By THOUSIF INC
A new Port Charles resident will be splashing onto the screen this spring!
Actor Michael Blake Kruse has joined General Hospital in a newly created contract role.
A GH spokesperson confirms to Soap Central that Kruse has been cast as a rookie cop named "Rory."
No last name was given, but the subsequent release of a publicity photo showed "Cabrera" on Rory's PCPD uniform.
Before the ABC soap confirmed Kruse's addition to the cast.
Michael Blake Krus caught wind of the casting rumors swirling around about him and, in response, tweeted, "Time will tell, everyone."
Meanwhile, Kruse expressed his excitement about working on the first studio film of his career.
Sharing that his new role is "low on the totem pole," he hopes his "work serves this project and makes the cut."
A fan enthused in the comments section that there is a rumor about Kruse joining GH.
The actor commented that while the rumor is "very kind," he "cannot confirm or deny" GH-related information.
Kruse was born on the United States Marine Corps base, Camp Pendleton, California, to parents serving in the Marines Corps.
Initially interested in sports, he participated competitively in baseball, football, wrestling, and track while attending BCLUW High School in Conrad, Iowa.
He went on to play baseball at Central College of Pella, Iowa, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.
Shortly after graduation, Kruse relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.