Sean Blakemore

Sean Blakemore Among Several New Cast Members Announced for Season 2 of Freeform’s ‘Cruel Summer’

When Sean Blakemore announced in February that he would be leaving ABC’s “General Hospital,” citing “other obligations” as the reason, many wondered what would be next for the Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor. Turns out he has been cast as a lead in the second season of Freeform’s “Cruel Summer” which debuted last year and is now being billed as an anthology series beginning with its second season, premiering later this year on the network.
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What Happened to Sean Blakemore on ‘General Hospital’

If you tuned into the Monday, March 21 episode of “General Hospital” wherein Molly (Haley Pullos), TJ (Tajh Bellow) and Jordan (Tanisha Harper) had dinner at the Metro Court with Shawn as he was preparing to leave for an extended business trip you might have forgotten that Shawn’s portrayer, Sean Blakemore, recently announced he would be leaving the daytime drama series less than a year since returning on contract.
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Sean Blakemore Reveals He’s Leaving GENERAL HOSPITAL!

When GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Shawn told Alexis in the Feb. 25 episode that he’d be moving from Port Charles to San Francisco work on a potential West Coast expansion deal for The Invader, the scene was actually one of portrayer Sean Blakemore’s final moments as the ex-con. The casting exit was confirmed by the actor himself on Twitter after a worried follower fretted that Blakemore had been let go from GH.
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Sean Blakemore Confirms GH Exit

Sean Blakemore, who returned to GH last year to reprise his Daytime Emmy-winning role, Shawn Butler, confirmed on Twitter that his time in Port Charles is coming to an end. After Shawn revealed on air that business will soon take him out of town, Blakemore replied to a fan inquiring about his status, saying, “I appreciate you and ALL my wonderful supporters! I was absolutely NOT let go. It was my decision to exit the show because of other obligations. The GH family has been great to me! Who knows [what’s] to come in the near future.”