Today, Deadline announced that The Office UK and Wonder Woman star Lucy Davis has joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming Sabrina: The Teenage Witch reboot series. Lucy Davis will play Sabrina’s adoptive quirky Aunt Hilda. Who along with her sister Aunt Zelda raised Sabrina after the death of her parents. The untitled series will be a spin-off from The CW’s hit series Riverdale which follows Archie Andrews as he solves murder mystery that plague his town across the river from Sabrina’s Greendale. The show originally was gonna debut on The CW however Warner Brothers truck a deal with Netflix. Given that more people watched Riverdale on Netflix than originally on The CW.
Variety went on to reveal that Michelle Gomez (Doctor Who) has joined the cast as well. She will play Sabrina’s favorite teacher however she will have her own nefarious plans for Sabrina when her true self is revealed. They lastly report that newcomer Chance Perdomo has also joined the cast as Sabrina’s cousin from England Ambrose Spellman.
We at Omega Underground previously revealed that Sabrina will begin filming its pilot this March 19th in Vancouver.
Sabrina will stream exclusively on Netflix