Millennials, time to really feel previous. ‘Lizzie McGuire’ is formally 20 years previous. In honor of the milestone anniversary, check out the solid of the beloved Disney Channel present then and now.
Lizzie McGuire premiered Jan. 12, 2001, and the world hasn’t been the identical since. The Disney Channel collection turned an enormous hit and made Hilary Duff a large star. The factor about Lizzie was that she was so extremely relatable. The present adopted the ups and downs of the cute center schooler, who additionally had a bigger than life animated alter ego.
The present was such a sensation that it spawned the 2003 film, The Lizzie McGuire Film. Lizzie and her mates went on a college journey to Italy the place Lizzie found she had a doppelganger, who additionally occurred to be an Italian pop star. “What Desires Are Made Of,” the track Lizzie carried out on the finish of the film, stays a basic.
Hilary and most of her castmates have been set to return for a revival of the collection on Disney+ that will observe Lizzie in her 30s as she lives her life in New York. After behind-the-scenes drama, the departure of collection creator Terri Minsky, and Hilary asking for the present to be moved to Hulu. Hilary introduced in Dec. 2020 that the revival was now not occurring. “I do know the efforts and conversations have been all over the place attempting to make a reboot work however, sadly and regardless of everybody’s finest efforts, it isn’t going to occur,” she mentioned in her message. It doesn’t matter what, we’ll all the time have Lizzie McGuire. Discover out the place the solid is in the present day!
The titular function of Lizzie McGuire within the Disney Channel collection was undoubtedly Hilary Duff’s breakout function. She starred in each seasons of the present and reprised her function within the 2003 movie, The Lizzie McGuire Film. Hilary, now 33, starred in various movies after turning into one among Hollywood’s hottest rising stars. She appeared in Cadet Kelly, Agent Cody Banks, Cheaper By The Dozen, A Cinderella Story, and extra.
Hilary additionally recurred in the course of the third season of Gossip Woman as Olivia Burke. Her most notable post-Lizzie McGuire function has been enjoying Kelsey within the hit TVLand collection Youthful. Hilary is at present filming the present’s seventh season in New York Metropolis. With regard to her music profession, she’s launched 5 studio albums. Her newest was Breathe In. Breathe Out. in 2015.
The actress dated singers Aaron Carter and Joel Madden when she was a young person. She married NHL participant Mike Comrie in 2010. They’ve a son, Luca, who was born in 2012. They cut up in 2014 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. She started courting singer Matthew Koma in early 2017. Their daughter, Banks, was born in Oct. 2018. Mike and Hilary married in 2019. They’re at present anticipating their second baby collectively and Hilary’s third.
Adam Lamberg, 36, performed the beloved and whip-smart David “Gordo” Gordon. Like a lot of his Lizzie McGuire co-stars, he reprised his iconic function in The Lizzie McGuire Film. Following the tip of the Disney Channel present in 2004, Adam solely appeared in two extra movies. His final function was enjoying Reggie within the 2008 movie Lovely Loser.
Adam left performing behind and went on to graduate from UC Berkley with a bachelor’s diploma in Geography, in response to Bustle. He attended Baruch School in New York Metropolis as nicely and earned an MPA. As of 2014, he was working as a developmental affiliate on the Irish Arts Heart in New York Metropolis.
He was set to return to the function that made him well-known. Adam was going to play Gordo as soon as once more within the Lizzie McGuire revival. He was pictured with Hilary on the present’s set earlier than the Disney+ revival was axed.
Lalaine Vergara-Paras, 33, performed Lizzie’s finest good friend Miranda Sanchez within the Disney Channel collection. She was the one important solid member to not have a task in The Lizzie McGuire Movie. Lalaine couldn’t seem within the movie, which was primarily filmed in Italy, as a consequence of a scheduling battle. Within the movie, Miranda was on trip along with her household.
Along with Lizzie McGuire, Lalaine additionally roles in movies like Promised Land, Royal Kill, and Simple A. She appeared in three episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 2003 and the Disney Channel Authentic Film You Want! Her newest function was within the 2020 movie Definition Please. She launched her solely studio album, Inside Story, in 2003.
Jake Thomas, 30, starred as Matt McGuire, Lizzie’s mischievous little brother. Jake appeared on the present from 2001 to 2004 and reprised his function in The Lizzie McGuire Film. After Lizzie McGuire, Jake notably starred in a number of episodes of the Disney Channel collection Cory within the Home. He has additionally made appearances in reveals like ER, Home, NCIS, S.W.A.T., and extra.
Jake has since explored roles behind the digital camera as nicely. “My work behind the digital camera ranges from industrial leisure pictures and directing, to screenwriting for movie and TV,” Jake wrote on his official web site. Jake was set to play Matt McGuire within the Lizzie McGuire revival.
Hallie Todd, 59, starred as Lizzie’s cute and supportive mother, Jo McGuire. She performed Jo within the Disney Channel collection and film. Her post-Lizzie roles included appearances in reveals resembling Kim Potential, Malcolm within the Center, and extra. She not too long ago starred within the 2020 movie The Final Champion.
Like her fellow Lizzie McGuire, Hallie was going to reprise her function within the revival, which has since been cancelled. Hallie has additionally written two books: Being Younger Actors and Parenting The Younger Actor.
Robert Carradine, 66, starred as Lizzie’s goofball dad, Sam McGuire. After the present and film, Robert went on to look in reveals like Legislation & Order: Felony Intent and Doubt, in addition to movies like Deep Winter, Almost Departed, and extra. He co-hosted and government produced the truth collection King of the Nerds, impressed by the 1984 film Revenge of the Nerds, from 2013 to 2015. Like Hallie, Jake, and Hilary, Robert was set to return for the Lizzie McGuire revival that by no means got here to fruition.
Robert was in a horrible automobile accident, alongside along with his now ex-wife Edith, in 2015. They each survived the crash. The couple turned formally divorced in 2019 after a nasty courtroom battle. In courtroom paperwork obtained by PEOPLE, Edith claimed that Robert instructed her that he “intentionally drove into the truck to kill us each.” Robert mentioned he was in a state of “acute psychosis” on the time as a result of Edith allegedly lower off his bipolar medicine.
Clayton Snyder, 33, performed Lizzie’s final crush, Ethan Craft, in each the present and movie. The function of Ethan was Clayton’s very first performing function. After Lizzie McGuire resulted in 2004, Clayton went to varsity at Pepperdine College and was a member of the water polo staff.
He’s appeared in a number of movies and net collection through the years. Clayton is a realtor nowadays, in addition to an actor. He married actress Allegra Edwards in Oct. 2020 after assembly at Pepperdine College.
The function of Kate Sanders, the resident imply woman at Lizzie’s faculty, was Ashlie Brillault’s onscreen debut. Enjoying Kate was Ashlie’s first and last performing function. After 2004, Ashlie went on to earn a legislation diploma from the College of Denver. The 33-year-old is at present a felony protection legal professional.