'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' Movie Is Officially In The Works! Who Should Play the New Sabrina? (PHOTOS)

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Sabrina Spellman is heading to the silver screen!

The Archie comic (and subsequently the beloved 90s TV series) has been approved for a movie makeover. According to Deadline, Sony Pictures is fast tracking the negotiations for a live-action Sabrina The Teenage Witch film, with the the bewitched heroine retooled as a superhero coming to terms with her powers.

Since the most recent Sabrina -- actress Melissa Joan Hart -- is now a mom of two and a little past the "teenage" phase, Hollywood execs have their work cut out for them in finding a new witch for the movie. Who do you think should play the new Sabrina? Check out the gallery to see our picks and tell us, in the comments below, who you’d like to see cast!

Behind the camera, writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari are set to pen the script with Real Steel producers Don Murphy and Susan Montford, Archie Comics’ Jon Goldwater and screenwriter Jeff Stockwell all involved as producers. 

Although Sony has kept mum about potential cast, Deadline reports that the film itself will have an edgier tone with Sabrina's beloved black cat, Salem, transformed into a prince that'll play into her love story.

Would you like to see a live-action Sabrina The Teenage Witch movie? Sound off in the comments!

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  • obscurebookwyrm
    obscurebookwyrm

    I would love to see someone like Chloe Moretz tackle the role, but as long as the actress they pick is good at her job, I think anyone would be ok. My real concern is with the story. Funnily enough I'm not horrified by the idea of Salem in the story as a love interest - in pre-sitcom versions of his backstory there was a "Beauty and the Beast" element that might be fun to play with. What does weird me out, though, is the idea of giving Sabrina a Spiderman-esque origin story. It would be a radical departure from the history of the character and really alter the tone of the plot. I hope they drop the superhero nonsense.

  • Sarah Marie Schiffilea
    Sarah Marie Schiffilea

    Anna would make a wonderful Sabrina.

  • isabella
    isabella

    jenette could pull off sabrina easily

  • Sam Rose
    Sam Rose

    I honestly HOPE they Do Not pick a Disney star..Especially a "singing Disney star". They' would just end up making it 'part musical'. Selena Gomez? Noway...Miley Cyrus? LMAO forget it...Better off looking for a NEW star who CAN act AND can actually pass as a 16 year old... Oh hey, I know, pick an actual 16 year old! I'm a fan of Archie Comics/Sabrina.. Plz, make this movie GREAT!

  • karlie
    karlie

    i would love to see jenette as sabrina! she's beautiful, funny, talented and even has sabrina's look. my vote goes to her

  • Emily Hart
    Emily Hart

    Her sister Emily Hart is in her mid 20's. Being MJH played Sabrina in her 20s, I don't see why not to cast her. She looks very similar to Melissa and would make a perfect Sabrina.

  • Jane Witzenburg
  • Jane Witzenburg
    Jane Witzenburg

    She is perfect for the role. no doubt.

  • Shirmique
    Shirmique

    I definitey think Emma Roberts should play the role. She's got the same girly, playful, yet mischievous way about her as Melissa Joan Hart did in the series. She would be perfect!!

  • Lia
    Lia

    Imo, you cannot pick well-known tv stars to be Sabrina. Then all people will see and think when they watch the movie would be "Hannah Montana" or "Alex Russo" *SMH*

  • Lia
    Lia

    I'm not really sure..i like seeing Selena as the cute troublemaker in wizards of waverly place but i dont think she can pull off as goody two shoes Sabrina

  • Lia
    Lia

    I want lily Collins to play her!

  • david b conway
    david b conway

    dear celebuzz web site , hi my name is david conway and my comments to here i love to see miss , selena gomez just to play the sabrina the teenage witch the motion picture my self , i word love to see that just for selena gomez tv show plot tv show in prime time a tv remake , love david b conway

  • Abel Lewis
    Abel Lewis

    Selena Gomez should play Sabrina. She played a Wizard on a TV Show. She can play a Witch on a movie.

  • WithSelena
    WithSelena

    Selena Gomez! She is so talented. And she will be the best Sabrina!

  • J
    J

    I actually wouldn't be opposed to Miley Cyrus filling this role. Her face somewhat resembles a young Melissa, and Hanna Montana was a comedy show, right? She's still young so she would fit the role, perhaps better than the others look-wise, at the very least.

  • sara213
    sara213

    How about sara paxton she's young , pretty , blonde, a great actress. I think she'll be perfect for the part

  • J
    J

    Annasophia Robb

  • Zookie
    Zookie

    You know, I'm far from a Miley fan but, I actually think she'd suit the role.

  • madeline27
    madeline27

    I think they should get someone that's not as well known and is still in their teens. AnnaSophia Robb, Chloe Moretz or even Abigail Breslin wouldn't be bad choices

  • Anne
    Anne

    chloe moretz would be great!

  • sheepmental
    sheepmental

    As a huge fan of the tv series, I reckon they are going to kill it. A superhero? Really? And as far as Salem being her love interest? Has no one thought that Salem is several hundred years old. And if its going to be Sabrina the TEENAGE witch, that would be a little bit strange. And I agree with what several other people have said. Melissa = Sabrina, anyone else playing Sabrina would just be wrong.

  • Anna Caroline Azevedo
    Anna Caroline Azevedo

    I def say Anna Sophia Robb...

