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General Hospital's Nicolas Bechtel Tapes Episode Of Steven Spielberg's New TV Series RED BAND SOCIETY!

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General Hospital’s Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer Cassadine) has been one busy kid lately! And now the Port Charles scene-stealer revealed he just returned from Atlanta where he guest-starred on an upcoming episode of the new Steven Spielberg series on FOX, Red Band Society!

On Bechtel’s twitter account there is a photo of him outside his hotel from Friday with the accompanying tweet: “Atlanta has been great. Working on @RedBandSociety was awesome. Almost time to head back to LA.”

Red Band Society stars Dave Annabelle (formerly of Brothers and Sisters) and Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer as a doctor and a head nurse of a hospital, and the story focuses on a group of teenagers living together as patients in the hospital’s pediatric ward.

The concept for Red Band Society came from Spanish television series Polseres Vermelles.  The dramedy will premiere on September 17th at 9PM on FOX.   We will keep you posted as to the date when Bechtel’s episode of the series will air!

What do you think of Nicolas booking a guest star role on Red Band Society?  Let us know!

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Timmm
Timmm

This kid is going to be really successful. It will be yet another GHer that will make it in movies or prime time. He is so talented. Good luck Nick!

Mary SF
Mary SF

Hope he has a better fate than Lindsay Lohen who once played Allie Frowler on Another World. She was such a cute and talented little girl; like Nicholas, you just knew she was going onto bigger things — sadly some times rising stars crash and burn, hope this little guy doesn’t follow suit.

Timmm
Timmm

Your right, you hear from some of the adult actors who were child stars that they wish fame hadn’t happened so young.

CeeCee
CeeCee

I understand, Mary. Your comments are always very wise and I respect you. But, we can’t compare one child with another. Plus, look at the kind of parents who raised Lindsay Lohan. I hope young Nicolas has mentally stable and caring parents. I wish this kid well.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
jimh(leave it to beaver)

Good for him…as long as it isnt typecasting and his character isnt in a love triangle…lol

Omar
Omar

I just saw the pilot on Hulu..I love this new show..Great cast and writing without being to over dramatic and sappy because it is about sick kids…i think FOX has a hit in the making.

rebecca1
rebecca1

haha…good for him! love this kid!

Dan
Dan

Nicolas is obviously very talented, and I personally enjoy the funny stuff they write for him as Spencer on GH. You need some light-hearted scenes on the show for balance, and he definitely helps provide that. As talented as he is, I figured it would only be a matter of time before he was doing some bigger and better things.

Charday
Charday

I love it when he schemes with Britt!

JUDY
JUDY

HIGHLIGHT OF THE SHOW…LOVE TO WATCH THIS BRIGHT CHILD…SURELY A FUTURE STAR…GOOD LUCK!

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GH’s Kathleen Gati and Michelle Stafford Deliver The Power Performance of The Week!

A grieving mother and sister found themselves stuck in a revenge plot gone haywire, that provided the backdrop in which two accomplished actresses; Kathleen Gati (Liesl) and Michelle Stafford (Nina) were able to shine on episodes of General Hospital.

Although Peter’s kidnapping went on far too long, and fans on social media have their own viewpoints as to what they think of Mr. August aka Henrik Faison (Wes Ramsey), the final week of taking Peter hostage to torment him as payback for his part in Nathan’s death; gave Gati and Stafford scenes from the comedic, to the emotional, to the cray-cray, and more..

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On Thursday’s episode, Nina is trying to talk down Liesl from torching the place, but Liesl is becoming more unhinged and more grief-stricken.  She says to Nina, “I lost my son.  I gave Nathan up to protect him.  I spent my life not even daring to gaze in his direction for fear that Cesar would take him.  I never wanted my son to be like him, and now my beautiful boy is buried in the ground, while the other son is still breathing!  So, I must finish this my way, Nina  …  with or without you!”

Pleading, an emotional Nina responds: “Aunt Liesl, you are not the only one who lost time with Nathan.  I did, too.  I missed him growing up.  I missed his childhood, and seeing the incredible man he turned into.  I feel his absence and I feel the loss every second of every day.  I hate Faison, and I will for the rest of my life, and I hate Anna (Finola Hughes) just like you did, but that does not justify what I have done… being an accomplice in this crazy revenge.  None of that is going to bring my brother back.”   Nina goes on to say:  “I knew J would not want his mother grieving alone. This isn’t grief anymore … this is madness.”

