News - Soap Buzz

67 June 29th, 2013 Lisa LoCicero Signs New Contract With General Hospital! Are You Up for an Olivia & Sonny Pairing?

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins

In this week’s Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now it reveals that General Hospital favorite, Lisa LoCicero (Olivia) has signed a new contract with the ABC soap opera.  LoCicero joined GH back in 2008.

LoCicero related to SOD about some initial concern about her current negotiations stating, “It was so funny because we were in contract negotiations at the time I got the call saying Olivia was going to get shot and I was like, “Uh, wait a minute  … (Laughs).  Of course, it has been planned for a long time but I still kept thinking, “Not a good time for a physical misfortune to befall your character (Laughs).”

So with LoCicero staying put in Port Charles and inking a new deal, and clearly the show intimating and moving towards a re-exploration of a romance between Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Olivia, especially since they share a child together in Dante (Dominic Zamprogna), the question we pose to you GH fans is, are you up for an Olivia and Sonny pairing? Do you think they should end up together finally after all these years?  Clearly, with Connie soon out of the picture, or at least we think so (unless the show recasts),  with the upcoming departure of Kelly Sullivan, it paves the way for these two former lovebirds to try to find love and happiness with each other this time around in their lives! What are your thoughts on the matter? Let us know!

Tags: , , , , , , ,

  1. Dinah says:

    OMG NO

    Reply

    Dinah replied

    More FF for me, that the story of gh these days.

    Reply

    gloria replied

    It’s late & I have been drinking. What is FF?

    Jovin replied

    What is FF? If it means fast forward, that describes what I do to about 75% of the show these days.

    Patrick replied

    These “headlines” bite some….. ie: No Connie… More Olivia….

    and I get that…. she’s one of my girls’.

    it just smarts – that GH and the production team… and that includes writing… couldn’t concieve how powerful a team they had.

    it’s so obvious… ie: the lengths production will go to… for the tried and true (?).

    Sonny and Carly.

    I will say… Olivia is good at wrenching out all the stops and emotion with Dante… and I actually believe that she and Sonny will make a go of it… it’s all just missing something…. Connie.

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    ie: GH storytelling.

    #1. Daniel Edward. – was that telling that Silas is telling Sam to find a bone barrow doner immediately. Franco to the rescue.

    #2. Maxie dancing and singing/talking to “her” baby… that ws touching.. and emotional.

    #3. Mac and Felicia are getting MARRIED. LOVE this couple.

    ——

    so… for what GH is… I still find snippets of good.

    Denise replied

    It all depends on his Mob status which is why she did not let Sonny know that he did have a son but then she ate her words and hooked up with Zachara. This storyline should be interesting

    Reply

  2. Marie D says:

    definetly want them together, Sonny the mob boss, and his son a cop, how much better can it get?

    Reply

    donna replied

    i have thought that pairing for a while now.would like it.glad she renewed her contract but real sorry about them letting kelly sullivan go.she is wonderful.somebody will grab her up in a hurry.maybe michelle stafford would like to come to general hospital

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    i’m happy for Olivia…..

    and it’s not her doing…

    all these happenings… w/no Connie. I think most can tell – Connie – was my new leading lady.

    this will all take some getting used to.

  3. Nicole says:

    No way. Not as a couple. I want Megan ward back

    Reply

    gloria replied

    I TOTALLY loved Megan Ward!

    Reply

    Dinah replied

    Me too Nicole & Gloria, love love Megan Ward only Kate Howard I will watch at all.

    Reply

  4. linda lay says:

    yes putsonny an olive together

    Reply

    gloria replied

    YES, YES, YES. It is about time-long overdue! I would love to see Sonny & Olivia together. And I have always hated that Sonny & Alexis just had that ONE night-long ago. That was it. And if I remember correctly Sonny & current Carly have only had ONE night together! (in a limo when Michael was in the coma) To me Laura Wright is the best Carly & she & Sonny never got any good love scenes & Alexis only got that one night! I LOVE SONNY!

    Reply

  5. Jared says:

    Bring Megan Ward back. Miss LoCicero is so lovely and would make an excellent pairing for any of the leading men but Sonny. I just don’t like selfish Sonny. I never have. She and Spinelli would make a cute couple crime solving team with her visions and the Jackal’s Internet savvy.

