Disney is bringing back the original cast of Lizzie McGuire for its upcoming revival series. Hilary Duff, who became a household name after playing the titular character in the teen sitcom and its follow-up film, is coming back for the new series, which will debut on the studio's upcoming streaming service Disney+. 'Hocus Pocus’ Sequel Under Development; The Fantasy Comedy Will Soon Stream on Disney+
Joining her in the cast will be original stars Hallie Todd, Robert Carradine, and Jake Thomas, Entertainment Weekly reported. Todd and Carradine will reprise their roles as Lizzie's parents, Jo and Sam, while Thomas will return to play her younger brother Matt. Pinocchio: Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action Movie.
Disney+ Announce the return of Orignal Lizzie McGuire Cast
A picture perfect fam! Hallie Todd, Robert Carradine, and Jake Thomas will reprise their roles as Jo, Sam, and Matt McGuire with @HilaryDuff in #LizzieMcGuire, an all-new #DisneyPlus series coming soon. pic.twitter.com/UwMyQeIpVn
— Disney+ (@disneyplus) October 24, 2019
The revival will trace Lizzie's journey as an adult in New York, where she now has the dream job, dream apartment and a perfect chef boyfriend but the insecurities of her teenage years have also followed her in adulthood. Terri Minsky, the original creator, is also returning. He will serve as showrunner and executive producer alongside Duff and Rachel Winter.