Billy Miller Officially Joins Cast of ‘General Hospital’

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It’s been the hottest rumor of the summer, but now it is official, (ex-Billy Abbott, “”) is joining the cast of ABC’s “” in the contract role of Jason Morgan.

“I am really excited to be working with such a talented and acclaimed actor as Billy,” said executive producer Frank Valentini. “Our cast is thrilled that he will  be joining our ‘General Hospital’ family, and I know that he will be an amazing addition to our talented cast.”

Miller’s joining “GH” has been the talk of daytime since TV Guide’s Michael Logan tweeted in June that Miller would soon be joining the cast.

The role of Jason was previously portrayed by actor Steve Burton, who is currently appearing on “Y&R” as Dylan McAvoy.

No first air date olr tape date has been set for Miller at this time.