Grab your decoder rings, because Scorpio is back! TVLine's suds-loving scoopster Matt Mitovich just broke the news that Tristan Rogers will return to the General Hospital airwaves, as superspy Robert Scorpio in February. With Kimberly McCullough, who plays Robert's daughter Robin, leaving the series, and Finola Hughes on her way back as mama Anna Devane, it's pretty safe to say Robert and Anna are coming back to help usher their kid off the canvas, however buzz is Robin's 'rents could be sticking around!
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We've had five, six years with a great couple. Kimberly and I have had a blast. Is it going to be sad? Absolutely. No doubt about it. I'm going to be sadder than anybody.
First it was revealed Jonathan Jackson is leaving General Hospital and now Kimberly McCullough is packing up her dcotor bag and leaving town too. According to Soap Opera Digest on Facebook, a spokesman for the show said,
“Kimberly McCullough has decided to pursue her dream of directing full-time, so she has decided to leave GENERAL HOSPITAL as storyline dictates,” says a show spokesperson. “Expect a poignant and must watch storyline for Robin and Patrick.”
DC #647: Jason Thompson Reacts to GH's Latest HIV Storyline Twist on The Morning Jolt With Larry FlickBy Daytime Confidential on November 01, 2011
On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast, Sirius XM OutQ's Larry Flick graciously shares his interview with General Hospital’s Jason Thompson, which aired on The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick. During the must-hear episode, Flick asks Thompson to weigh in on GH’s controversial decision to have Lisa (Brianna Brown) use a syringe, filled with Robin’s (Kimberly McCullough) HIV positive blood, as a weapon. Robin’s status has been an important part of GH’s legacy and Thompson shares the concern he and McCullough felt, when they first learned what was going to happen with their characters.
Thompson and Flick then discuss the project that keeps him busy, when he’s not on the GH set, Unknown Compelling Force. Uncovering the truth behind the true story of Russian hikers–whose mysterious deaths were listed as “An Unknown Compelling Force” and classified by the Russian government–has become a passion project for Thompson. Hear him recount some of the stories told by the hiker’s families, and why he and director Donnie Eichar want to help bring them closure.
This is an interview you won’t want to miss!