Hilary Duff is reminiscing on the 2 weeks she bought to spend on the set of the Lizzie McGuire reboot and she or he’s nonetheless simply as upset about it as everybody else.


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Again in 2019, Hilary and far of the present’s unique solid filmed two episodes for the sequence, which was set to comply with Lizzie as she navigated life and love in her thirties.

Followers even bought a (very temporary) first have a look at the present in early 2020:

However two months after the solid started filming, Lizzie McGuire‘s unique present runner, Terri Minsky, was fired from the present and issues simply went downhill from there.

Disney put the reboot on maintain, looking for a brand new route for the sequence, which ended up being precisely the other of what Hilary had in thoughts.


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“Followers have a sentimental attachment to Lizzie McGuire and excessive expectations for a brand new sequence. After filming two episodes, we concluded that we have to transfer in a special route and are placing a brand new lens on the sequence,” a Disney spokesperson instructed Selection.

Hilary voiced her want to take care of the present’s extra mature nature, permitting her to precisely replicate life in your 30s and never pressure a PG score on the sequence.

Regardless of the solid and crew holding conferences over the course of 2020 with a purpose to “regroup,” issues finally did not work out.


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“I do know the efforts and conversations have been in every single place making an attempt to make a reboot work however, sadly & regardless of everybody’s greatest efforts, it isn’t going to occur. I would like any reboot of Lizzie to be trustworthy and genuine to who Lizzie could be at the moment. It’s what the character deserves. We are able to all take a second to mourn the wonderful lady she would have been and the adventures we might have taken along with her. I’m very unhappy, however I promise everybody tried their greatest and the celebrities simply didn’t align. Hey now, that is what 2020s product of,” Hilary wrote on Instagram.

And now, three months after the present was formally cancelled, Hilary is trying again on who she needed Lizzie to be and the brief time she had on set.


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“I feel she could be quirky, I feel that she would battle with confidence, however I feel on the finish of the day, she finds her footing. That’s what’s so beautiful about her, and that’s what’s so relatable is that she doesn’t have all of the solutions straight away, however she’s on the proper path,” Hilary instructed Good Morning America.

She added, “I’ll endlessly be pleased about the 2 episodes that we did shoot. It was a extremely particular two weeks of my life.”

However total, “It was a giant disappointment, clearly.”