So many exciting things are happening in the world of Disney+, but what might have Millennial fans most excited right now, is the return of Lizzie McGuire. Earlier today, actress Hilary Duff announced that Adam Lamberg’s Gordo was joining the series as a recurring character.

Photo Credit: Ali Goldstein

Photo Credit: Ali Goldstein

What’s happening:

  • Adam Lamberg is set to reprise his fan-favorite role, David "Gordo" Gordon, a recurring character in the upcoming Disney+ series Lizzie McGuire.
  • Lamberg originated the role of Gordo, Lizzie's best friend, whose intelligence, creativity and wry observations about middle school life made him a bit of an outcast – except to his inner circle of friends.
  • Production on the series began earlier this month.
  • This morning —right from the set of Lizzie McGuire— Hilary Duff and Adam Lamberg taped a short clip announcing Gordo’s return. Take a look:

About the series:

  • The new story picks up as Lizzie McGuire is just about to turn 30. She seemingly has it all – her dream job as an assistant to a fancy New York City Interior Designer, her dream guy and a picturesque Brooklyn apartment – but things aren't always as they seem. With a little help from her old friends and some new ones to come, her well-meaning family and her 13-year-old alter-ego in animated form, Lizzie navigates the ups and downs of adulthood.”

Lizzie McGuire cast:

As previously announced, also reprising their roles are:

  • Hilary Duff as Lizzie McGuire
  • Hallie Todd as Jo McGuire
  • Robert Carradine as Sam McGuire
  • Jake Thomas as Matt McGuire

 Creative team:

  • Original Lizzie McGuire series creator Terri Minsky returns as showrunner and executive producer.
  • Hilary Duff and Rachel Winter will also executive-produce.  
  • Ranada Shepard is the co-executive producer.
  • Lizzie McGuire is produced by Salty Pictures, Inc. in association with Disney Channel.

What they’re saying:

  • Hilary Duff star and executive producer of the series: "Gordo was an essential piece of the puzzle to what made the original Lizzie McGuire so authentic and beloved. I couldn't imagine the series without him. I can't wait for fans to see what he's up to 15 years later and how he fits into Lizzie's adult world."
 
 

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