It has been a whirlwind around the recent announcement that General Hospital has replaced it’s Head Writer, Ron Carlivati, with former GH writers, Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman. Fans have been up and down in regard to this news, some reluctant to embrace change, and others very excited to see what fresh writing will bring for their favorite General Hospital Characters.
According to the latest addition of Soap Opera Digest, Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman reveal their plans for Genie Francis’ return to General Hospital.
General Hospital Blog previously reported that Genie Francis will be back to the canvas this coming Fall. Francis mentioned that she is hopeful for her character Laura, that there will be much in store for her when she returns to Port Charles.
In addition, the Soap Opera Digest issue contains information regarding the plans of the new writers. General Hospital spoilers reveal that the two co-writers plan on bringing more romance to the show, reintoroducing the hospital as well as the mob stories to the canvas.
In a statement that can be found in SOD, Passanante says, “There is nothing more passionate then a General Hospital fan,” and Altman adds, “We hope that they will invest their commitment in the show and give us a chance, because I think they will be rewarded. We are excited to be here; we are writers and fans.”