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+---Topic: Disney and Lizzie break up started by Tinas Travel


Posted by: Tinas Travel on May 25, 2003 2:28 am/pm

According to an article in my paper today, Disney and the start of Lizzie Mcguire have split.  It seems that Hillary Duff wants to branch out from her role as a middle schooler on Disney.  She also wanted a lot more money for an expanded series and movie sequal that Disney wanted to pay.

I wonder who will be the next 'big' star on the Disney Channel.

You would think they would get wise and go back to some of the great older programming instead of all the teen stuff.

Posted by: RichKoster on May 25, 2003 4:12 am/pm

I sure would like to see them go back to the older stuff and attracting a family audience rather than trying just for the teens, too.

Here's what I posted last night about this story, in the Disney Live-Action Features message area ( I've since closed the topic there and it is pointing to this thread for all replies. )


Many stories breaking about this:

< Disney and 'Lizzie' star Hilary Duff break up >
Reuters

4:43pm 05/24/03   Disney calls Duff's demands unrealistic-LA Times - CBS MarketWatch.com

4:42pm 05/24/03   Duff now filming movies for Fox, Warner Bros. - CBS MarketWatch.com

4:41pm 05/24/03   Duff lawyer says Disney didn't match other offers - LAT - CBS MarketWatch.com

4:40pm 05/24/03   Hilary Duff, 15, quitting 'Lizzie' sit-com -LA Times - CBS MarketWatch.com

4:38pm 05/24/03   'Lizzie McGuire' star leaving Disney - LA Times - CBS MarketWatch.com

< Disney, `Lizzie' Star Parting Ways After Pay Dispute >
Newsday

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