Twins Recast and the New Nikolas

Who’s coming and who’s going from General Hospital (GH)? Are any of your favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the not too far off future?

General Hospital C&G News

Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring, or day player roles? Are any well-remembered or beloved stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join the General Hospital fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the ABC soap.

The week of October 4, 2021
General Hospital viewers were stunned when a new Nikolas Cassadine suddenly turned up on the soap. Adam Huss, best known for playing Josh Kantos on the Starz crime drama Power, temporarily stepped into the role for undisclosed reasons on Wednesday, September 29. Huss has also appeared on Passions (as Miguel’s imposter in 2006) and The Bold and the Beautiful (as Lance in 2002). The very next day,  Marcus Coloma was back in the part.

Erik and Theo Olson, the twins who have played Michael’s (Chad Duell) son since 2018, are out. The tykes are moving to Paris with their family, following their father’s new career opportunity. Kyler and Caleb Ends have taken over the part. If the kids look familiar, it’s because they previously played Maxie’s (Kirsten Storms) son James on GH, as well as Jordan’s (Chrishell Stause) son David on Days of our Lives.

Although Sonny’s left Nixon Falls, Joyce Guy hasn’t wrapped her run as Phyllis Caulfield. Look for the character to turn up again soon.

General Hospital History

GH made its debut in 1963 and is the second longest-running daytime soap opera in American history. The longest-running soap is Guiding Light. While it’s not the longest-running serial, General Hospital is the longest-running soap opera currently on air.

The daytime drama outlasted other soaps to become a mainstay for many households! From legendary Laura’s (Genie Francis) many decades on and off and back on as the show’s leading heroine to Anna Devane’s (Finola Hughes) exploits to Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and his mobster activities, GH certainly knows how to please its viewers.

Current Soap Operas

It is one of four soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include Days of our Lives (DOOL), The Young and the Restless (YR), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.

General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes. For more about what’s coming up in Port Charles, check out all the latest that’s been posted on GH spoilers, and for an in-depth look at the show’s history, click here.


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