General Hospital spoilers and updates report that Marcus Coloma is rebutting firing rumors on social media from fans and others. In a report in Deadline, he blames recent illness and the end of his contract as the reasons he did not film his final scenes.
General Hospital Spoilers: Reported Covid Exposure
Coloma has been accused on social media of unfollowing all his castmates and refusing to film his final scenes because of what essentially would be called a tantrum. One tweeter in particular accused him of trying to spin his actions in a more positive light, and doesn’t believe his rebuttals, and many align with her. Marcus recently tested positive for Covid in November, with actor Adam Huss substituting for him as Nikolas Cassadine as reported in Daytime Confidential.
Marcus’ spokesperson rebutted the rumors to Dateline, along with verifying that his three year contract as Nikolas Cassadine was fulfilled.
GH Spoilers: Marcus Coloma Reaches Out To Fans
Marcus reached out to his fans in a statement, assuring them how grateful he’s been for his General Hospital fanbase who have supported him throughout his three years as Nikolas. He also says he was quite taken with his castmates in the ensemble cast, he felt like they were a family. He describes his fanbase as extremely passionate and providing outpourings of love and excitement. His spokesperson says in the Deadline article that ABC agreed that he should not film his final scenes due to health issues relating to his recent Covid exposure. Marcus has filmed nearly three hundred episodes bringing the character of Nikolas Cassadine to life.
General Hospital Spoilers: Last Airdate
Marcus’ spokesperson also confirmed that his last airdate as Nikolas will be at the end of January, although how the character exits was not confirmed. Presumably, the final scenes have been filmed by a replacement, possibly Adam Huss although that also has not been confirmed. There have been many speculations given storyline hints that the character of Nikolas Cassadine may be killed, but not confirmed.
Fans will simply have to watch GH and wait to see what happens with the character, whether Nikolas is recast again or not. The original portrayer, Tyler Christopher has expressed interest although many fans liked Adam Huss’s portrayal as well.
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