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General Hospital Casting New Young Female Contract Role! Who Would You Suggest For The Part?

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Another new character is coming to Port Charles very soon!  According to Soap Opera Digest, General Hospital is casting a contract role for a young female.

The casting call that has gone out relates that the ABC soap opera is looking for a gal described as “complex late teens Caucasian female who is beautiful and dynamic.”

The role is to start to shoot brand new episodes of GH two months from now.  Thinking late teens or early twenties, who do you think the character will be brought in for? 

Let us know your thoughts … and who would you like to see on GH from daytime or primetime to fill this part?  Comment below!

 

 

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Thomas Procaccini
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Thomas Procaccini

Yes GH needs to increase 18-49 demo. Someone for Morgan. Loved the actress who played Langston on OLTL.

Matilda
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Matilda

You don’t think a woman blackmailing a 70 year old man for sex is going to increase the 18-49 demo? 🙂 I don’t think you need to add more young characters to attract that demo. And 18-49 year old viewers aren’t necessarily looking to watch teenagers or characters in their early twenties. GH has young characters already on canvas who they don’t write for and give real story to. TJ’s recent story was a plot point so Jordan can owe Sonny. He’ll get involved with Sonny now but will be MIA soon enough. Molly is non-existent. Morgan and Kiki are… Read more »

Justin
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Justin

You nailed it Matilda! You’re exactly right.

Beth
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Beth

I believe there is a Tony Geary interview somewhere (can’t remember how old it is) and he was explaining writers get residuals with every/any new characters they bring to the canvas. I got the impression “character creation” was a competitive thing among the writers. Heaven forbid they focus their time on and receive residuals for “character development” and good story telling among the existing characters. It sounded like the staff writers turnover in droves and don’t stay longer than a few years. I read something where Tristan Rogers explained soaps today are owned by such huge corporations now but in… Read more »

Rose
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Rose

Agree on most of your points.

Rose
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Rose

Beth…really interesting comment. I’m sure Nancy Dillingham will agree with many of it’s points.e

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Perfect, Thomas!

Lindy
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Lindy

Hey, can anyone out there tell me who the actress is that is playing Jennifer Smith? She seems familiar, but I can not place her.

smoochie
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smoochie

In the mid 80s Holly played the roll of Ivy (recurring stat) on DOOL and then moved on to play Cassie in OLTL(she took over the roll) for a few years. I believe she was on Baywatch for a year and has appeared on many other television shows throughout her pretty extensive career, which also includes work on the big screen in the 90’s.

Claire
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Claire

I’m surprised RC hasn’t written Valerie and Dillon hooking up, yet. But clearly they want to create a new character or bring in Serena finally. So, the girl who played Langston would be a good choice. But they really need to bring back Kristen Alderson because this new Kiki still isn’t any good. And the bad writing isn’t helping any. As a writer, it’s frustrating to see so many formerly intelligent characters turned into instant idiots. Prime example is Silas Clay. A Doctor who managed to have Sam investigated and proven unfit to raise his nephew then has a slimy… Read more »

denisefan
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denisefan

The writing is just as bad no matter who he gets paired with lately. I was surprised he decided to re-sign with the show. It’s been going downhill and is only a matter of time before it gets canned with FV and RC in charge.

Agree!

Kalle
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Kalle

Yes, Claire! Yes, Denisefan! The writing is very bad. I watched GH regularly. I stopped – there is not even one storyline that interests me. I wish that Jean Passanante, the writer that moved from YR to GH, will make a difference.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Agreed!

Ghlover
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Ghlover

The writing is not bad!! I love Ron and we should be gratefull to him because if i remember correctly not that many fans were happy with Guza or JFP and under them GH had less than a year… So I say Thank you Ron and Frank for the return of vets, of the nurses ball, the Jeromes and thank you for Lucas and Brad.

I love gh
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I love gh

KM is not a bad actress – I love her! She was great with Easton on PC, though I didn’t enjoy her character with Silas as much as John. She can act am with pretty much anybody, including Tracy – really enjoyed those scenes.

C
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C

I hope it’s one of Lucy’s daughters.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I had no idea Lucy had more than one daughter.
You may have something there, C. It could be that due to this Nikolas/Quartermaines/Lucy imbroglio regarding ELQ, there is a good chance Lucy’s daughter also comes into the picture. Perhaps Lucy ceded some control (share) to her daughters? Ergo, the need for a new actress.
On the other hand, it could be Tracy’s granddaughter.

Laurie
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Laurie

CeeCee, wasn’t it you that was such a big fan of young Patricia on the anniversary show, Chloe Lanier? I was too and would love for her to be a regular cast member. GH needs this demo bad!!