Obrecht with rage and sadness in her eyes says, “The brightest souls like my Nathan are extinguished.”  And from there, as viewers know by now, Liesl sets the fire, which sets the stage for Nina’s rescue, and the Friday cliffhanger of Finn (Michael Easton) having to decide whether to go in the burning building and get Peter out, or not.

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Later on the pier, a stoic, but grief-stricken Liesl is arrested.  She spitefully tells Curtis (Donnell Turner) and Jordan (Vinessa Antoine), “Tell Anna something for me: ‘Now we are even!”‘

Earlier in the week, we saw how Kathleen Gati navigated the comedic yet dramatic moments as she had to knock Franco (Roger Howarth) out, while she was trying to get back to Spoon Island, as he realized Obrecht was the guilty party who took Peter.

Gati has made Obrecht, this one-of-a-kind character, come to life, no matter what the circumstances the writers put her in.  And as for Michelle Stafford, when Nina spoke of her brother and the loss she continues to feel, it was one of the most on-the-money moments for anyone who has lost a sibling that they looked to.

So, even through some of the absurdity of the circumstances, and as they were portraying two women trying to figure their way out of the mess they created,  Gati and Stafford never faltered as they committed to the material, and delivered this week’s Power Performance of the Week.

Share your thoughts on the performances of Kathleen and Michelle and what stood out to you via the comment section below.

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GH’s Billy Miller Lands Role In Apple’s Upcoming Thriller Series, ARE YOU SLEEPING

Exciting casting news for mutli-Daytime Emmy winner, Billy Miller (Drew, General Hospital).  Miller has been cast in the upcoming drama series thriller, Are you Sleeping to be on Apple’s streaming platform.

Are you Sleeping stars Oscar winner Octavia Spencer along with Lizzy Caplan, and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) with another Oscar winner, Reese Witherspoon serving as one of the series executive producers with the project through her production company, Hello Sunshine.

According to Deadline: Are You Sleeping, is based on the true-crime novel by Kathleen Barber,and provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true-crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.

Code Black’s Moon Bloodgood is also set as a series regular. Brett Cullen (Devious Maids) and Hunter Doohan, will recur along with Miller.

In story, Octavia Spencer stars as Poppy Parnell, a relentless investigative reporter who looks to uncover the truth behind a decades-old questionable murder verdict through her new podcast. Caplan plays twin sisters Josie and Lanie, whose father’s murder decades ago is examined on the podcast. Paul plays convicted murderer Warren Cave, whose guilt or innocence has remained a question in many people’s minds for the past 20 years.

Miller will play the role of Lanie’s husband, Alex Dunn.

Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood and Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) also co-star in the series.

So, looks like Billy will be a part of a star-studded cast! Excited to see him in this role? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Does GH’s Margaux Have A Connection To Someone In Port Charles? If So, Who?

This week, General Hospital viewers saw that the ABC daytime drama series is teasing a potential pairing of Drew (Billy Miller) and the new district attorney in town, Margaux Dawson (Elizabeth Hendrickson), after the two characters run into each other at a concession stand at the cancelled baseball game.

As fans of the soap genre know, Miller and Hendrickson also played former love interests on The Young and the Restless as Billy Abbott and Chloe Mitchell.

During Hendrickson’s first #AskGH live Twitter Q&A when asked: “Is your character connected to someone on the show?”  Elizabeth responded: “As of now Margaux is new to town … but you never know, there may be some connection that has not be revealed yet :)”

That tweet has left fans speculating if perhaps Margaux, has an ex in Port Charles, is tied to a major family in someway, or perhaps has some legal trouble past?

Recently on GH. when Chase (Josh Swickard) arrived on the scene as the new cop (following Nathan’s (Ryan Paevey) untimely death), it was later revealed that he was actually the half-brother to Finn (Michael Easton).  And as we know in the soaps, connections are usually the key to more long term success in a role, rather than being just a standalone character, but there have been exceptions.

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So, who would you like to see Margaux have a connection to on GH?  What do you think will happen with her character? Comment below.

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