To Top

Netflix has announced a new series that is based on Sabrina the Teenage Witch from the Archie Comics graphic novel The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. It will not be similar in vibe to the 1990’s show on the same character. The Melissa Joan Hart series was quite lighthearted. This time around the Sabrina show will be a “dark coming-of-age story.”

The character of Sabrina Spellman is half human and half witch. As a teen, she has to deal with normal teen stuff as well as battling evil forces. It’s a mixture of soapy storylines and deeper considerations. The show is being created by many of the people behind Riverdale and it has been considered to be a companion show to that one. (Riverdale is also an Archie show.) But Netflix was so eager to make it that they already two seasons of ten episodes apiece. The pilot episode will be written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Lee Toland Krieger, the same team who took on the pilot episode of Riverdale.

It’s likely that Netflix was so eager to sign on because of how popular Riverdale has been on the streaming network after first airing on the CW. After the show went to Netflix it drew a crowd of people who watched the first season there before watching the second season the CW. So teaming up has actually worked incredibly well at pulling viewers for both of the networks.

The untitled Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series does not yet have a release date.

More in News

  • Sophie Turner Quitting Acting

    The Game of Thrones actress has been done filming Season 8 since last summer, and apparently she’s been on a hiatus...

    Katie RosbottomApril 17, 2019
  • Hoda Kotb Adopts Her Second Child

    Following Tuesday morning’s episode of Today, the co-anchor announced via phone that she has adopted a second child, a daughter named...

    Katie RosbottomApril 16, 2019
  • Wendy Williams Files for Divorce

    Yesterday, it was confirmed that the daytime talk show host has officially filed for divorce from her husband of over two...

    Katie RosbottomApril 12, 2019
  • Nipsey Hussle Memorial Service Draws Thousands

    The late rapper’s ‘Celebration of Life’ is taking place at the Staples Center today, and TMZ is live streaming what’s expected...

    Katie RosbottomApril 11, 2019
  • Charles Van Doren Dead at 93

    Charles Van Doren, one of the most infamous TV game show contestants of all time, has passed away.   According to...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019
  • Kim Kardashian Taking Bar Exam in 2022

    The reality star has plans to follow in her father Robert Kardashian’s footsteps by becoming an attorney, and she’s aiming to...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019