Rose
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Rose

To the best of my knowledge Lucy had two miscarriages, and became the surrogate Mom to Dominique and Scotty’s baby…who became known as Serena. Since Dominique died, I think Lucy considered Serena as her own. Lucy has had so many sides to her personality on GH. She started out as a understated librarian, and “oh” the places she’s been and trouble she’s caused. She’s a real survivor and far more interesting, funny and “clever” than just the over enthusiastic organizer of the Nurses Ball or Ms. Van Helsing with the vampire story. So looking forward to a good Lucy/Nik/ELQ story.… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Laurie.
Yes, Laurie, I was one, among others, who loved young Patricia. She moved me. I had forgotten about that. And, yes, I agree….she would add ‘heart’ to the show…..something that is become rarer and rarer….

davidevansmith
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davidevansmith

Rose, and others…. Lucy was Serena’s surrogate mom, and I believe adopted her, but I’d need to research that, cause Serena’s custody was tossed around in 1997/1998 when Rex Stanton used Serena to try to get Dominique’s estate. But Lucy DID also adopt Christina Devlin, the biological daughter of Julie Devlin and Frank Scanlon (on Port Charles). Christina was born to Julie while she was convicted of the General Homicide murders (in partnership with crazy Dr. Greg Cooper, based on the murder mystery penned by Kevin Collins). Julie broke out of Ferncliff and Chris Ramsey delivered the baby, who Julie… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@davidevansmith.
Thanks, David. Your synopsis certainly helps. If truth be known, I could never keep those details straight in, my head. LOL.

Linda
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Linda

Carlos. in a wig anyway we can get him. 🙂

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Love it! Carlos was another interesting character totally wasted. Why do the writers insist on writing all characters into a corner, hooking up EVERYONE, IMMEDIATELY, and making all women stupid and helpless/hopeless. If they do that with the new contract player, what do they have? Another dead-end storyline.

Harry
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Harry

Nancy, yes couples hook up immediately and yet, they’re isolated from Port Charles society.
No one’s stories link up to one another anymore.

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

Hopefully related to someone on canvas…Nik will probably have a long lost daughter or God help us if its Franco…best if she is Scotts daughter!!!

Patrick
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Patrick

“i” hope it’s Serena Baldwin

Scotty Baldwin has been so funny lately… this would only add to his layer

Laurie
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Laurie

I wouldn’t mind Serena. The actress who played her is just as beautiful still & I don’t know why they wouldn’t just cast her if available, but if they couldn’t get her I’d have to vote for the actress who played young Patricia Spencer on the April 1 Fluke/Luke reveal show. She was soooooooo good.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I love Scotty. He is comical, you’re right….sardonically so!

Timmm
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Timmm

I think it will be Lila Rae Q? If its Brooklyn I would hire Victoria Justice. Maybe look at a former young soap star who is out of work? No Kardashians PLEASE!

Jeffrey Anderson
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Jeffrey Anderson

I don’t being rude to ask u.. Who is the heck is that? I watched Gh when the evil girl named Jennifer snow, enemy of spencer ..who played the part for her? I never seen her in the past, I just came back to 2005 when Jason Thompson was introduced debut being dr. Patrick drake

CeeCee
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CeeCee

If you are asking who Victoria Justice is? She is a remarkable young actress with a “superlicious ” voice…LOL. that is what my nine-year old niece call it. She is/was on Nickelodeon’ ZOEY101 and VICTORIOUS.

Harry
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Harry

Good Lord, they need to reduce the inventory of actors, not increase it.
Please, there is already an over saturation of characters whom I do not care about.
Get rid of Kiki, Morgan, Nina and Valerie. And while Maura West is a good actress, the writing for Ava and Denise has been deplorable and I wish they’d get rid of her too because I don’t see how they can fix that character.
GH has become the hoarder of all soaps. Someone call in 1 800-Got-Junk?

Patty
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Patty

Could not have said it better myself especially the part not to increase because all the good actors have less storyline! 🙂

su0000
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su0000

Patty.. GH has a revolving cast.. It does not use the same 11 characters year round, as Y&R .. GH rotates its’ characters.. many have other projects they need to tend to and ABC/GH allows them to have other projects.. The GH rotates stories/screen time.. If GH had a smaller cast there would be no stories because most would be busy LOL GH needs a larger cast because of their formatting.. Also– Not having most on contract then they can be called when a story for them.. GH is not like the other soaps.. It does not run as the… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

ohh my!
Harry, are you having a bad hair day?

