The forthcoming reboot of Sabrina The Teenage Witch today got an official title, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
The news came from Entertainment Weekly, via Sabrina executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s Twitter feed, which also gave us the first look at the character, played by Kiernan Shipka (from Mad Men).
This is exciting as the show is supposedly based upon the recent run of comic books – bearing the same title – from Archie Horror (oh yes, the creators of Archie and Betty & Veronica do horror comics), and if that’s the case we could be in for a fun ride – the comics come highly recommended.
Sabrina, played by Melissa Joan Hart in the 90s sitcom, veers closer now towards gothic horror in the new comics, and this promises to be an intruiging take on that material.
“It’s official! Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is our title! Something wicked this way comes” tweeted Aguirre-Sacasa.
Sabrina will grace our Netflix screens later this year, already pre-booked for two seasons, and will also star Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, and presumably, a much better animatronic/CGI version of Salem, the cat.
Source: Entertainment Weekly