Hilary Duff Reveals The ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Reboot ‘Isn’t Going To Happen’ Now: ‘I’m Very Sad’


After months of ready to listen to a ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot replace, Hilary Duff confirmed on Dec. 16 that the present will not be transferring ahead. In an emotional message, Hilary mourned ‘the amazing woman’ Lizzie ‘would have been.’

Despite fan enthusiasm, the Lizzie McGuire reboot has been canceled. Hilary Duff, 33, revealed the stunning information in an Instagram message on Dec. 16. “I’ve been so honored to have the character of Lizzie in my life,” she wrote. “She has made such a lasting impact on many, including myself. To see fans’ loyalty and love for her, to this day, means so much to me.”

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She continued: “I know the efforts and conversations have been everywhere trying to make a reboot work but, sadly and despite everyone’s best efforts, it isn’t going to happen. I want any reboot of Lizzie to be honest and authentic to who Lizzle would be today. It’s what the character deserves. We can all take a moment to mourn the amazing woman she would have been and the adventures we would have taken with her. I’m very sad, but I promise everyone tried their best and the stars just didn’t align. Hey no, this is what 2020s made of.”

The Lizzie McGuire reboot was first introduced at Disney’s D23 Expo in 2019. It was revealed on the time that Hilary would return to the function that made her well-known for a reboot on Disney+. The present’s creator, Terri Minsky, was additionally set to return for the sequence that might comply with Lizzie in her 30s as she lives her life in New York.

Hilary Duff on the set of the reboot with Adam Lamberg. (Disney+)

At the time of the announcement, Hilary wrote on Instagram that she was “so excited” to return to the beloved function. Production on the reboot began in Oct. 2019. Hilary was noticed out filming scenes in New York. Fans have been stoked to be taught that different authentic solid members Adam Lamberg, Hallie Todd, Robert Carradine, and Jake Thomas could be returning as effectively.

In Jan. 2020, Terri stepped away from her function as showrunner of the reboot after filming two episodes as a result of of artistic variations and the general imaginative and prescient for Lizzie. Filming was placed on maintain and behind-the-scenes rigidity continued. Hilary urged Disney+ to permit the reboot to maneuver to Hulu so the present may have extra mature storylines.

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Hilary Duff starred alongside Adam Lamberg and Lalaine in the original series. (Everett Collection)

“I’d be doing a disservice to everybody by restricted the realities of a 30-year-old’s journey to dwell beneath the ceiling of a PG ranking,” the actress wrote in a press release on her Instagram in Feb. 2020. “It’s important to me that just as her experiences a preteen/teenager navigating life were authentic, her next chapters are equally as real and relatable. It would be a dream if Disney would let us move the show to Hulu, if they were interested, and I could bring this beloved character to life again.”

Sadly, that’s not going to occur. The sequence ran from 2001 to 2004 and have become one of Disney Channel’s most beloved sequence. For now, we are able to not less than reminisce by watching the unique sequence on Disney+ and The Lizzie McGuire Movie.

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