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Is GH Recasting TJ? Or, Adding Another Teen to the Younger Set?



A casting breakdown has gone from General Hospital and it looks like they may be looking for a replacement for the character of TJ, currently played by Krys Meyer, who plays Molly’s (Haley Pullos) boyfriend!

According to Soap Opera Digest, the casting note says the ABC soap is looking for a male, “major, ongoing recurring role” who is “16, African American. Charming, charismatic, very appealing and handsome. A bit cocky, gets into trouble, but has a very soulful, sensitive side.”  The role would begin taping next month.

Ok soapers, here are our questions.: Do you like Krys Meyer in the role of TJ?  If not, who would you suggest GH recast the role with?  Or, do you think this is for another role all together?  Let us know your thoughts!

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  1. Enrique Buenrostro

    July 18, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Maybe they are bringing back Tom Hardy Jr., he should be about this age by now.

    • GH fan

      July 18, 2012 at 11:56 pm

      Nope, Tom Hardy Jr. would be at least 23.

    • ethel

      July 19, 2012 at 1:26 am

      that would be a great idea especially since he is part of a legacy family

  2. Vanessa

    July 18, 2012 at 11:58 am

    I don’t know if it’s the actor or the way the character is written, but as of right now, TJ is forgettable and a change should be made if they want to keep this character growing. I don’t know if that means recast, a stronger portrayal of the character by the current actor or change in writing for the character.

    • Monica

      July 18, 2012 at 12:23 pm

      I agree with you. There’s no chemistry between TJ and Molly as it stands now.

    • Christy

      July 18, 2012 at 2:11 pm

      I agree with the ‘forgettable’ that storyline is rather forgettable! ha

      i bet if it was tom hardy jr he’d be aged progressed and not really 16.

      casting call says ‘major ‘ recurring role – that obviously is NOT TJ that is not major at all.

      • GH fan

        July 18, 2012 at 11:57 pm

        Definitely NOT Tom Hardy Jr. He was born in 1989, so he’d be at least 23.

      • MK

        July 19, 2012 at 7:33 am

        Tom Hardy Jr, would be around Maxie age based on real time.

  3. toscanti

    July 18, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Recast for sure.

  4. Eileen Hargis

    July 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    From the call it sounds like Krys is being replaced. Remember the young actor before Chad D?

  5. MBmomof3

    July 18, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    I wasn’t a big fan at first, but TJ, and his portrayor, have grown on me. I don’t think a recast is necessary. He and Molly are adorable together.

    • Joan

      July 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm

      I agree, I say keep TJ. Their chemistry is acceptable, they are young. Michael and Starr chemistry is no where as great as it was with Abby, that’s chemistry. Even Sonny and Carly had more chemistry than Sonny and Kate or the rest of them, except Tamara Braun.

  6. Trent

    July 18, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    The character is weak. Especially playing against someone as strong as little Molly.. I vote new young love interest altogether. Haley Pullos is worth it! Side note: still haven’t seen the advantage of re-casting Kristina.. Lexi A. was incredibly good with the very tough storylines they threw at her.

    • vvenababy2

      July 26, 2012 at 7:35 am

      Lexi Ainsworth is SORELY missed by many. This NuKristina is horrible.

  7. Christine

    July 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    They were VERY cute, in my opinion, when Alexis was reading the terms of their dating “contract” last week. However, I just do not think that TJ and Molly have had enough screen time.

    That being said, I still think there is so much jumpiness going on. A lot of times an episode will start and it is like dialogue had taken place on the day or days before, but my Tivo didn’t record it. I know this isn’t the case. It is not as choppy as when the new team took over, but I still notice it here and there.

  8. Glen

    July 18, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    It seems that, due to landing a new job elsewhere, Krys Meyer is leaving the role of TJ, which necessitated a recast.

  9. Eva

    July 18, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    I agree, the role of TJ needs some fine tuning to get viewers to care. I only ask one thing from GH: PLEASE do not have Molly get pregnant!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Peter

    July 18, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    He’s OK. Though, I wouldn’t miss him.

  11. mike

    July 18, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    A recast is a good idea. They also need to bring in spoiled Jack Manning as a spoiler. The once horrible but greatly improved Andrew Trichitta would be good in the role, especially if he’s spent the last few months in acting class.

  12. Marisa

    July 18, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    Molly needs a new love interest. TJ and Molly do not work. Molly is too smart for TJ. She needs someone who ia cute and shares her interests.

    • 1loveabcsoaps

      August 1, 2012 at 4:22 pm

      What do you mean cute? Krys ain’t ugly. I’ll give you interest sharing.

    • Misty

      September 2, 2012 at 11:59 am

      Like they say, composites attract!

  13. Heather

    July 18, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    I don’t think TJ needs to be recast. Give Krys Meyer a chance. He’s doing a great job. What’s wrong with you ABC!

  14. Chaz

    July 19, 2012 at 10:41 am

    From Daytime Confidential:

    “It appears the General Hospital casting call everyone has been talking about all day is in fact for a TJ recast. According to setside sources, Krys Meyer booked a new gig, which has resulted in the role needing to be recast. ”

    One of the weaker storylines for me. Current actor made no impact and certainly not when compared to the actress playing Molly.

  15. dominicsmythe

    July 25, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Tj is forgettable. No chemistry with Molly. We need some charisma in the younger actors… another Vanessa Marcil in the 90’s! I was a pre-teen then and watched just for her young storyline!

    • 1loveabcsoaps

      August 1, 2012 at 4:26 pm

      I kow what U mean. I miss the days of Venessa Marcil and Maurice, ( Brenda and Sonny). You could fall in love for an hour with Sonny and Brenda on the screen, and they BOTH were so EEEEZZZZZZ to look at. Love them!

  16. 1loveabcsoaps

    August 1, 2012 at 4:34 pm


    Although people, GH casting is looking for a REPLACEMENT for the role, which means African American!

  17. barbara cohen

    August 18, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    the original tj is great. big mistake to recast.

    • barbara cohen

      August 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm

      big mistake to recast tj.

      • barbara cohen

        August 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

        the original tj was great

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