New Characters, Recasts or Ignoring History? Who Do You Want to Write, Direct or Act On ‘All My Children?’

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With now signing agreements with key unions SAG-AFTRA (actors), the DGA (directors),  and the WGA (writers), with an expectation to begin filming episodes of “” as soon as next month, we wondered who you wanted to see act on the soap when it moves to the web. Your choices can include past actors as well as wishful casting (recast and new characters are welcomed). We also wondered who you want to join the writing team now that thousands of writers are at Prospect Park’s disposal courtesy of their agreement with the WGA, as well as who you want to direct episodes of the series. Keep in mind that , who created both “AMC” and “,” is currently working as a consultant for Prospect Park, according to , head of production for (Prospect Park’s The Online Network). Also note that actors (Dr. Griffin Castillo), (Jesse Hubbard), (Dr. Angela Hubbard), (Dr. David Hayward) and (Dr. Cara Castillo) are all confirmed as signing on to return to “AMC” when it moves to the web. (ex-Kendall Hart) has reported that she’s been approached, while (ex-Ryan Lavery) hope’s he can be involved. There’s no word yet on the status of (ex-Erica Kane), who was the only original cast member from the first season of “AMC” that had remained with the show without interruption from its debut on January 5, 1970 through its final ABC broadcast on September 23, 2011.

Point of Reference: Recent Head Writers of “AMC” include (who also penned for both “” and “Guiding Light” in their final years), Donna Swajeski (who also penned for “,” “Guiding Light,” “Passions,” “,” and more recently “”),  Jr. (who also penned for “,” “,” “” and a variety of primetime soaps),  (who also penned for “General Hospital,” Guiding Light” and “One Life to Live”),  (who also penned for “Another World,” “As The World Turns,” and “One Life to Live”), and  (who also penned for “As The World Turns,” “General Hospital” and “One Life to Live”). (who also penned for “,” “Guiding Light,” “,” “One Life to Live,” “Port Charles,” and “” and a variety of primetime soaps) recently lost long-time writing partner , who together head wrote “AMC” from July 2007 through August 2008. , who served as Head Writer during the soaps final months on television, is currently a breakdown writer at “Days of our Lives.” In addition to “AMC” and “DAYS,” Broderick’s writing credits include “Another World,” “As The World Turns,” “Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live” and “Port Charles.”

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