Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos developing ‘All My Children’ series

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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are developing a prime-time version of “All My Children.”

The soap opera star alums are teaming up for the project titled “Pine Valley,” according to The Wrap.

The long-running “All My Children” originally ran on ABC from 1970-2011. It had a brief reboot on The Online Network in 2013.

According to the outlet, the Ripa-Consuelos-led version would tell the story of a young journalist with a secret agenda to “expose the dark and murderous history of Pine Valley only to become entangled in a feud between the Kane and Santos families.”

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Kelly Ripa as Hayley Vaughan in a 2000 episode of "All My Children."

Kelly Ripa as Hayley Vaughan in a 2000 episode of “All My Children.”
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Both Ripa and Consuelos had roles in the original “All My Children.” Ripa played Hayley Vaughan from 1990-2002, and her real-life husband played Mateo Santos Sr. from 1995-2002. They both credit the show with jumpstarting their careers.

Ripa reflected on playing Hayley when she and Consuelos partook in Entertainment Weekly’s #UnitedAtHome series with other “All My Children” cast members to raise awareness for coronavirus relief in May.

“I wasn’t like everybody else on this panel — everybody else had jobs and careers and they were professional actors,” she said at the rime. “I truly moved to New York and I was working at the Toy Fair and I auditioned sort of on a whim. I was originally dropping off other people’s headshots, because [that was] my side hustle.”

Ripa and Consuelos share three children.

Ripa and Consuelos share three children.
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Ripa said because she was just beginning in her career, she went through “like six callbacks and two screen tests.”

“I wound up getting the job. But it was really — I mean, talk about happy accidents. It really was a happy accident. It changed my life. It changed my entire life — not just my acting life, but changed the whole trajectory of my life,” Ripa shared.

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As for Consuelos, he said he had never worked as an actor before “so that was very exciting, to get a job.”

“It was one of my first auditions. Similarly, I had to re-screen test a few times as well,” he recalled.

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