempting to assault a court mediator (set up by Sonny Corinthos) [Jul 14, 2011]

Attempted to kidnap his daughter [Aug 5, 2011]

Disarmed a police officer and freed his brother, Jerry from a jail cell [Sep 2012]

Tried to pull a gun on Jerry (Joe Scully, Jr. stopped him by assaulting Jax) [Sep 2012]

Tried to shoot Jerry in a struggle for the gun [Sep 2012]
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Shot by Luis Alcazar while trying to protect Brenda; left paralyzed, but later made a full recovery [Sep 2002]

Shot by a pirate while on a treasure hunt in Azure Key [Jan 20, 2004]

Shot in the leg by Faith Rosco [Aug 2004]

Bitten by a non-poisonous snake on Sonny’s island and bumped his head [Sep 3, 2004]

Ran into a burning building to save Elizabeth Webber and her son, Cameron [Aug 3, 2005]

Held hostage in Caracas by Irina, a jilted lover of Jerry Jacks, and forced to have sex with her [Aug 2007]

Presumed dead after his plane went into the harbor [Aug 2011]

Held at gunpoint by Sonny Corinthos, and then had a shot fired at him which hit Robin in the arm instead [Aug 8, 2011][24]

Sickened with a fever after ingesting the toxin that his brother, Jerry Jacks had placed in the Port Charles water supply [Sep 2012]

Assaulted by Jerry Jacks’ associate, Joe Scully, Jr. when he tried to hold Jerry at gunpoint [Sep 2012]

Held at gunpoint by his own brother [Sep 2012]

Almost got shot by Jerry during a struggle for a gun [Sep 2012]

Injured in an explosion at the harbor [Sep 2012]

CeeCee
CeeCee

@su.
Wow, susu. He went through all that and he’s still alive?
Thanks for the back history. Is he a good guy, now? And, Carly trusts their daughter with him? Not surprised. LOL.

su0000
su0000

CeeCee,,
that was the good ol’ days !!! GH ROCKED! never a dull moment.
Ingo/Jax was a golden character!
and the most handsome man on GH .. check his facebook 🙂

Derzog
Derzog

What about the kid romance with Josslyn and Cameron? Is he being aged as well? But then again, Spencer would definitely go for an older girl 😉

davlestev1
davlestev1

Is she and we now supposed to believe she babysits spencer and cameron and emma…oh the inhumanity…lol

richard
richard

They should’ve saved her for the Spencer/Emma age group. Total mistake in casting/aging this character.

Tim
Tim

They didn’t age her enough,she looks to be around 13,still to young to hang out with Molly and TJ.

Liam
Liam

It’s ridiculous considering that little Jake’s supposed death helped to save a younger Josslyn. This was even talked about a couple months back when little Jake came back. So now they have to go and f*** that up.

Here’s an idea…bring back Monica and have her file a civil lawsuit against Sonny for him being responsible for A.J.’s death. I’d like to see her go after him financially in every way possible and allow the courts to go through all of his business dealings. That would at least be a start to dismantling his little empire. After all, Monica has lost the most (Alan, Emily, AJ, Jason) due to Sonny’s association with the mob. It doesn’t take rocket science to figure out what could make a good story and it doesn’t have to resort to soras’ing a bunch of kids.

Rose
Rose

Good point about Jake’s supposed death helping to save Josslyn. If not him, who and why?

Love the idea of Monica filing a suit against Sonny. Who would be her lawyer…Alexis or Diane? She’d probably have to find another lawyer with no conflict of interests…maybe..since this is a soap. I guess her Judge boyfriend wouldn’t be able to sit on the bench to hear this case, but he could provide great legal advice during pillow talk.

CeeCee
CeeCee

That works for me, Liam.
Why do the fans have to do all the work? The writers could come up with these ideas on their own. LOL.

Andrea
Andrea

Monica suing Sonny is actually a wonderful idea and would bring back the heart of this show. The Sonny propping for this little weasel is so awful and not interesting. Time to make a man out of Sonny once and for all! I love your idea!

