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Hilary Duff Reprising Her Role as Lizzie McGuire in Reboot Series

By Whitney Vasquez

In the famous words of Lizzie McGuire, this is what dreams are made of!

31-year-old Hilary Duff will be playing her iconic character for the "Lizzie McGuire" reboot, which she announced on Friday night.

The former Disney star shared her excitement to fans on Instagram, revealing this has been in the works for a while.

"SURPRISE!!! I’ve been trying to contain this excitement for a loooong time while this has been in the works!" she captioned the montage of old show footage.

"I am beyond excited to be home again, back with my girl...and into her 30’s."


"Lizzie McGuire," which catapulted Duff into instant fame, was a fan favorite during its reign from 2001-2004.

The reboot will be available for streaming on the new Disney+, which launches in the U.S. on November 12.

The company released the news on their Twitter page, quoting the famous show song and writing, "@HilaryDuff IS BACK AS LIZZIE MCGUIRE in an all-new series, coming soon to #DisneyPlus."

This is the newest show to join the streaming site.

Disney+ has also revealed "Lady and the Tramp", an original "Star Wars" series and several Marvel series will also be available.

Fans React:


"Lizzie McGuire" fans, who are now grown adults, are losing their minds over the reboot announcement and their reactions are pretty hilarious.

McGuire Fans Unite:


Many have no shame when it comes to expressing their excitement for Hilary Duff transforming into a grown-up version of Lizzie McGuire.

"This is everything I didn't think I needed," tweeted a fan. "Lizzie McGuire was my THING and I am not ashamed I can't wait to see this when it comes out."


Good luck, Duff! We're rooting for you!

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