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    General Hospital Still Looking for Dante.

    Thursday, April 23 2009

    Where's their son? (
    General Hospital fans have been teased into a frenzy about the yet-to-be-introduced character of Dante Falconeri. Was Tom Pelphrey (ex-JB Randall on Guiding Light really tapped for the role? Did former Y&R hottie David Lago (ex-Raul Guitierrez) land the role? (That particular rumor was definitely put to rest with news of him reprising his Y&R role.)

    After months of speculation can give only one definitive answer: the casting call has been reactivated! The lucky young actor needs to be charming and flirtatious with an abundance of arrogance. (With Sonny Corinthos as Dante's biological father, is any of this a surprise? If only they would require some dimples!) What's more, can report that the audition script involves Dante's angst over sleeping with someone in Sonny's realm.

    With Sonny having a baby with Claudia, Michael waking up, Morgan and Kristina adding a few years to their age and hopefully soon the apperance of Dante, it looks as if there's a new power family in town.

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    Posted by firebird85 at Thursday, April 23 2009 12:43 PM

    Re David Lago - GH dropped the ball on this guy. I guess that is why Y&R has high ratings.

    Posted by lanies at Thursday, April 23 2009 03:38 PM

    I think they should get Jason Cerbone, the guy who played Jackie Jr. on The Sopranos.

    Posted by Butterflyrose34 at Thursday, April 23 2009 09:43 PM

    I know it's not going to happen but Tom Pelphrey would be excellent as Dante. Anyone who watched him as Johnathan Randall on Guiding Light knows he's got the charm, the looks, and the intensity to play Sonny Corinthos's son.

    Posted by kupp at Friday, April 24 2009 05:52 AM

    Dear writer's when, will Oliver ever tell Sonny, the truth about them having a son together. Enough already Oliver should tell him asap, never mind taking care, of everyone's business. What is she waiting for. If Sonny knew that they had a child, together he would have, loved that fact, yes he would have been, mad at Kate for keeping the secret. Yet he would have wanted, his son in his life. Oliver is making me sick really, for lieing to Sonny, afterall these year's. She should have been a women, about it for one, yes she know's that he lead'sa dangerous life, thus alway's have, but it's time for the truth to come out, and we can't wait to see what happen's, when it doe's their son need's to, get to know his dad. Writer's please bring it on. This will make for a interesting story, especially with Morgan and Michael and Alex's daughter. Please just hire some one now thank's. Oliver is a good actress, that is for sure.
    Oh Sonny is the man, all he has to do is look at some women, and right away we have little Sonny's, all over the plasce. Ps writer's please let Jason be alright, after Jerry's car blew up. I hope that Sam and Jason, will be back together as a married couple this time round. Thus they are both great together, please put Lis and Lucky, back together as a married couple, with their children because, they really work as a power couple. Sam and Jason are a powerful couple, that is for sure, so please let them, have a life together. Thus Spinilli and Maxie, are wonderful as a couple. Plus Luck's wife, Tracy is very talented, and her man, had better keep, his eye's on her because that son of his sure is.

    Posted by bigmama2x at Friday, May 08 2009 06:06 AM

    how is it gong to be now that tom p johnth going back to guilding light. it dhuold be him back ne makes better johnth. its shuold be the iol old alan maicl. let every nowe.

    Posted by bigmama2x at Tuesday, May 12 2009 05:49 AM

    how is it going to bee now that tom going back to guilding light. wear he shuold go. so does tammy to and cassie the first cassie belongs there to. i hope you get some that real good. stop leting every one wounder hiw is is. he beeter bee handson hunk have eye like soony does/

    Posted by JustPeachy at Tuesday, May 19 2009 11:44 AM

    Tom Pelphrey would be an AMAZING addition to the GH cast! The man completely BROUGHT.IT.ON when he was Guiding Light! He caused havoc, he toyed with his family's minds...but most importantly he managed to make viewers like me fall for his story with Tammy! I mean seriously, their chemistry was so good, you couldn't help but throw out the fact they were half-distant cousins.

    Most importantly, Tom played a character that was very much grounded with the same kind of history as Dante. While Dante may not be part of a fictional royal monarchy...he's one of the Mob King's very own!

    Honestly, I can't imagine anyone really going toe to toe in a combustive way than Tom. Also, he won an Emmy for it.

    PC needs another hellion that isn't quite a total villain but a guy you love to hate...Tom could definitely give Sonny a run for his money!

    Posted by JustPeachy at Tuesday, May 19 2009 11:46 AM

    Well if Tom is shooting limited scenes, I can see it happening. Shooting doesn't begin until June for a July slated appearance. GL hasn't lived up to much of the spark since Tom left the show and the Jonathan character was written off so badly.

    Posted by Kathys5 at Friday, May 22 2009 02:57 PM

    Whoever gets the coveted role of Dante is in for the time of there life!!! What an experience and what fun to play Sonny Corinthos's son.....

    Jason and Elizabeth no matter what anyone says....they need to get back together the best love story by far.......

    Posted by E.K.L at Tuesday, May 26 2009 01:05 PM

    Who cares who they get. Just get him on soon!!!!!!!

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