We’ve known for some time that Netflix will be producing a new series based on the Archie Comics graphic novel, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Now we finally know who will play Sabrina the Teenage Witch!
Deadline reports that the honor will go to Kiernan Shipka of Mad Men fame. In addition to her prominent role as Sally Draper, Shipka is more recently known for her performance as B.D. Merrill in Ryan Murphy’s Feud.
Executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (who also produces the popular Riverdale series, which takes place within the same Archie universe as Sabrina), had the following to say about today’s announcement: