Julie Marie Berman
What's going to happen at this year's Nurses Ball on General Hospital? Don't ask Jane Elliot. The scene stealer spoke with AccessHollywood.com to discuss ABC's lone soap's 50th anniversary and what fans can expect. Warning, La Elliot seriously doesn't have much spoiler tea, because Frank Valentini has scoopage on LOCK!
Access: How exciting is the birthday stuff, the storylines and the Nurses’ Ball? What can you tease about that?
Jane: I can’t because it’s so hush-hush. I mean, I know that there [are] probably a dozen surprises of people coming back and I don’t know what they are because Frank [Valentini, ‘GH’s’ executive producer] has coded everybody’s name… If you call the call line, it’s the code name that’s getting called, so you literally don’t know who that person is until you’re standing on stage acting with them. One of the things that I like most about [Frank] is he believes in surprising the audience, he believes in not tipping your hand beforehand because it doesn’t give you a reason to tune back in… Frank does not want people to know what’s going to happen. He wants people to be surprised and there are some fabulous surprises coming. READ MORE
I'm hearing rumblings that General Hospital is thisclose to snatching up one of our fav-o-rite suds stars as the new Lulu! Buzz is Marcy Rylan (Abby, The Young and the Restless) is the top contender for the coveted role. Keep checking back with Daytime Confidential as this story develops!
I tell you what, doing Wishful Castings ain't as easy as they used to be! With only four daily soaps left on broadcast TV, and two returning online, we're quickly getting to the point where literally everyone has appeared on every soap.
For the upcoming recast of Lulu Spencer Falconeri on General Hospital, I decided to go out of the daytime soap box. While GH fans have been tweeting and Facebooking me names like Stephanie Gatschet (ex-Tammy, Guiding Light; ex-Madison, All My Children), Martha Madison (ex-Belle, Days of Our Lives; ex-Liz, General Hospital), Jessica Morris (ex-Jen, One Life to Live) and even Jen Lilley (ex-Maxie, GH), none of those ex-soap stars really speak "Lulu" to me. READ MORE
Sorry, Lante fans, the rumors are true. Julie Marie Berman has opted to leave General Hospital. The role of Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura's (Genie Francis) youngest offspring is being recast.