Rumors of a All My Children reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (February 19) as reports claimed that ABC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2020.
UPDATE 20/02/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 49 years since All My Children first aired?! (49 years, 1 month, 15 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did All My Children end?
When All My Children came to an end after 44 years in September 2013, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would an All My Children reunion disappoint people?
All My Children aired from 1970-2013 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for an All My Children movie?
In a recent interview, Alexandra Daddario (who played Laurie Lewis between 2002 and 2003) said she can't imagine an All My Children reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Sofia Black D'Elia (who played Bailey Wells between 2009 and 2010) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did an All My Children movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be an All My Children film, Kelly Ripa stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about an All My Children reboot?
Recasting All My Children for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of an All My Children reunion, an All My Children movie, or an All My Children reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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