Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos announced some very exciting news back in 2020: that their production company, Milojo Productions, had acquired the rights to develop the TV adaptation of the bestselling gothic thriller, Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
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Previously announcing the news, Kelly said: "We feel like we hit the jackpot, and cannot wait to bring Silvia's gorgeous writing to life, together with Hulu.” She previously teased fans with the news with a snap of the book while praising it, writing: "Sublime horror for your summer reading. So good I bought the hard copy and the download to read in the dark."
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Mark opened up about what to expect from the show in July 2021. Chatting to PureWow, he said: “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.
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"So I’m excited about bringing Sylvia’s beautiful text to life." He added that the show was in early stages of development, so we won’t be getting much information yet - but what will the show be about?
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The novel follows a glamorous socialist, Noemí, who visits her cousin Catalina after receiving a letter from her claiming that her new husband is trying to poison her - taking Noemí to the isolated manor house of High Place, where she begins to uncover the strange truth about the house - and the family who reside there.
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