ALL MY CHILDREN
TVGuide.com reports that actors Vincent Irizarry and Lindsay Hartley will return for Prospect Park's upcoming online revamp of the daytime serial ALL MY CHILDREN.
Irizarry, who portrays Dr. David Hayward, shared the news on his Facebook page last week, posting: "Happy to share that I just signed on with Prospect Park for the 'All My Children' reboot! Excited to bring dastardly Dr. David back to life, as he did for so many others, and to see my dear friends in Pine Valley once again. A great, big thank you to all the fans for your tenacity in keeping the hope alive. You're awesome!!! Let's all keep our fingers crossed together that it becomes a reality."
According to Soap Opera Digest, Lindsay Hartley, who portrayed Dr. Cara Castillo on the ABC sudser, is also set to appear in the online series.
All My Children aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011. Created by Agnes Nixon, the daytime drama is set in Pine Valley, Pennsylvania, a fictitious suburb of Philadelphia. The show featured Susan Lucci as Erica Kane, one of daytime's most popular characters.
In 2011, it was announced that All My Children would be canceled after 41 years on the air. On July 7, 2011, ABC sold the licensing rights of All My Children to third-party production company Prospect Park with the show set to continue on the internet as a series of webisodes and possibly on cable television. The show taped its final scenes for ABC on August 30, 2011, and its last episode on the network aired on September 23, 2011 with a cliffhanger.