I think they should have never brought Laura back and she should be let go, she no longer fits into GH.. and she’s just not all that good..
I’m not having a bad hair day, just telling it like it is 🙂

ok-
there was an actress with the online AMC, she was Todd’s daughter?
She was very good!
I’d like to have her with GH.. yuppers she she was/is powerful ..

CeeCee
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CeeCee

SU, are you talking about Dani Manning (Kelley Missal)? I love her. Yes, good idea. Also, Brittany Underwood who played Starr’s best friend, Langston, as Thomas suggested, would be perfect.

Rose
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Rose

Su…On reading your “revolving cast” comment it reminded me of how I see a lot of jobs. I’m at a stage where opportunities in my major professional life aren’t available anymore. So I’m lucky to have part-time job in a bookstore which keeps the doer in me active, and the social and intellectual stimulated. As with most other retail jobs, it’s very rare to see full time jobs…just part time. Won’t get into the bottom line reasons. Part of the brave new, bottom-line world…insert alarm bells here. But getting back to the rotating GH cast comparison with retail, when you… Read more »

Mary SF
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Mary SF

O let’s give Sabrina a sister then she can hang out in the apartment with Felix’s sister who went to her room one day and just disappeared—LOL.

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

There are several characters i wish would enter that same room and disappear: Nina, Franco, Sabrina, Jordan, Nathan, Maxie, Rosalee, TJ and Alexis…hell, dump half the cast!!!…lol

Shay
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Shay

Bingo, Jimh! And don’t forget Val-Chops! Ric and Molly, as well! (Although I can tolerate Maxie and even Nathan….he is after all, Dr. O’s son!!!! LOL….)

mike
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mike

Hope it’s a recast for KiKi

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Yeah, mike. That is the best suggestion, yet! I wish !!!!!

Rose
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Rose

I’m hoping when Tony/Luke leaves there will be some sanity about who and how many come and go. But GH definitely doesn’t need to add ANY newbies right now. First they had some great actors come on for whom they are writing lame stories. Franco/Roger and Nina/ Michelle come to mind. Then they bring on others with great fanfare, and just as quickly they are gone…Rebecca/Hayden. And then there are the cameo appearances. Fun once in a while, but they don’t add long term…just gimmicks. And as far as the teen+ actors they already have, wouldn’t it be great if… Read more »

Patty
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Patty

Thank you for your great comment, I could not agree more! Looking forward to reading more of your opinions. I am a big fan of GH and I will be watching no matter how the stories are played out 🙂

Rose
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Rose

Patty…Oops! I sent my reply to Laurie that was intended for you. I wanted to thank you back. Also wanted to add Michael Easton/Silas to list of actors who have been under used since coming onto GH from OLTL.

Laurie
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Laurie

Chloe Lanier-the actress who played young Pat Spencer on the 52nd Anniversary show, April 1st. She was fantastic!

Rose
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Rose

Thanks Laurie. Add Micael Easton/Silas to the list of under utilized actors since coming over from OLTL. And like you, I’m a big GH fan and will keep watching.

Bobbie P
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Bobbie P

I’m leaning at this casting call could be for aging Joss(Jax & Carly’s daughter)!

Everything is better with Franco
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Everything is better with Franco

I think you’re right

kathy weber
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kathy weber

I think the role will be for Scot’s daughter Serena.

Cacky
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Cacky

I imagine that the new young female is being cast as a possible love interest for the character of Dylan. Chrishell Stauss might be a good fit, and certainly would be a good addition to Port Charles.

steve
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steve

Madonna’s daughter. THat could be cool and interesting…

kathryn63
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kathryn63

MELISSA ARCHER NEEDS TO COME TO GH AS CLAUDETTE ASAP

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On the latest episode of their That’s Awesome podcast with Steve and Bradford, released over the Thanksgiving holiday, General Hospital’s Bradford Anderson (Spinelli) and Steve Burton (Ex-Jason Morgan) took some moments to address how Steve’s decision to not adhere to the ABC and GH Covid-19 vaccine mandate (which caused the two-time Daytime Emmy-winning star to be let go from the show) would affect their live shows, podcasts, content moving forward, as well as if it has caused a riff in their friendship.

When addressing listeners of the podcast, Anderson shared the the two would continue on with their projects, but that he disagreed with Burton’s decision to not follow the GH vaccine mandate.

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Bradford expressed: “If you know us, and know are brand, if you will, it’s built on friendships, and like all friends, we have disagreements.  I disagree with Steve’s decision and he knows that. But over are years of friendships, we have had plenty of discussions about this and other topics, and sometimes we agree and sometimes we don’t, but at the end of the day we are still friends.”

