lizzie mcguire revival stalled

Lizzie McGuire has a case of Peter Pan syndrome: Disney won’t let her grow up. The Disney+ revival of the beloved early 2000s Disney Channel comedy series Lizzie McGuire was set to debut on the streaming service with star Hilary Duff on board and enthusiastic about exploring her sassy, fourth wall-breaking character as a 30-something New Yorker.

But then things suddenly ground to a halt for the Lizzie McGuire revival, with original series creator and revival showrunner Terri Minsky fired after two episodes and production stalled. So what happened, exactly? While there’s no official word yet from Disney or Minsky, Duff has been hinting on social media that the problem lies with Disney+ and its “family-friendly” mission statement.

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lizzie mcguire revival showrunner

All things are not rosy over at the House of Mouse. After yesterday’s surprise announcement that the Doctor Strange sequel was losing its director, the streaming side of Disney is seeing its own troubles. The highly anticipated Lizzie McGuire revival series has been put on pause by Disney+ following the sudden departure of original series creator Terri Minsky, who stepped down as showrunner on the project after filming two episodes.

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lizzie mcguire sequel series

Hey now, hey now. Disney+ is slowly becoming what dreams are made of. Disney announced that a Lizzie McGuire sequel series is in the works for Disney+, with Hilary Duff set to reprise her role as the wisecracking teen with a cartoon persona. But this time, she’s all grown up.

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