Adam Lamberg is also returning to play Gordo, Lizzie's best friend. “Gordo was an essential piece of the puzzle to what made the original Lizzie McGuire so authentic and beloved,” said Duff in a statement, per Entertainment Weekly. “I couldn’t imagine the series without him.
That being said, Duff is holding out hope that Lamberg will join the reboot in some capacity. “I really hope he’s going to be involved,” she told Vulture. “We’ve been planning out the season and coming up with what everything looks like, and it’s so important for him to be there for part of it.
The cast: Duff is definitely returning—and she’s excited. “The good news is, just like me and everybody who loved Lizzie and has grown up with her, Lizzie’s also grown up,” she said onstage during the announcement about the reboot. “She’s older, she’s wiser, she has a much bigger shoe budget, which is super exciting. She has her dream job.
Duff’s hair is now even blonder: Apparently it’s the kind of blond Lizzie would have as a grown-up. “Never in a million years did I think I would be doing Lizzie’s color! ???????? Well dreams do come true! ???? Thank you @hilaryduff for trusting me to create the perfect blonde for the next chapter of Lizzie Mcguire,” hairstylist Nikki Lee posted to Instagram.
He's very hot," Duff said of Snyder. "I'm pretty sure there's going to be, there's going to be a thing. Why now? “I think it’s the right time to set back in and have her go along with you in your 30s and all the fun times, and all of the big monumental moments, and all of the challenges that you’re faced with,” Duff told People. “I just thought that there was an opportunity there for her to be grown-up and for her to be there for women again.
Hilary Duff fans were thrilled to learn on August 23 that the singer-actor would be coming back to the role that made her famous: Lizzie McGuire.
In a November 2019 interview with E! , Duff hinted that Lizzie may even have "a thing" with her middle school crush. "He is hot.
In an interview with New York magazine’s Vulture, Duff revealed a few more twists, and it sounds as if the whole show won’t be set in Brooklyn: “She’s not going to stay in Brooklyn too long, actually.
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The Disney show of the same name, which ran from 2001 to 2004 (plus a 2003 movie), followed the life of 13-year-old Lizzie and her best friends Miranda (Lalaine) and Gordo (Adam Lamberg) as they navigate all the ups and downs of teenage life.
Adam Lamberg and Hilary Duff in Lizzie McGuire.
The bangs are BACK! https://t.co/cNsLjnSpfZ— Glamour (@glamourmag) November 20, 2019