General Hospital spoilers and news are buzzing about the recent departure of Dominic Zamprogna who has played Dante Falconeri son of mobster Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) since 2009. Dominic has been a fan favorite since his arrival in Port Charles as an undercover detective bent on bringing down the Corinthos organization.
It was ironic that Dante turned out to be Sonny’s first-born son with his childhood friend Olivia Falconeri (Lisa LoCicero) from Bensonhurst Brooklyn. It has been a long uphill battle, but Sonny and son have finally made peace with each other and share a measure of respect for one another.
Zamprogna confirmed his exit from GH
Soap Dirt broke the news that Dom had filmed his final scenes on May 30, 2018. Dominic Zamprogna also sent out a cryptic message to fans just before he confirmed his departure. Zamprogna finally confirmed on Twitter last week tweeting: “Going to miss you all and my GH fam.” GH fans were shocked and were left wondering what will happen now that Dominic has filmed his last scenes on the set of General Hospital. According to a recent GH spoiler in Soap Opera Digest Sonny will be left feeling confused. Could this be about Dante’s departure?
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How will Zamprogna’s exit be written?
Studio executives at General Hospital have been quiet about how Dante will leave Port Charles. Will he go down in a gun battle and die a hero like his partner Nathan West (Ryan Paevey), leaving a widow Lulu Falconeri (Emme Rylan) and a son Rocco (O’Neil Monahan) to grieve for him?
With her job on the line because of the recent escape of Peter August (Wes Ramsey), Police Commissioner Jordan Ashford (Vinessa Antoine) has vowed to revamp the PCPD. Perhaps she will send Dante out of town for advanced police training. This would leave the door open should Zamprogna want to return sometime in the future or TPTB could decide this absence would be a way to recast his character.
Rumor has it a handsome dark-haired mystery man who has a striking resemblance to Zamprogna has been taping at prospect studios for several days. Rumors suggest he may be the new Dante. With his dark hair and chiseled features, he could pass for the son of the local mob boss. Fans are torn as to whether they would prefer a recast or if Dante should ride quietly into the sunset. We will have to stay tuned to find out what happens.
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