The projects are part of Lifetime’s 2020 series, “Ripped from the Headlines,” where guests and hosts discuss true crime events from the past.
It’s unclear what Ripa and Consuelos are going to examine in their two movies as the episodes are currently untitled. They are set to debut in 2021, according to a press release.
Albert Bianchini will also serve as an executive producer with the actors.
“Kelly and Mark have been important voices in popular culture for the past twenty years and we are so incredibly pleased to have them become a part of the Lifetime family,” Paul Buccieri, Group President, A+E Networks, said.
Tanya Lopez, executive vice president of movies, limited series and original movie acquisitions, Lifetime & LMN said she is thrilled to welcome Ripa, Consuelos and their company into the Lifetime family.
"We feel like Kelly and Mark have our same sensibilities and instincts for good storytelling," she said. “We know our ripped from the headlines slate will be energized by their enthusiasm and we all look forward to bringing these timely stories to their fans.”
“As longtime true crime fans, there is nothing more thrilling than tuning into a Lifetime original movie,” Ripa, 49, and Consuelos, 49, declared in a joint statement.
Ripa and Consuelos met in 1995 on the “All My Children” set as co-stars and got married the following year.