The big casting news Tuesday originating from a tweet from Frank Valentini, the executive producer of General Hospital, has former All My Children and Guiding Light favorite Rebecca Budig headed to Port Charles in a brand new role.
Valentini tweeted:“Hey @RebeccaBudig wanna join the cast of GH in a new Killer Role??” Budig then replied via this tweet: ”@valentinifrank @carlivatiron What???!!! Only if Billy Millerwill do my hair. Like Elizabeth Taylor’s. Wait. He’s not on twitter. YES!”
The new role dubbed as a “spitfire” by GH head writer Ron Carlivati will begin when Budig begins taping the last week of February.
Budig told Soap Opera Digest, ”I’ve always loved GH and I love Frank Valentini, so it’s really exciting to get to go over there and play.’ She also tweeted, “I can’t wait to be a part of #GH and to work with a group of very talented people!! #excited”
And to the GH fans today on Twitter she expressed: “Here’s what I know. #GH fans are amazing!! Wish I could reply to all of you but I have a baby to feed! Thank you for a warm welcome!”
So, what do you think about the newest casting addition to GH? Who do you think Rebecca will play? Who will be her romantic interest on the daytime drama series? Comment below!