Maurice Benard Re-Ups with ‘General Hospital’

Maurice Benard
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When it looked like “General Hospital’s” Sonny Corinthos would finally be paying for his crimes as he was set to serve some serious jail time for the murder of AJ Quartermaine, it looks like he’ll soon be released after time served with word that actor Maurice Benard has signed a new deal with the daytime drama series.

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Rick Rowell/ABC

“It’s great to stay home for a little while longer doing what I love to do thanks for all your support couldn’t do it without you,” tweeted Benard to his followers after news of his renewing his contract came to light.

For more on what led to Benard agreeing to stick around Port Charles, pick up the next issue of ABC Soaps In Depth, on sale Monday, January 5.