‘Lizzie McGuire’ Reboot Series in the Works at Disney Plus

Brenda Watkins
August 24, 2019

Lizzie is all grown-up and her character now has "the flawless man who owns a fancy restaurant" and she is now "getting ready to celebrate her 30th birthday".

Gary Marsh, President of Disney Channels Worldwide, said Disney had looked for "hundreds of girls" who could be the next Lizzie, before deciding on the right one. Disney announced that a Lizzie McGuire sequel series is in the works for Disney+, with Hilary Duff set to reprise her role as the wisecracking teen with a cartoon persona.

The original Disney Channel comedy aired from 2001 to 2004 and followed 13-year-old Lizzie McGuire as she pursued her dreams of becoming popular at school.

The Lizzie McGuire reboot will revolve around Lizzie as a 30-year-old millennial navigating life in New York City, according to THR.

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Original series creator Terri Minsky is returning to the fold to run the new series. It also included the 2003 film, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, where Lizzie went on a trip of a lifetime in Rome, Italy, after her graduation. "She has kind of the flawless life right now".

But the real exciting news came next: the animated alter ego of Lizzie's inner thoughts is returning too!

Hilary now stars in the TV Land show Younger as Kelsey, a millenial book editor turned publisher in New York City. While the long-awaited Disney Channel reboot is now in production, an official debut date has not been released. "I mean, I love her so much", Duff said at the time. When she last spoke with ET about the chances of a revival, Duff said she didn't believe Lizzie would be a mom. "But I think that's what's going to make it really special". At least, not yet.

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