‘General Hospital’ Spoilers : Maurice Benard and Son Joshua James Star in Sonny Corinthos Special GH

General Hospital spoilers reveal a special Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) centered episode will air on Monday, November 12.  His son, Joshua James Benard, will also have a major role in the episode.

The Sonny-centric episode will feature a “What If” scenario. Scences like “What If” Sonny never entered into a life of crime? Or “What If” he never took someone’s life? And “What If” he made different choices. We will see the various what-if scenarios played out. The episode is sure to be provocative for fans of ABC’s GH.

General Hospital Spoilers – New GH Promo Video Released

General Hospital spoilers show a newly released promo video. Sonny Corinthos will look back on his life and ponder the life he could have had if he didn’t enter into the world of organized crime. The mob life sucked him in at an early age. He was drawn in by the lure of respect, the power, the money, and breaking the rules and getting away with it. He wanted all those things so desperately he could taste it. Sonny wonders how different his life would be if he was not seduced by the crime lord life.

How He Became The Sonny Corinthos We Now Know On GH

Maurice Benard originated the role of Michael “Sonny” Corinthos, Jr on August 13, 1993. The character was was born and raised in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He had a difficult childhood because his father, Mike Corinthos, Sr (Max Gail), abandoned him as a child. Then he was abused by his stepfather Deke Woods. His mother, Adela Corinthos-Woods, feared for her son’s safety and strongly encouraged him to leave home for his own protection. As a teenager, he followed his mother’s advice. Then a local crime boss, Joe Scully (Robert Miano), took Sonny under his wing, which was the onset of his career in the organized crime world. This is how he became the Sonny Corinthos we now know and love.

General Hospital Spoilers – Dante Falconeri Returns

General Hospital spoilers have confirmed fan favorite Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna) was recently on set taping a special one day only appearance.  This special Sonny “What If” episode was the reason. The special episode will prominently feature Dante Falconeri, Sonny’s son with Olivia Falconeri ( Lisa LoCicero).

GH fans will also notice a familiar face playing the young Sonny Corinthos. As seen in the promo video, Maurice Benard’s thirteen-year-old son will appear. Joshua James Benard, will be playing young Sonny Corinthos because he looks the part.

The special “What If” episode is to celebrate the Maurice Benard’s tenure and because of his contributions to ABC’s General Hospital.

Maurice Benard has been a fan favorite since his debut. He has earned numerous accolades for his portrayal of Sonny Corinthos. Most notably his 2003 Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor.

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Amy Koffler

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