General Hospital fans still are reeling from the news that Jennifer Bransford has been fired and replaced with Guiding Light star Laura Wright. So is Bransford, who had played Mafia minx Carly Corinthos Alcazar for less than five months before the ax fell quite suddenly. "It was definitely unexpected and surreal that they were recasting," she admits to TVGuide.com. "I only found out about a week and a half before my last day, which was [Sept. 9]. You'd have to ask the show why they made this choice.""Jennifer's casting in the role of Carly did not work out," a GH rep acknowledged without offering any specifics. "She is a consummate actress and she's good at what she does. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors."Two wildly popular actresses, Sarah Joy Brown and Tamara Braun, portrayed the tempesturead more
While General Hospital has yet to confirm it officially, the ABC soap has reportedly fired Jennifer Bransford from the pivotal role of Mafia minx Carly Corinthos Alcazar. Although Bransford is widely considered a talented actress — she sent chills down our spines as Nora's nutso assistant, Georgie, on One Life to Live — the poor gal has evidently fought a losing battle to fit in since joining GH in April as Carly No. 3.
Now here's where this latest twist in Carly's saga gets juicy: Speculation about a recast abounded recently after GH issued a casting call for a "sexy, fiery and passionate" female character in her early thirties. Sound like Carly No. 4 to you? Turns out, GH has poached popular Guiding Light heroine Laura Wright (Cassie) to play Sonny's true love. Wright, who made her daytime debut on ABC's Loving back in the '90s, could step in asread more