Fortunately, the ABC soap finally did, creating a brand new character for Easton to play.
In an upcoming interview with , Easton shares his excitement about being back in the “GH” fold.
Budget is a big deal on soap sets, so anything that Carlivati shot will be used no matter how unsatisfactory it is to fans.
There’s still no word to exactly who Easton will be playing this time around.Easton returned to GH in May 2013 as a new character, Dr. Agent Mc Bain arrives in fictional Llanview, Pennsylvania on October 1, 2003, looking to recruit Natalie Buchanan (Melissa Archer) for a pool tournament in Las Vegas, as part of an undercover operation.Natalie Buchanan accepts John Mc Bain's offer to train her in the amateur circuit, unaware of the FBI plan to use her to take down Walker Laurence (Trevor St. After Natalie marries Cristian Vega (David Fumero), the couple head to Las Vegas, where Cristian is apparently killed by Walker Laurence.General Hospital spoilers explain the fan outrage over Michael Easton’s departure and as if TPTB at GH will bring Silas Clay back from the dead?We all know that Ron Carlivati’s ousting at General Hospital was way overdue, but since GH shoots scenes several weeks to more than a month in advance, the question is – when will the Carlivati chaos end?In 2006, there were reports that contract negotiations were not going well, and Easton would be leaving the show.Fans speculated he might join GH, where his former co-star, Kelly Monaco (Livvie Locke), had gone after the Port Charles cancellation.Other rumors included him returning to Days of Our Lives where he played Tanner.When the cancellation of OLTL was first announced, Easton initially signed with Prospect Park to have his character move to the online version of OLTL.In a surprise move, Easton’s Silas Clay was abruptly killed off “General Hospital” in August 2015. Eventually, it was revealed that Madeleine (Donna Mills) had murdered her former son-in-law, hoping her daughter Nina (Michelle Stafford) would take the fall for the crime. They quickly assembled and launched a “Bring Back Michael Easton to General Hospital” petition, that garnered thousands of signatures.However, they had no clue whether or not the show would respond to their pleas and do something about it.