‘Lizzie McGuire’ clerk creates new heroine for Disney Channel
August 5, 2016 - Finding Carter
The designer behind a defining strike array Lizzie McGuire is penning a new array for Disney Channel that could assistance launch a Mouse House’s subsequent tween star.
Production will start this tumble on Andi Mack, a new array from Terri Minsky that facilities 12-year-old visitor Peyton Elizabeth Lee in a pretension role. Targeted for a 2017 premiere, a array centers around Andi as she’s about to applaud her 13th birthday. But her life is incited upside down when her guileless comparison sister Bex earnings home with a wish of removing her life together.
“As a author and artistic force, Terri Minsky has a one-of-a-kind voice that resonates with a audience, creation them giggle and cry in a same stage with discourse and storytelling that always feels honest,” pronounced Adam Bonnett, Disney’s EVP of strange programming, in a statement. “When Terri combined Lizzie McGuire, she helped put Disney Channel on a map with a impression that a assembly could brand with and we demeanour brazen to introducing Andi to a new era of kids and tweens.”
Speaking of Andi’s change ego, Minsky pronounced in statement, “Andi usually existed as difference on a page until Peyton Lee walked into a room. we will never forget a sorcery of that impulse — to accommodate a impression we wrote. Actually, it wasn’t until we met Peyton that we unequivocally knew who Andi was.”
Also starring on a new array are Lilan Bowden (Zombie Apocalypse) as Andi’s sister Bex and Lauren Tom (The Joy Luck Club) as Andi’s mom Celia.
In further to Lizzie McGuire, Minsky combined Less Than Perfect and The Geena Davis Show for ABC and Finding Carter for MTV. Betty Thomas (John Tucker Must Die) destined a pilot.