‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Leaker Confirms Nikolas Cassadine Back

General Hospital spoilers from an inside source say Nikolas Cassadine will return. While Tyler Christopher’s always been clear that he’s open to a return to GH in the role he originated decades ago, it might not be him.

Tyler’s dropped not so subtle hints on social media teasing a return. So, now we can confirm that the chatter is true – at least when itcomes to Nikolas’ return, But a recast may be in the works. Here’s what we know so far about the return of Nikolas Cassadine and all those recent name drops on the ABC soap.

General Hospital Spoilers: Nikolas Cassadine Back

GH fans can rejoice. An insider from the set confirmed that Nikolas Cassadine’s back to the ABC soap soon. So, fans have long hoped he would resurface on the soap. As of right now, the first air date for Nikolas is unknown.

Nothing would make his legions of GH fans happier. Nikolas Cassadine  was last seen back in May 2016. Contract negotiations were tense between the actor and the powers that be at ABC. Then, Nick Stabile stepped in as a short-term replacement to film an exit arc.

Now, the character’s presumed dead. But Nikolas returned from the grave before, remind General Hospital spoilers. And chatter says they’ve been auditioning for a while.

GH Spoilers: Nikolas Cassadine Is Alive – Lots of Recent Name Drops

General Hospital spoilers also recall that psychic Sibley Gamble (Veronica Cartwright) told Ava Jerome (Maura West) that Nikolas Casadine wasn’t on “the other side” when she tried to reach his spirit. Also, several characters dropped Nik’s name recently. Laura Spencer (Genie Francis) and his ex Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig) chatted about Nikolas. It’s apparent the stage is set for a grand return.

Plus, there’s the unresolved scene of a man’s hand with a Cassadine ring that snatched Cassandra Pierce (Jessica Tuck) from WSB custody. So, the showrunners left it wide open. Plus, Jasper Jacks (Ingo Rademacher) has files on both Cassandra and Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart). So, when Nikolas Cassadine does return, it’ll likely be tied to those two, hint General Hospital spoilers. So, also look for Cassandra’s comeback.

General Hospital Spoilers: Anna Devane Brings Nikolas Home?

GH spoilers suggest it could be Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) that brings Nikolas Cassadine home to Port Charles. Anna’s off searching for her deranged sister Alex Marick. So, she might stumble upon Nikolas while aborad. The timing would make sense as Finola Hughes is due back from her summer vacay.

Be sure to read our recent interview with Tyler Christopher.

Of course, General Hospital fans want their Dark Prince back ASAP. However, it’s likely we won’t see Nikolas back till Fall. Everyone knew one day Nikolas would turn up very much alive — and no doubt out for revenge. Plus, there’s also a waiting love triangle since both Hayden and Ava have Nikolas Cassadine on their minds lately.

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