General Hospital actor William deVry and Maura West

‘General Hospital’ EP Frank Valentini Confirms Julian Jerome Is Staying, Steve Burton Story Involves Romance

General Hospital executive producer Frank Valentini revealed Julian Jerome will not be leaving Port Charles. Quoting Valentini’s tweet, Nathan Varni commented he couldn’t wait for the upcoming storylines involving the actor.

Spoilers for the upcoming episodes of General Hospital hint that more trouble is going to hit Port Charles as the countdown to the appearance of Steve Burton continues. The General Hospital EP repeatedly addressed the concerns of many soap fans over their decision to bring back Burton to GH. Based on Valentini’s latest statements, it seems like PC residents will take notice to the stranger’s uncanny resemblance to Jason’s old face.

Julian Jeroma Is Staying

With the recent writing shake-ups, and General Hospital’s decision to bring back Steve Burton to the soap by reportedly letting go other regulars, it has been a rough week for ABC’s daytime drama. There’s a bit of good news for all of William deVry’s fans; the actor will not be leaving Port Charles anytime soon.

There were prior reports that deVry and General Hospital were at a deadlock in their contract negotiations, and there was a possibility that the actor would be let go. Just a few hours ago, Valentini confirmed Julian will remain in PC, and he even promised to release more details soon.

Stone Cold Jason is Back

This fall, Steve Burton’s highly anticipated return to General Hospital will finally air. Fans have mixed emotions about the actor’s comeback. Needless to say, Valentini seems to be excited about the scenes which are scheduled to air by then.

In a previous report, Valentini revealed that Steve Burton’s upcoming scenes in General Hospital will affect almost every Port Charles resident. While the role that Burton will play remains to be a secret, Valentini hinted the character Burton will play will be in the center of romance and intrigue. Of course, there will also be a lot of mystery involved. The plot would definitely involve some danger. As for the romance, there are many ladies in need of a partner in town. Sam Morgan might be involved, although reports suggest that she is going to stick to the Jason Morgan she is with right now.

More Familiar Faces Back In General Hospital

Spoilers also reveal that Milo Giambetti is going to appear in an upcoming episode of General Hospital. Drew Cheetwood posted a picture on Twitter where he was dressed up in a suit. Based on reports, the scenes he is shooting now will probably air sometime in September on General Hospital.

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