Heartbreaking news for General Hospital fans: multiple sources have confirmed that Daytime Emmy winner Tyler Christopher will not, in fact, be returning to the ABC daytime drama series in his beloved role as Nikolas Cassadine!
Soap Opera Digest broke the news who related that contract talks stalled and then fell apart between the actor and the show, citing, “Though both parties had hoped to strike a new contract deal and for Christopher to report back to work in September, negotiations fell apart last month.”
Christopher had played the dark prince of the Cassadine clan for over 20 years and debuted in the role back in 1996. His win this year in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series was so touching given his long tenure in daytime.
Tyler left the show back in June citing “personal reasons”, and the role was temporarily played by Nick Stabile until GH “killed-off” Nikolas in hope’s of Christopher returning to the series in the near future.
More on this story as developments warrant …
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