INTERVIEW: General Hospital's Finola Hughes on Mob Wars, Leading Men and Robin's Return
Hughes misses working with Michael Easton (Dr. Silas Clay), who no longer plays cop John McBain, but she had nice things to say about Anna's new go-to crime fighter.
"Obviously, I loved working with Michael and loved the character of McBain. I thought we had a great dynamic. I was very upset when his character left Port Charles and miss that chemistry between us. But now I get to work with Dominic [Zamprogna], and we have an equally great rapport. Dante is a great man to fight crime with, and Dominic is so great to work with. He's right there and so good to bounce ideas off of."
Now for the big question: How is Anna going to react once she confirms her daughter is alive?
"I really can't imagine how Anna is going to act once she knows for sure Robin is not dead," began Hughes."Anna will have to really think that through."
Anna's ex-boyfriend Luke (Anthony Geary) is thisclose to stumbling upon Robin at the Cassadine Compound. Could Luke possibly being the one to save her girl rekindle Slim's feelings for the platinum blonde rogue?
"I always feel like Anna has feelings for him," said Hughes. "She loves, loves, loves Duke, but she finds a lot about Luke to be compatible."
Outside of the soap, Hughes directed her first film last year and is getting ready to direct another next year. "My first film, The Bet, is currently making its rounds at the film festival circuit, which is really exciting for me. And this next one I am doing is also a romantic comedy, which is a genre I kinda like."