Hey now, hey now! This is what dreams are made of.
Disney knows that Lizzie McGuire fans have grown up and are in dire need of entertainment. In today’s Disney+ panel at D23 Expo 2019, it is expected that a new Lizzie McGuire sequel series will be announced, with Hilary Duff reprising her role as Lizzy, albeit now as a disillusioned millennial. (Aren’t we all?)
“One of Disney Channel’s biggest hits, Lizzie McGuire, is coming back with a revival at the upcoming streaming platform Disney+. Hilary Duff is set to reprise her title role in the new series, which comes from the original series’ creator Terri Minsky. It is the first project under a new overall deal Minsky has signed with Disney Channel.
In the reimagined version of the sitcom, a sequel to the 2001 Disney Channel series, Lizzie McGuire (Duff) is a 30-year-old millennial navigating life in New York City. Like the original series, it will include the familiar animated version of a young Lizzie who offers up funny, revealing commentary on what 30-year-old Lizzie is really thinking.”
Disney+ streaming service launches on November 12th, 2019. While the long-awaited Disney Channel reboot is currently in production, an official debut date has not been released. Now, if only we could get another Zenon movie…