Former GH Star Gets "24"

Don't cry for him Argentina 'er DC'ers! Former General Hospital star, Sebastian Roche has snagged a recurring role on Fox's 24.  Roche is set to play a hit man opposite the show's star  Kiefer Sutherland (Jack Bauer). The episodes are slated to air Nov. 23,  Jan. 11 and 12 as a two-part season premiere. Another GH alum that will be on the show is Annie Wershing, who played the scheming Amelia Joffe, nemisis to Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco).

Rena Sofer Turns Down GH Offer

Carolyn Hinsey
has a new column at New York Daily News that is primarily about One Life to Live's Gigi and Rex but the biggest tidbit of info was buried at the bottom. According to the column General Hospital approached Rena Sofer about returning to Port Charles as Lois, last portrayed by The Bold and the Beautiful's Lesli Kay.

Sofer, who has a recurring role on NBC's Heroes and appeared in the last season of 24 will be next seen in Rock Slyde, a movie about "a down and out private detective engages in a turf war with a upstart quasi-religious cult."

Would you like Rena Sofer to return to General Hospital?

General Hospital: Tamlyn Tomita Cast As Kate Howard Rival

Soapdom is reporting that General Hospital has cast former Santa Barbara star Tamlyn Tomita in the recurring role of Giselle, a rival magazine editor who will play foil to Kate Howard and her new magazine Crimson.

For those of you who may not remember Tomita from Santa Barbara but watch sci fi shows, you may remember from her role in Stargate SG1 and Stargate: Atlantis.

Earlier this year Tomita appeared in the Jessica Alba movie The Eye and we've posted a trailer of the film below for your enjoyment.