HILARY Duff introduced that the Lizzie McGuire reboot has been cancelled as a result of “the celebs did not align.”
The 33-year-old shared the unhappy information in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
Hilary revealed that the Lizzie McGuire reboot has been cancelledCredit score: 2020 James Devaney
She shared the unhappy information in an Instagram publishCredit score: Instagram
The reboot was deliberate to air on Disney+Credit score: Corbis – Getty
The actress defined in a textual content publish: “I’ve been so honored to have the character of Lizzie in my life. She has made such a long-lasting affect on many, together with myself.
“To see the followers’ loyalty and love for her, to today, means a lot to me.”
Hilary continued: “I do know the efforts and conversations have been all over the place making an attempt to make a reboot work however, sadly & regardless of everybody’s finest efforts, it isn’t going to occur. I would like any reboot of Lizzie to be sincere and genuine to who Lizzie could be at this time. It’s what the character deserves.”
The actress added: “We will all take a second to mourn the superb lady she would have been and the adventures we’d have taken along with her.
Lizzie McGuire ran on the Disney Channel from 2001-2004Credit score: Disney
Hilary defined that ‘the celebs simply did not align’Credit score: Getty Photos – Getty
“I am very unhappy, however I promise everybody tried their finest and the celebs simply did not align.”
Hilary concluded the be aware by referencing the character’s well-known music from The Lizzie McGuire Film, writing: “Hey now, that is what 2020s manufactured from.”
A spokesperson for Disney additionally confirmed the information in a press release, which was printed by Variety.
The spokesperson stated: “Lizzie McGuire’ followers have excessive expectations for any new tales. Until and till we’re assured we will meet these expectations, we’ve determined to carry off and at this time, we knowledgeable the forged’s representatives that we aren’t transferring ahead with the deliberate sequence.”
The present bumped into problem when Hilary and the showrunner needed it to characteristic extra mature themesCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Whereas followers had been vocally excited concerning the reboot, it ran into some difficulty with Disney+ bosses.
Regardless of some episodes already being full, the streaming service reportedly wasn’t so eager on the mature content material that sequence creator and showrunner Terri Minski and Hilary liked concerning the revival.
Hilary is at the moment pregnant along with her third babyCredit score: Instagram
She is married to singer Matthew KomaCredit score: Instagram
In March, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the script for the reboot’s first episode reportedly “acknowledges the existence of intercourse with dishonest as a central plot level.”
Hilary, who’s at the moment pregnant with her third child, beforehand defended the author’s determination to create a extra mature model of Lizzie.
In an Instagram publish in Could, the actress stated she had been “extremely excited” concerning the new present when it was first confirmed in August final 12 months.
Hilary admitted she was ‘unhappy’ that the present would not transfer aheadCredit score: Instagram
She added: “Nonetheless, I really feel an enormous duty to honor the followers’ relationship with LIZZIE, who, like me, grew up seeing themselves in her.
“I would be doing a disservice to everybody by limiting the realities of a 30-year-old’s journey to stay below the ceiling of a PG score.
“It is vital to me that simply as her experiences as a preteen/teenage navigating life had been genuine, her subsequent chapters are equally as actual and relatable.”