Netflix’s darker reboot of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” has been officially titled as “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”.
Creator of “Riverdale”, Roberto Aguirre Sacasa shared the announcement on his social media, captioning, “It’s official! “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is our title! Something wicked this way comes…“.
The new show is set to star 18-year-old Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman who is described as “an empowered young woman who is just beginning her dark education as a sorceress, even as she tries to maintain a normal life as a sophomore at Baxter High.
Intelligent, compassionate and brave to the point of recklessness, Sabrina is all that stands between us and the forces of darkness that threaten our world.”
Shipka is perviously known for playing Sally Draper in the American period drama “Mad Men”, voicing Jinora in “Avatar: The Last Airbender” spin-off, “The Legend of Korra”, and voicing Marnie in the English dub of “When Marnie was There”.
The reboot also stars Jaz Sinclair as Rosalind Walker; Sabrina’s best friend, Michelle Gomez as Mary Wardell; Sabrina’s teacher, Chance Perdomo as Ambrose Spellman; Sabrina’s warlock cousin, Lucy Davis and Miranda Otto as Sabrina witch aunts; Hilda and Zelda Spellman, and Ross Lynch as Harvey Kinkle; Sabrina’s boyfriend.
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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” will have 20 episodes for over two seasons, with each episode running for an hour. The show is expected to air on Netflix by end of this year.
Source: Sunday Express