Steve added: “We usually don’t get into decisive things on the show.  Look, I have a right to believe in what I want, and you have a right to believe in what you want, and that’s what makes this country great and we have never been about division.”  In addition, Steve was clear that he has not agreed to any interviews at this time on the subject of his exit, and that he is already moving on, sharing: “I am just grateful for my time at General Hospital and the people and the friendships I have made there, especially with the fans.  I have had an incredible life. Listen, I’m OK. I’m at peace. I ‘m moving forward and I am excited about it.  Like I said in my video, when one door closes, multiple doors open, and that’s what happened already.  I’ve gotten a lot of requests for interviews that I don’t want to do, because I don’t want division … that’s the bottom line.”

Look for Anderson and Burton to hit the road in 2022 and continue with their successful Stone Cold and the Jackal live comedy show and appearances.

What did you think about how Steve and Bradford addressed their disagreement on the vaccine mandate within the podcast? Will you be seeing Steve and Bradford live if they come to your town in 2022? Comment below.

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Steve Burton Confirms His Exit From General Hospital

Steve Burton has spoken and after so much speculation, the two-time Daytime Emmy-winning star has confirmed he is out as General Hospital’s Jason Morgan.

In his post on his Instagram account on Tuesday, Steve shared that he was let go by the ABC daytime drama series due to their vaccine mandate and that even though he applied for medical and religious exemptions those were denied.  Thus, he has to exit his role.

In story, viewers saw on Monday, that Jason is MIA from being under the rubble of the cave that collapsed in Jason’s attempt to apprehend Peter August (Wes Ramsey).

In his post, Burton shared the following: “I know there has been a lot of rumors and speculations about me and General Hospital and I wanted you to hear it from me, personally. Unfortunately, General Hospital has let me go because of the vaccine mandate. I did apply for my medical and religious exemptions and both of those were denied, which, you know, hurts, but, this is also about personal freedom to me. I don’t think anyone should lose their livelihood over this. But with that being said, you know me. I’ll always be grateful for my time at General Hospital I love it there. I grew up there. I grew up with some of you, so I will always be grateful and I believe when one door closes multiple doors open. That’s always been my perspective, so I am excited to see what the future brings. ”

Steve went on to say, “Maybe one day when these mandates are lifted, I can return and finish my career as Jason Morgan. That would be an honor, and if not, I am going to take this amazing experience, move forward and be forever grateful. I have got to say, that I am forever grateful for your love and your support over the years. It means so much to me. Thank you. I don’t know when my last airdate is. It may have aired or it might be tomorrow or the next day. I am not sure. I want you guys to have an awesome Thanksgiving. I know it is hard, maybe, in this type of situation to be thankful or grateful, but we have so many things to be thankful about. Being grateful really is the key. Love you guys.”

The popular actor began his run as GH’s Jason Quartermaine back in 1991. Later in 1995, after a car accident he had a major personality shift and became Jason Morgan. Burton went to Y&R to play Dylan McAvoy for a four-year stint from 2013-2017, before heading back to his home at GH.

A source close to the show told Deadline that Burton’s last tape date was October 27th.

You can watch Steve’s video announcement below on his GH departure.

So, how do you feel about Steve being let go from GH? Do you hope Steve can return at some point? Share your thoughts via the comment section below,

 

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During today’s Monday, November 22nd episode of General Hospital, Ingo Rademacher made his exit as Jasper Jacks.

The actor who is out at the ABC daytime drama series for not adhering and disagreeing to the GH and ABC Covid-19 vaccination mandate, saw his character written-out when Jax shared his final scenes with Laura Wright’s Carly and Cynthia Watros’ Nina.

In story, Jax ran into his ex-wife Carly and informed her he was leaving Port Charles immediately to deal with business in Sydney, Australia.  He adds, he is not planning on coming back to town with this sentiment.“I’m kind of on the outs with everyone in Port Charles right now.”

Things are not be left on good terms with the exes, when Carly spouts, “You know, Jax, I thought I made it clear … my life is none of your business.” After some back and forth about their daughter Josslyn (Eden McCoy), Jax says that he is, “Happy to stay out of your life.”

Later, Jax visits Nina at Charlie’s Pub, and warns her to be careful about getting even more deeply involved with Sonny (Maurice Benard), and she deflects that there is anything going on between them, and telling Jax that her and Sonny don’t have a future together.

Rademacher’s Jax is now off the canvas of the series.

So, what did you think of how GH wrote out Jax and Ingo’s exit from the show? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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