Hilary Duff on why the adult ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot

Lizzie sends Disney to Tizzie.

It seems that Hillary Duff’s message is about her iconic, early 2000s TV show “canceling the revival of Lizzie McGuire”.

“I think they’re really trying to figure out what kind of content they want on Disney +, and it doesn’t align perfectly, like, I see Lizzie right now,” she said. . During an appearance “The Jess Cagle Show” on Thursday, during which he spoke about the revival of the withdrawn Disney Channel, which was announced in major buzz in 2019 but was abandoned last December.

He said, “I am very protective of him and they are protecting him a lot.”

The 33-year-old Duff previously explained that he and original producer Terry Minsky – who left the venture in early 2020 – wanted to take the show in a more adult direction than Disney.

Adam Leiberg as “Lizzie McGuire” as David “Gordo” Gordon, Lizzie as Miranda and Hillary Duff as LaLine.
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He reiterated the point on Thursday, stating, “The only thing for me was to be able to connect with the people who were watching the show.” And so, to me, it only makes sense for me to shoot a show where he is acting like a 30-year-old in a modern world. “

The original cast members were brought back and shot two episodes in November of November 2019 before being revived.

In February 2020, Duff Posted on instagram Asked Disney + to take the revival of their show to Hulu, where the story would not have to live under the PG rating, but they did not accept the request.

“there [were] A lot of constructive discussions where perhaps they were thinking that this is not quite right, and we are trying to make it work, ”he told Cagle. “And, you know, there’s always, like, a lot of conversation, but I don’t think that’s going to happen.”

Though the ephemeral idea was that, Duff – who was the sequel to the long-running sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” in “How I Met Your Father,” last month – was in his time to reconnect with his beloved character. Was appreciating and former artists.

Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff will star in a gender-swept version of “How I Met Your Mother”, titled “How I Met Your Father.”
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“It was also lovely for three weeks of my life, because, you know, there was a point in my life where I couldn’t stand Lizzie McGuire,” she said.

“And I was like, ‘I never want to hear that name again.” And now that I am my age, I like it, I love it.

Hillary was also very grateful to promote a character made for her career.

“She knows, this is where it all started for me. And that is me and I am her. And I was able to do what I could, which was inside me.” And so in that moment Also, even for a moment, was a really great experience. “

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