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Kiernan Shipka Cast in Lead Role for Netflix’s ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Series

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: read more

Dark ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Reboot is Coming to The CW

Although its original run ended 14 years ago, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is returning for a much darker rendition than ever before in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

Straight from The Independent, this version is aiming to be less teen-friendly and more in line with films like The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby. The new show will be produced by Warner Bros. TV along with Berlanti Productions and aired on The CW.

Chilling Adventures follows after Riverdale, a teen drama television series based on the characters by Archie Comics that premiered on The CW in January 2017. The show puts a dark spin on the more colorful counterparts from the original comic book series. read more