    Reply

  6. Erika says:

    Yeah. I’d be open to it. I love their vibe so far, and there’s Dante between them. They could explore their Bensonhurst history as teens, and stuff.

    So, I’m okay with it.

    Reply

  7. jimh(leave it to beaver) says:

    Who didnt see that coming….?

    Reply

  8. Antonetta Nocito says:

    I like Sonny with Kate, or Connie.

    Reply

  9. Ces says:

    OH GAWD — she’s SO frigging annoying with her crazy 10-cup a day caffeinenated personality. I wish she was leaving and Kelly Sullivan was staying.. FFwd worthy is right!!!

    Reply

    su0000 replied

    I agree.. when she is on screen she gets me worn out watching her hyper fits..
    She comes off like a speed freak..
    Really, she looks like she is a meth addict character..
    She is way way way extreme jittery..
    She needs to calm down and be in control of herself
    It is hard to watch that character she needs a tranquilizer..

    Reply

    Barb replied

    that’s how real new yawkas are, hyper and jittery

  10. Regina says:

    It’s about time sonny and Olivia get back together
    I have wanted them together since Olivia’s first day
    On the show, they have great chemistry together

    Reply

    Kat replied

    Thank you! Olivia and Sonny have great chemistry and she can give him the loyalty he truly desires. I thought
    we were headed for an all out love triangle before we all heard Megan Ward was leaving but now I think they’ll come together over her death or her death will be the angst between them.

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    is this the first time on GH… that they’re showing Sonny and Olivia together?

    Reply

    Mary SF replied

    I was wondering that myself since I am fairly new to GH, so recently I read the back story on another web site and yes this will be the first time GH will show the romance. She was involved with Johnny and Steve, but not Sonny, at least not since they were teens– off camera.

    Shirley A Miller replied

    No, Sonny and Olivia were together quite a while back. I liked them together but then something happened (I don’t remember to be honest), but I think Olivia left Sonny around the time he shot Dante. Anyone out there with full story, sure would love to hear it!!!!!!

  11. Catherine Jydstrup says:

    This is 100% against Olivia’s character. If she was open to a life with an ongoing mob boss, she’d have stayed with him back in the day. Connie’s character was a MUCH better match for Sonny’s personality and lifestyle.

    Reply

  12. Lew S says:

    Sorry, I don’t see tgw chemistry between those two. It is a shame they are letting Kelly Sullivan go. Now, there is story and a boat load of chemistry!

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    it was all in the eyes….

    the way they looked at each other…..

    she beamed… was radiant. what man wouldn’t Love that…

    it was equal footing…. and the tenderness they emoted together…. and she would have been great as the in this together two some…. Sonny and Connie worked.

    Reply

  13. Mary SF says:

    Well I am sucker for the old teenage sweethearts getting back together when they are older and wiser storyline- that is why I was such a fan of Vicky and Jake’s relationship on AW. So I am willing to give these two characters their second chance for romance.

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    Another World rememberance…

    Awww….. Vicky and Jake.
    my favorite was Joe and Paulina.
    Loved Rachel… (victoria wyndham and Carl)

    for soap couples… Another World had it in spades…. Cass and Frankie – The TOP.
    Sharlene and John? dag he oozed handsome. and all this is just the tip of what Another World is. like DAYS… NBC epitomized supercouples. can’t forget Cindy and Grant… what everyone idealizes as FUN.

    Reply

    GHLover replied

    Ahhhh Another World!!! Lila and Cass… Vicky and Ryan…Jake and Paulina jumping im water :) …Lorna!!! …Felicia and Lucas ….Omg guys you got me crying!! How i wish someone would revive this show

    Patrick replied

    you know…. for every soap that’s been on the air….

    for me….

    #1. ATWT
    #2. DAYS
    #3 AW

    Mary SF replied

    The reason AW has been on my mind is because June 25th was the 14th anniversary of the last episode—-I can’t believe it has been that long— still can see Mac raising the wine glass in the final moment— oh well— just glad NBC didn’t follow through and cancel Days too, which they were about to back then— we wouldn’t be having all the fun stuff we are now enjoying if they did. But as AW Linda Dano said it best back in 99 when she said “My God! If you can get rid of Another World, you can get rid of anything”– and they did.

    gloria replied

    I loved AW & who remembers Bay City? Santa Barbara? Oh Santa Barbara was SO GOOD. I would love to see that in reruns on Soapnet. I miss all of our soaps that are gone.

