Sneak Peek more casting breakdowns from the upcoming live-action TV series "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina", based on "Archie" Comics characters, starring Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men") that will air 20 episodes over two seasons on Netflix:
The new series is based on writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's "Sabrina" comic book series, delving into the occult origins of the teenager who tries to reconcile her dual nature of being half-witch and half-mortal while protecting her family and the world from the forces of evil.
Producers cast actors to play the following series regulars:
"'HARVEY KINKLE', Male, Legal 18 or 18+. Sabrina’s boyfriend, the Prince Charming of this dark fairy tale. Harvey is a young man in a small town starting to figure out his place in the larger world. He is politically minded, idiosyncratic, attractive, charismatic, and fun. Handsome and romantic, Harvey’s also smart and compassionate. In the present-day, he is part of Greendale’s counter-culture youth. He has no idea that he is descendant from a long line of witchhunters…
"'ROSALIND', Female, legal 18 or 18+ to play 16, African American. Rosalind is Sabrina’s human best friend. Brash, empowered, and outspoken.
"Rosalind is keeping a secret from Sabrina and the rest of her classmates—that she is not-so-slowly losing her eyesight, a fact that will put her immortal soul in jeopardy…
"'MARY WARDWELL' AKA 'MADAME SATAN'. Female, 30's, A mousy teacher at 'Baxter High', Ms. Wardwell is a smart, quirky mentor to Sabrina. However, her persona quickly gets taken over by Madam Satan at the start of the pilot, and she becomes a sultry, cunning manipulator..."
"Sabrina the Teen-age Witch", published by Archie Comics was created by writer George Gladir and illlustrator Dan DeCarlo, debuting in "Archie's Madhouse #22" (Oct. 1962).
Original premise of the series is that 'Sabrina Spellman' is a 'half-witch', living with her father's two witch sisters, 'Hilda' and 'Zelda Spellman', in the town of 'Greendale'.
Also living with them is the family pet 'Mr. Salem Saberhagen', a witch turned into a cat as punishment for 'world domination' attempts.
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