‘Lizzie McGuire’ Reboot Featuring Hilary Duff Confirmed for Disney+
In addition to the Disney Parks news that was announced at the D23 Expo over the weekend, there was lots of new programming announced that for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service. One announcement that was met with cheers from Disney Chanel fans everywhere is the reboot of “Lizzie” McQuire” that will include Hilary Duff!
In the “Lizzie McGuire” reboot, Hilary Duff will reprise her title role. The show will follow Duff as a 30-year-old millennial trying to live her best life in New York City. And, for fans wondering if the animated version of Lizzie will also be featured on the show – the answer is yes! An animated, young, 13-year-old Lizzie will be offering commentary on what exactly grown-up Lizzie is thinking.
“Lizzie McGuire” was one of the biggest successes for the Disney Channel ever during its four-year run. It lead to a movie, “The Lizzie McGuire Movie,” that took in $55 million at the box office.
Here’s Hilary Duff announcing the “Lizzie McGuire” reboot:
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SURPRISE!!! I’ve been trying to contain this excitement for a loooong time while this has been in the works! I am beyond excited to be home again, back with my girl ♥️…and into her 30’s #bringbackbutterflyclips #lizziemcguire #thisiswhatdreamsaremadeof #lizzieforpresident #DisneyPlus #D23Expo . . . . . . Also, If you needed yet another reason to get Disney+ ….the #lizziemcguiremovie will be living there!
Disney+ launches on November 12, 2019. A release date for the revamped “Lizzie McGuire” has not been announced yet.
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