Disney+ has announced the Adam Lamberg has signed on to reprise his role as Lizzie’s best friend David “Gordo” Gordon in the highly-anticipated Lizzie McGuire revival series. The announcement also came with the release of a new video featuring our first look at the reunion between Hilary Duff and Lamberg, which you can check out below!
“Gordo was an essential piece of the puzzle to what made the original ‘Lizzie McGuire’ so authentic and beloved,” star and executive producer Hilary Duff said in a statement. “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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With the addition of Lamberg’s Gordo, the only remaining original major character that hasn’t yet been confirmed to be part of the revival is Lizzie’s other best friend Miranda, who is portrayed by Lalaine.
The Lizzie McGuire revival series will continue to follow the story of Lizzie McGuire, who is just about to turn 30. She seemingly has it all – her dream job as an assistant to a fancy New York City decorator, her dream guy and a picturesque Brooklyn apartment – but things aren’t always as they seem. With a little help from her friends, her loving family and her 13 year-old alter-ego in animated form, Lizzie navigates the ups and downs of adulthood.
The series will also be featuring the reunion of the entire McGuire family with Jake Thomas, Hallie Todd and Robert Carradine reprising their roles as Matt, Jo and Sam, respectively.Original series creator Terri Minsky will also be returning for the revival as its showrunner.
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The Disney Channel series ran on-air for two seasons from 2001-2004, and also had the theatrical The Lizzie McGuire Movie starring Duff, which grossed $55 million at the global box office. It is still recognized as one of Disney Channel’s most iconic teen sitcoms of all time.