GH Preview: Marcus Coloma Debuts as Recast Nikolas Cassadine!


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How was that for a Halloween surprise? Marcus Coloma took over the role of Nikolas Cassadine at the end of the October 31 episode of General Hospital! “Thank you for the welcome comments, GH watchers. I’m excited to be part of General Hospital. Happy Halloween,” the actor posted to his Instagram account. Check out Nikolas’ re-introduction below.

Coloma previously appeared on Point Pleasant (2005), One Tree Hill (2006) as well as Make It or Break It (from 2009 to 2010). Nikolas, who has been presumed dead since 2016, was first played by Tyler Christopher from 1996-1999 and again rom 2003-2016. Colton Scott stepped into the role from 1999-2003, while Nick Stabile appeared as Nik for a couple of months in 2016.

This week on General Hospital: Lucas (Ryan Carnes) slings accusations on Monday (November 4). Brad (Parry Shen) goes to Julian (William deVry). Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) is relieved. Laura (Genie Francis ) reels from what has transpired. Maxie (Kirsten Storms) is worried.

On Tuesday (November 5), Julian supports Ava (Maura West). Franco (Roger Howarth) has a realization. Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) gets terrible news. Kim (Tamara Braun) seeks closure. Brad gains the upper hand.

Finn (Michael Easton) is not ready to face Anna (Finola Hughes) on Wednesday (November 6). Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) takes a turn for the worse. Jax (Ingo Rademacher) stops Laura. Cassandra (Jessica Tuck) makes a threat.  Sam (Kelly Monaco) and Jason (Steve Burton) are curious. 

Sam has questions on Thursday (November 7). Cassandra is worried and scared. Nina (Cynthia Watros) visits her brother’s grave. Jax summons Carly (Laura Wright).  Martin (Michael E. Knight) visits Nelle (Chloe Lanier). 

On Friday (November 8), Charlotte (Scarlett Fernandez) has dessert with Maxie (Kirsten Storms) and Lulu (Emme Rylan). Jason gets an alarming phone call. Julian heads too GH. Ava keeps quiet. Bobbie (Jacklyn Zeman) feels loved.

Here’s what’s coming up in Port Charles during the week of November 11:

  • Lulu panics.
  • Carly makes a deal with Jax.
  • Chase (Josh Swickard) gives Robert (Tristan Rogers) a little advice.
  • Alexis agrees to speak to Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) on Julian’s behalf.
  • Finn tells Elizabeth that he and Anna have a lot to sort out.

General Hospital airs weekdays on Citytv and ABC. Canadian viewers can catch up on demand, on the CityTV app and on


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