Lia
Lia

That’s a great idea Liam. Monica needs justice in some way, so hitting him in the pocket will suffice, until someone kills him.

su0000
su0000

IF, Monica filing a suit against Sonny all the skeletons would come out of the closet.
AJ, was bad person. He shot his father in the back lol
And– AJ was choking Ava with intent to kill her!
Sonny had a bipolar moment, and AJ choking/strangling Ava was not cool lol ..

remember; we knew AJ did not kill Connie, Sonny did not know, he was told AJ killed Connie/Kelly.. yah Sonny lost it taking care of business on man who how killed his love his wife to be..

Ava, AJ and Sonny are even up, all are killers.. killers killing killers- even up!

Charday
Charday

Good idea, Liam. This might get me watching GH again. This is week six without watching GH.

Rose
Rose

So far we’ve seen more than a little rebellion and independence from Josslyn, and not much parenting on Carly’s part. So if Jax didn’t work wonders with her during the summer (and he wasn’t successful with Carly in the past), she just might give Morgan a run for his money in acting out. Wish they would bring Jax back. He could help the Q’s take back ELQ from Nik.

Chadam
Chadam

I’m glad they recast the role. No offense to Hannah, but I couldn’t stand the 2014-2015 Josslyn. She used to be so nice to Franco and he was trying his best to be the best role model to her and all she wanted to do was to get rid of him just because he had a brian tumor that made him do horrible acts, acts he now regrets. I reallly hope they decide to redemm the character with this new Josslyn.

Shay
Shay

Well, seeing that HN’s Joss was my favorite kiddo on this show, I’m none too thrilled….she just had that perfect “Bad Seed” attitude down pat…I guess with spooky “Little Jake” back, her prickly, persnickety personality was no longer as essential. Still, the fact that Joss is Carly’s offspring will mean that she’ll never be a proper miss, rather a real handful no matter the actress portraying her.

Meron
Meron

Ugh, Nice to have her; afraid of the Age Progression!!

I hope They remember that WE Remember!!

J.S.

carol
carol

With the age progression, what group is she supposed to fit in with? She’s too young for TJ/Molly and too old for Spencer/Cam/Emma. I don’t see much of a s/l for this character.

Brian
Brian

They are going to need to make Cam the same age IMO. Isn’t Joss the same age as Little Jake though? Oh they kinda messed up by bringing him back on the show.

Timmm
Timmm

I dont know if she can act or not BUT she could sure pass for Carly and Jax’s daughter! Good luck honey.

ces
ces

At least this one doesn’t look like she crawled out from Children of the Corn. Last two Josselyn’s were creeeeeepy!!!

Lia
Lia

I just hope this girl isn’t taller than the other kids. The former Joss was so tall she looked like a pre-teen standing next to Emma and Spencer. This girl is cuter, and you need that for a serious rival for Emma.

Tim
Tim

So now Joss is older than Cam,Emma,Jake and Spencer,but still younger than Molly and TJ?

Patrick
Patrick

1. she’s a cutie patootie ??? !!!! when you look at her…. (eyes)

“don’t” you just see Ingo Rademacher ? ! ? !

like Lauren Boles : ex- Ciara Alice Brady, Days
like Hanna Nordberg : ex-Josslyn Jacks, GH

my two little 1/2 pints… I just adored these fiesty minds of their own… gals

if you ask me… watching Hanna Nordberg… as a younger version of Carly is…now was

i wish this nuJosslyn all the best

Better Steve
Better Steve

People need to stop bashing the teen scene.

Teen cast in the background set up the show for 15 years for the future. If we didn’t have a teen scene in the past there would be NO show right now. Think about it all the current front burners are from the teen scen 15 to 20 years ago Nik, , Liz and Jason. Dillion Maxie and luLu. And going way back it was a teen love triangles that saved the show Scotty, like and Laura. Now I get that u don’t want them front and center all the time but we do need to build then up some what so you can care for them in the future imagine if they never show Robin as a kid and all the sudden they had a character show up playing her would you care as much about her without seeing her grow up on the show?

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