General Hospital (GH) spoilers reveal that yesterday Daytime Confidential broke the stunning news that Marcus Coloma was no longer with the ABC sudser. No reason was given for the situation, and no details have come out about how the character of Nikolas Cassadine will be dealt with going forward.
Today Coloma’s costar Daytime Emmy Award winner Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) tweeted about the situation on social media. Keep reading to discover what he had to say about the departure of his friend and co-star.
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Maurice Benard weighed in on the still opaque event to say, “I believe when you’re talented it’s always a blessing in disguise.” The news of Coloma’s surprise exit was also accompanied by news that he declined to film his final scenes after learning the news.
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In his Twitter post, Benard posted a pic of him and Coloma in front of a “State of Mind” sign, the name of Benard’s podcast series. Coloma has appeared on Benard’s “State of Mind” podcast more than once. Benard added, “I’ve had many closes, friends leave General Hospital. Of course, it’s always sad, and sometimes confusing. I believe when you’re talented it’s always a blessing in disguise I always call @marcuscoloma the filmmaker!!! Go kick ass buddy.”
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Benard and Coloma became friends after Coloma joined the show in 2019. They post to social media showing them dancing, goofing around, and just enjoying each other’s company.
As soon as the surprising news broke, social media lit up with fans expressing their thoughts on what happened next to the Dark Prince. Will Nikolas be recast or will he “die?” If the role is recast who would fit as the brooding prince of Wyndemere, a Cassadine minefield for all sorts of shady shenanigans?
Many fans would love to see Tyler Christopher return to the role.
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Christopher was in the role prior to Coloma and each actor made the character their own. Fans being fans, they will always have favorites, and while Coloma was many fans’ favorite characterization of Nikolas, others want to see Christopher back. Tell us what you think GH fans, what do you want to see happen with the role of Nikolas Cassadine going forward?
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