Who’s coming and who’s going from General Hospital (GH)? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
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 August 5, 2019
In a surprise move, Billy Miller is out as Drew Cain. The actor joined the soap in 2014 and was originally cast as Jason Morgan. However, when Steve Burton returned to the role in 2017, Miller was revealed to be Jason’s twin brother.
Miller revealed the news of his departure on Twitter via a poignant goodbye note to fans. He’s already taped his final scenes at GH — on Friday, July 26. He will make his last appearance in August.
Jessica Tuck is back as the villainous Cassandra Pierce. The character popped up in scenes with Michael (Chad Duell) and Sasha (Sofia Mattsson) in Puerto Rico on July 31 and will be part of a new story arc.
Tuck initially joined the soap 2017 and made her last appearance in August of 2018. General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.