But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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Why the hell not, right? Everyone loves his character. He likes the work. Win-win for everyone.
A rep for General Hospital confirms that James Franco's return to the soap opera will be "longterm." Writers are apparently devising a plot line that will require Franco to return to the show several times in future episodes throughout the season.
Hmm! What will the serial killer/artist known mainly as Franco do next?! What kind of havoc will he wreak? What other stunt casting with GH do to ensure that it won't get pulled off the air like so many other soap operas???