Mark Consuelos Dishes on ‘Mexican Gothic’ & More Upcoming Projects with Wife Kelly Ripa

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A brand-new horror series is hitting Hulu in the future—and no one’s more excited about it than Mark Consuelos.

In case you missed it, the Riverdale star and his wife Kelly Ripa are teaming up with Hulu to produce a series adaptation of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s bestselling horror novel, Mexican Gothic. While chatting with PureWow about his partnership with Grill Mates, Consuelos opened up about the upcoming series, confirming that it’s now in the “early stages of development.”

He told us, “It’s such a wonderful book. Kelly read it and was immediately transfixed. She said ‘We have to try to get the rights to this material.’ I think it’s such a rich world that, visually, it’s just begging to be on air, to have a TV show represent it. So I’m excited about bringing Sylvia’s beautiful text to life."

In case you're unfamiliar, Mexican Gothic follows the story of Noemí Taboada, a young socialite who visits her cousin Catalina and investigates her claims that Virgil Doyle, Catalina's mysterious husband, is trying to kill her. So far, we know that both Ripa and Consuelos will serve as executive producers on the series, but this isn't the only project that they have in the works.

In September, it was also announced that the famous duo is teaming up with Lifetime to produce two true-crime movies, which will be part of the network’s Ripped from the Headlines slate. Consuelos said, "We're really excited to be partnered with Lifetime for these movies, they're great stories."

The upcoming films will be in great company, joining a number of previously released titles from Ripped from the Headlines, including Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley StoryChris Watts: Confessions of a Killer and Poisoned Love: The Stacey Castor Story.

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