Susan Lucci hints at Desperate Housewives role

Desperate HousewivesSusan Lucci has hinted she is in talks to join the cast of Desperate Housewives when ABC soap All My Children ends.

The actress plays diva Erica Kane, an original cast member, on All My Children but the soap has been cancelled by ABC and is due to end in September. Since the news of the soaps’ cancellation broke there have been several reports claiming Lucci would join the cast of ABC’s prime-time drama Desperate Housewives. Now the actress herself has given the strongest indication yet that such talks are happening.

“Talking, listening, and we’ll see,” she said. “There’s been a lot of talking. But we’ll see. It’s a show I like very much, of course. The cast is amazing, [Marc Cherry is amazing.” – Susan Lucci speaking to Access Hollywood.

When reports originally broke claiming Lucci was to join the cast they were denied. The reports have continued since though with several subsequent stories claiming the actress would make the move from Pine Valley to Wisteria Lane.