Move over, CW. Deadline reports Netflix has given a two-season order to a new Sabrina the Teenage Witch TV series called The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
Originally developed as a companion show to The CW’s Riverdale, the drama “reimagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft.”
Netflix has ordered 20 episodes (10 per season) of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which is being produced by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. TV.
Read more info below:
Logline: UNTITLED SABRINA SERIES imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. Tonally in the vein of Rosemary’s Baby and The Exorcist, this adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature — half-witch, half-mortal — while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.
Based on the Archie Comics characters and coming on the heels of the success of Riverdale, which is also based on characters from Archie Comics.
Auspices: Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television
Order: 20 episodes
Format: One-hour drama
Executive Producer/Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Executive Producer/Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter (Berlanti Productions), Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics)”
What do you think? Are you a Sabrina the Teenage Witch fan? Will you watch the new Netflix series?