The Lizzie McGuire Disney Plus sequence is formally lifeless, in response to an Instagram post from Hilary Duff. The sequence was reportedly going to function an grownup Duff reprising her function as Lizzie in her 30s, navigating a profession in New York, and coping with extra “grownup” themes.
“It’s been an honor to have Lizzie in my life,” Duff wrote. “I do know the efforts and conversations have been in all places making an attempt to make work, however sadly and regardless of everybody’s finest efforts [the reboot] isn’t going to occur.”
The brand new Lizzie McGuire sequence’ unique showrunner Terri Minsky was fired by Disney over “variations” in artistic path solely two episodes into manufacturing, Variety reports. Following Minsky’s removing, work on the present was halted fully in January 2020, with the way forward for it unknown.
Disney has taken steps prior to now to take care of Disney Plus’ household pleasant picture, even going so far as censoring a nude butt in the film Splash. The corporate has positioned motion pictures and exhibits that it considers “grownup” on Hulu. As an illustration, it moved Love, Victor to the service from Disney Plus for that includes alcohol use and sexual exploration. Duff publicly asked Disney to think about shifting her present as effectively, however no change ever got here, and Duff’s announcement has sealed Lizzie McGuire’s destiny.