    Reply

    Jovin replied

    The NBC soaps were awesome. That block of Another World, Days, and Santa Barbara rocked!!

  14. Kat says:

    Yayness! I have been dying for an Olivia and Sonny pairing. If you weren’t touched by her risking her life to save Sonny then saying she would do anything for him when he asked her why, then I really don’t know what to say. As Sonny said, he won’t forget it, he was clearly deeply moved as well.

    Reply

  15. louisa says:

    Ugh. But better than Sonny with Connie.

    Reply

  16. rebecca says:

    I love Lisa…I think she’s adorable…and her character is warm, vivacious and total Brooklyn! LOL…She adds a real touch of “family” to the show with her affection for her son and her loyalty to Connie. I’m very glad she’s staying on.

    As for her with Sonny, yes, it’s obvious they were going in that direction but I thought it would be interesting to see how it effects Connie/Kate….would it split up the cousins? Would Connie/Kate break apart agan…seems like they’re missing a good storyline here unless they’re recasting. Which wouldn’t make sense since Kelly’s so good in the role and the three of them are very believable as the Brooklyn 3…

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    see.. you just hit on the nail… as some other have said as well…

    GH could have delved so much further in to Olivia and Connie… I know it’s too late… but… i think livia is a hoot as well…. her Brooklyn past – fiery mammacita… so… it was touching and effective what she has… with Dante and Connie.

    like what you said…it’s like GH is dropping the ball again… with so much potential.

    Kelly is so good…. glad i can stand on my soap box with some agreeing.

    Reply

    Mary SF replied

    I don’t think there could be a romance while Connie was still in the picture. Olivia loves her cousin too much to go after her man, and I don’t think Sonny would see Olivia in a different light as long as Connie was in the picture. After the two have been together they could have Connie come back and then explored all that stuff you mentioned, but not during the “falling in love” phase of the relationship. My guess is Connie will see Olivia likes Sonny and she will leave town to give Olivia her shot with Sonny after all these years.

    Reply

  17. Linda Dowell says:

    No

    Reply

  18. su0000 says:

    They are running of women for Sonny and now they need to recycle the old ones..
    They are a terrible couple..
    The only way the character Olivia would be watchable would be if she never spoke ..

    She needs to find some class, be more dignified, look more intelligent, and be calm and in control..
    Now she is hyper dinngy ding character ……………..

    Reply

  19. Wendy says:

    I love the idea of them together, and have since Dante came on the show. He needs one woman in his life, that isn’t entirely crazy (the LSD induced hallucinations aren’t here fault. LOL).

    Reply

    Patrick replied

    LOL… Livia certainly had a lot to deal with going on around her.

    her LSD played out… and it’s still GOOD.

    what with Connie’s alternate personality.
    what with Steve’s mom… Heather wacko’ed out.

    she’s had a lot of kooky going on … and she remained herself. I don’t know… I don’t see her in overdrive.

    God… the LSD part certainly brought her around… dag! I thought her and Steve were so boring…. thankfully he’s gone… kinda like Daniel and Jenn on DAYs… Daniel could dissapear and I wouldn’t miss a beat.

    Reply

  20. ricardo says:

    I love lisa. she is a terrific actress. olivia and sonny belong together.

    Reply

  21. heidi says:

    I think Lisa’s great!!! I think it would be fun to explore the Sonny and Olivia pairing! Go for it!

    Reply

  22. m l shughart says:

    I love the closeness of the Bensonhurst (*spelling) cousins. They work well together, hate to see Kelly Sullivan leaving.

    Reply

  23. Karen says:

    Love Lisa as Olivia & Love me some Sonny! But would like for the story to be that their love to be a brother-sister love. I see no sexual chem between the two. If they are going to pair Sonny with someone new, then Ava has exactly what Sonny needs in a mate! She obviously can be his new Jason! “With Benefits”

    Reply

    su0000 replied

    Agree.. they have zero chem..
    I can not picture them in hot passion or even a hot kiss, it just is not there..
    A terrible couple..

    All Sonny’s women end up in a very bad way, poor Olivia, no good comes from being with Sonny..

