Right from Deadline, Bronson Pinchot, star of 90’s sitcom Perfect Strangers has been brought on for a recurring role opposite Kiernan Shipka in Netflix’s upcoming Sabrina the Teenage Witch dark reboot.
Pinchot is cast to play George Hawthorne, Baxter High’s villainous principal. The character is known for being a constant thorn in the main character’s side, always trying to thwart the heroine and her friends’ escapades.
Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who is also the chief creative officer of Archie Comics, wrote the script for the new series. Aguirre-Sacasa will also be director on the drama and be executive producer alongside Riverdale collaborators Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater and Lee Toland Krieger. Hailing from Warner Bros. Television-based Berlanti Productions, the cast includes Miranda Otto, Michelle Gomez (Doctor Who), newcomer Chance Perdomo and Jaz Sinclair (Easy, The Vampire Diaries).
Repped by Stone Manners Salners and Bohemia Group, Pinchot is best known for his role as Balki Bartokomous in Perfect Strangers. Hollywood films he has starred in include the Beverly Hills Cop movies, True Romance, Risky Business and The First Wives Club. Other television credits are Showtime’s Ray Donovan and guest-starred in Step by Step and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
Although a premier date has yet to be announced, filming for season one will begin on March 19, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is expected to film back-to-back with the second season. Both will be comprised of 10 episodes.
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