Luke Spencer has less than a month left in Port Charles.
“I’m just weary of the grind and have been for 20 years,” the eight-time Daytime Emmy winner said in May after announcing his exit. “I really don’t want to die, collapsing in a heap, on that GH set one day. That wouldn’t be too poetic.”
Geary’s departure has allowed for a few key GH reunions, including returns from Genie Francis as Laura, Jonathan Jackson as Lucky, Emma Samms as Holly and Nathan Parsons as Ethan.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Chasing Life‘s Season 2 premiere has been moved up one hour, now airing Monday, July 6, at 9/8c. Becoming Us will then begin airing at 10 pm.
* As the World Turns vet Billy Magnussen will star in Snowfall, FX’s drama pilot about the beginnings of the crack cocaine epidemic in 1981 Los Angeles. Per Deadline, Magnussen will play Logan Miller, a prominent family’s “black sheep” son who is desperate to escape his father’s shadow.
* Conan‘s upcoming Comic-Con episodes, which will be filmed at San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre, will feature the casts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 (on July 9), Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead (July 10) and a special surprise film cast (July 11) that will be revealed during Comic-Con.
* Lifetime is developing a remake of the 1956 thriller The Bad Seed, per The Hollywood Reporter. Based on William March’s 1954 novel (which was also adapted into a play and a 1985 TV movie), the drama centers on a housewife who realizes her young daughter is a murderous sociopath.