‘GH’s’ Nicolas Bechtel Joins FOX’s ‘Red Band Society’; Find Out Who He’ll Be Playing!

Rick Rowell/ABC
Rick Rowell/ABC

Since joining the cast of ABC’s “” in the recurring role of Spencer Cassadine last year, 8-year-old has literally stolen the spotlight from some of the veteran cast with his one liners and spot on delivery. Will he do the same when he appears on FOX’s newest comedy “” this fall? Earlier this week Bechtel tweeted, “Atlanta has been great. Working on @RedBandSociety was awesome. Almost time to head back to LA.” Since then fans have wondered what role he’ll end up playing on the  executive produced series and Soap Opera Network has the scoop!

Michael Becker/FOX
Michael Becker/FOX

A representative for the show tells us that Bechtel will appear in one and possibly more episodes of the comedy as a younger version of actor ‘s (pictured right) character, Jordi Palacios, in flashback scenes beginning with the show’s third episode – tentatively scheduled to air on Wednesday, October 1.

When not appearing as his younger self, Jordi is a 16-year-old who comes to California to seek treatment at the renowned Los Angeles based Ocean Park Hospital. What Jordi soon discovers is that it’s not his illness that’s going to change his life, but his new friends, which includes twelve-year-old narrator Charlie (), who is in a coma and introduces viewers to the band of unlikely friends.

Also starring in “Red Band Society” are Academy Award-winning actress (“,” “”), (“My So Called Life”) and (“,” “”). The series premieres Wednesday, September 17 at 9:00 PM ET/8:00 PM CT on FOX.

To get a glimpse of what Jordi looks like as a teenager, watch the clip below:

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  • reeceecup™

    I watched the pilot on demand. I liked it a lot

  • cdh195077

    It sound like it will be a great. I can’t wait until the first episode debut.