It’s not uncommon to suddenly see a new face around Port Charles. Actors come and go, and especially with children, they are often times replaced to age the character. In the soap world, it’s called SORAS (Soap Opera Rapid Age Syndrome).
General Hospital news reports reveal the role of Leo Falconeri (soon to be Quartermaine), has been played by Easton Rocket Sweda. Easton joined the cast of General Hospital in 2021.
General Hospital spoilers reveal a new face for Julian Jerome and Olivia Falconeri’s son. GH fans were shocked to see the role of Leo was no longer being played by Sweda.
General Hospital news and spoilers regarding this recast has remained hush hush. Sweda’s status with GH is up in the air as fans worry the recast is permanent. Unlike other times when the recast is temporary, there was no voice over introducing the temporary recast. Instead, the cameras kept rolling and the scene went on without any type of announcement.
General Hospital fans took to Twitter to find answers. As it seems, General Hospital spoilers and rumors lean toward claim the recast is just temporary. According to some Twitter users, claims have been made that the word is Easton Rocket Sweda is being replaced temporarily, but there has been no confirmation either way.
Fans rally room to Sweda’s portrayal of Leo. Leo was diagnosed with Autism, reviving love and support from his mom, Olivia and soon to be adoptive father, Ned (Wally Kurth). At the time of Leo’s diagnosis on GH, actor Easton Rocket Sweda took to Instagram to let fans know that he too is autistic. The love and support he received from fans was touching. Now that he may have been replaced, GH fans are anxious as they await GH casting news.
General Hospital comings and goings reports remain uninformative on the status and role of Leo Falconeri.
Marie is an avid General Hospital fan. Her passion for writing and the compelling nature of the storylines is a perfect equation for writing a GH blog. Micki has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University and spends time writing poetry and song lyrics.