It's confirmed: Hilary Duff to star in Lizzie McGuire reboot
It’s the news fans have been waiting for: Hilary Duff will return as Lizzie McGuire.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Duff announced the exciting news while on stage.
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“The good news is, just like me and everybody who loved Lizzie and has grown up with her, Lizzie’s also grown up,” Duff said. “She’s older, she’s wiser, she has a much bigger shoe budget, which is super exciting. She has her dream job. She has kind of the perfect life right now.”
“She’s working as an apprentice to a fancy New York City decorator,” said Duff. “She has her dream guy, who owns a cool SoHo restaurant. She has her dream apartment in Brooklyn. And she’s getting ready to celebrate her 30th birthday.”
Duff also gave fans an insight in to what we can expect from the Disney reboot.
“She is still dealing with that 13-year-old no-holds-barred animated Lizzie that’s constantly babbling in her adult Lizzie head,” she said, and added: “So she has to deal with that. But I think that’s what’s going to make it really special.”
The 31-year-old took to Instagram to announce the exciting news with a video.
“SURPRISE!!!” she wrote, “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!”
The original series ran from 2001-04.
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