There's a new teenage witch on the block. Kiernan Shipka will play the role of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix's Sabrina reboot based on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

Shipka, 18, is best known for playing Sally Draper on AMC's Mad Men. She also recently appeared in a few episodes of Feud: Bette and Joan, and guest-voiced an episode of Family Guy

Although initially developed at The CW, Netflix swooped in and ordered two seasons, 20 episodes, of the Sabrina reboot. The show will live in the same universe as Riverdale, The CW's Archie Comics adaptation. Riverdale's Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will write and executive produce. Lee Toland Krieger will direct and executive produce with Greg BerlantiSarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater also serving as executive producer.


Kiernan Shipka, Dior Cruise

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The series, which is untitled at the moment, "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," Netflix said in a release.

The show is also described "tonally in the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist," with "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.

Melissa Joan Hart starred in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch from 1996-2003 on ABC and The WB. Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick played her aunts, Nick Bakay voiced the talking cat Salem. The show also starred Lindsay Sloane, Nate Richert, David Lascher, Elisa Donovan and Soleil Moon Frye, among others, over the years.

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