    Reply

    Mary SF replied

    His new Jason, “with Benefits” LOL Karen- that’s too funny for words. Thanks for the laugh.

    Reply

    jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    I like Ava but i read somewhere where someone said she was going to be killed off…i hope not.

    Reply

  24. Jan says:

    No but lets see there’s…..no nobody.

    Reply

  25. Marianne says:

    Ok… Pairing her with Sonny at this point is just out of character for Liv. Connie is like a sister to her and Liv is fiercely loyal. It would be a horrible thing for her to hook up with her cousins ex fiancée!!

    Reply

  26. Paula Kate Meserole says:

    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I love “Solivia.” Sonny and Olivia have so much history and a son together. This is the best thing I have heard in a very long time. Sonny and Olivia forever!!!!!!!!!

    Reply

    su0000 replied

    ”’Solivia”’ ?
    Reads like a Kindergartner who hasn’t mastered to speak correctly..
    They have names.
    Sonny and Olivia would be a terrible couple.
    And her being with Sonny can be fatal, a good start to writing her out..

    And being single and friends is a good thing too.

    Reply

  27. Paula Kate Meserole says:

    Once again I love Solivia!

    Now if GH could just “Bust the Britch” once and for all….that would be spectacular.

    Reply

  28. boes says:

    Dullivia is about as interesting as a can of Chef Boyardee. The arms flail, the mouth flaps, the eyes blink rapidly, and torrents of nonsense pour out of her ever-open mouth. She’s about as sexy as a roll of cookie dough and not quite that bright.

    So she’s PERFECT FOR SONNY. Yup, they’ve finally found the perfect pairing. Just think of the time – and brain power – we’ll get to save by FF’d through both of them.

    Nothin says Bensenhurst lovin’ like getting together with the guy who plugged your son in the chest. Now she can wait for him to shoot the grandchild and then she can comfort him about that too.

    SHOW is a trainwreck.

    One good thing – at least she’s NOT Franko or Kiki.

    Reply

    Jovin replied

    I LOVE your post!!

    Reply

  29. Jovin says:

    If the fans want Olivia to meet a violent death in a mob shoot out or explosion, they should root for her to be with Sonny. Get Sonny Off the show already! Give us back our General Hospital!

    Reply

  30. mama3 says:

    I have been a long time viewer and was super excited that FV and RC were coming over to GH. In the beginning they rocked the show and turned it into something awesome to watch. All of the momentum and buildup to the 50th was well worth the return of the vets. Now certain characters have been further tarnished, banished, or written into a corner.

    The show has lost all momentum from the 50th anniversary and shows no signs of improving. Every time a story gets interesting it gets sidetracked. There is no romance because no one has chemistry. Carly and Franco have potential because RH and LW had the potential as Todd and Carly. I have always been interested in an Olivia and Sonny pairing, but was wondering if they were going to go the Ava Jerome route. That would be interesting. Liz doesn’t work with AJ or Nicholas. Sabrina and Patrick are a bore, how many times does Molly have to jump between Rafe and TJ. Mac and Felicia are a joke. Anyone who knows the Frisco and Felicia love story does not buy that she would choose him over Frisco EVER.

    Reply

  31. Shirley A Miller says:

    I liked Olivia and Sonny together previously on GH, thought they had a lot of chemistry together. I guess the writers didn’t think so and broke them up. I am glad to see them getting back together ….. I feel as a couple they were more real than Connie/Kate and Sonny. So….. I am happy to see them give it another “go” …. until someone else comes along that the writers think has more appeal than Olivia. So let’s bring them on ….. Olivia and Sonny …… HOORAY!!!!!!

    Reply

  32. Phil says:

    I won’t join the bandwagon of Olivia haters here! I am glad she signed back up with GH, but I do not want these two paired. I would LOVE the so called tired Sonny an Carly pairing! If Todd can’t come back, I don’t want her with anyone but Sonny! Olivia deserves an honest man… Someone new!

    Reply

  33. Barb says:

    Great pairing. She accepts Sonny and doesn’ t try to change him like the other women do.

    Reply

  34. Danielle Smith says:

    I would love to see Sonny and Olivia together I think they would be great together

    Reply

  35. kim says:

    YES!!!! I love Sonny and Olivia together. I’ve waited four years for this pairing. They have tons of chemistry. They are my favorite couple.

    Reply

Leave a comment