Daytime Emmy winner, Tyler Christopher (Nikolas) who recently wrapped up the film, The New Wife is getting ready to shoot another. Now comes word that the actor will star in the indie feature film project, Pretty Broken. In it, Tyler will portray Jerry Carlyle, a former kids cable access TV show star, now a self-proclaimed role model for his used car sales team, who uses his southern charm and one-liners to win over the ladies.
The film is directed by Brett Eichenberger, from an award winning script penned by Jill Remensynder and is produced by Leonian Pictures and Resonance Productions.
The story follows Lindsey Lou (Jillian Clare), an unemployed, college drop-out on the verge of divorce who finds herself couch surfing at her childhood home while her family grieves the death of her father. As the family tries to put the past behind them, Lindsey fights to keep his memory alive before her mother (Paula Trickey) replaces him with a younger man (Christopher). The film which is 2/3 of the way done is going back into production on September 8th in Portland, Oregon.
AS GH fans know, Tyler has been gone from General Hospital since May of this year. His likeness was removed from the opening credits of GH this week as well as mentions in the the closing credits. In story, Nikolas then played by Nick Stabile) was shot and fell to his “death” on Cassadine Island. But fans are hoping for an upcoming return of Christopher to reprise the role he originated.
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