  • miss.rouso
    miss.rouso

    think she would make a perfect sabrina!

  • miss.rouso
    miss.rouso

    loved her in kickass but not sure she's right for sabrina

  • Mrs.Payne
    Mrs.Payne

    I rather prefer to miley.Miley is funny.Look at HM,she did great.She can dress Fashionably.Please choose Miley

  • notting
    notting

    i'm sick of you flops who stuff up people comments with your stupid ads. go the hell away, NO ONE CARES!

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    true123

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  • sophie
    sophie

    selena!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jjjjumbo
    jjjjumbo

    yes buddy, it's serious.

  • yu
    yu

    LOL, miley could and will pull this role off perfectly, and if she does land this role, all i'll have to say to you is..... LOL

  • Anon
    Anon

    This is a joke right?

  • Anon
    Anon

    Yes!

  • LOL?
    LOL?

    Seriously?

  • gab
    gab

    is that a joke? ^

  • o0simon0o
    o0simon0o

    Anna Sophia Robb should have the role!

  • Feffita
    Feffita

    I liker her for replace MJ Hart

  • mylene
    mylene

    WTF with her head??!!!! It is soooooooooo BIG!!

  • mylene
    mylene

    Why not? She looks a little like MJ Hart.

  • mylene
    mylene

    I totally agree on Ashley Benson, she such an expressive face! She would be perfect!

  • Jane
    Jane

    I think Anna Sophia Robb should be Sabrina. I think she is an amazing actress and would be perfect for the role. Now for who's gonna play cutie Harvey?

  • Ezinne Nzewi
    Ezinne Nzewi

    never thought of brit robertson,she would be a good choice too

  • sara213
    sara213

    I think britt robertson,lucy hale,ahley benson,brittany snow or even hilary duff would be perfect for the role they have all proved themselves as amazing,talented and beautiful actresses

  • Jesse
    Jesse

    Kay I would love see Annashopia Robb play sabrina i think shes amazing and can actually ACT and i would like to thank everyone here who commented because you helped me prove my hypothosis on something thank you!!! :D

  • yolo
    yolo

    i think Brit Robertson would pull this role off perfectly. For those of you who don't know her, she's from The Secert Circle and Life Unexpected!

  • Maddie
    Maddie

    THANK YOU..someone new please, im sick of famous disney stars snatching all new exciting roles in hollywood! someone young, fresh and new for sabrina

  • sara213
    sara213

    Dianna agron or annasophia robb or miley cyrus would be awesome for the part. Especially annasophia she's young,blonde and looks a lot like melissa. but selena no way she can pull it off

  • Aoife
    Aoife

    emma stone would be hilarious and brilliant!!!

  • gametheory1
    gametheory1

    selena gomez is the one for the part!

  • Susanna Rautavalta
    Susanna Rautavalta

    Selena Gomez should play the part! She is amazing...

  • Ezinne Nzewi
    Ezinne Nzewi

    she could be a good sabrina

  • Ezinne Nzewi
    Ezinne Nzewi

    miley would be terrible!!!!! i would say AnnaSophia Robb or emma roberts or emma stone

  • tin2x
    tin2x

    miley!!

  • Anna Caroline Azevedo
    Anna Caroline Azevedo

    Sabrina the teenage Witch is one of my all time favorite shows! I hope they won't butcher the remake...I have high expectations for this movie and I'm a little worried it's gonna be done wrong :/

  • TEA
    TEA

    NONE OF THESE GIRLS, THEY ARE WAY OVEREXPOSED, GET SOMEONE NEW.

  • Christopher
    Christopher

    SELENAAA IS THE BEST ACTRESS HERE!!!

  • Christopher
    Christopher

    SELENA GOMEZ HELL YEAH!!! She is so great at portraying ANY kind of character! Plus, she already has an experience from her 2 time Emmy winning show wizards of waverly place. Go SELENA! Amazing actress here!! (She is now starring in 6 different movies this year!!)

  • Joaquin Ramos
    Joaquin Ramos

    emma stone, emma roberts, or selena gomez!

  • Amanda Wireman
    Amanda Wireman

    i like Selena

  • Mey Cassagnes
    Mey Cassagnes

    EMMA STONE!!! :)

  • Mayco Setiawan
    Mayco Setiawan

    My loyalty still lays on Hart all the way. I can picture this movie without her .. :(

  • Peter Wissink
    Peter Wissink

    I think it's a great idea and I'll definitely see it when it comes out, but I can't picture a better Sabrina than Melissa Joan Hart. I wish they made this when the show was airing...

  • Mary Jane Caudillo
    Mary Jane Caudillo

    best choice

  • Nathan Fruendt
    Nathan Fruendt

    I think Emma Stone or Dakota Fanning should play Sabrina

  • Dani Guitelman
    Dani Guitelman

    WHY IS SALEM PLAYING HER LOVE INTEREST AND NOT HARVEY????

  • Whitney Brooke Pendergrass
    Whitney Brooke Pendergrass

    Emma Stone would be perfect. She's got a resemblance to MJH, whits, and attitude. If she got the part, I'd go see this on opening night.

  • christina b
    christina b

    why in the hell are they makeing a sabrina the teenage witch movie after all this years I mean really it was my favorite she show why now make a movie no way

  • candy
    candy

    AnnaSophia Robb, Emma Stone or Miley Cyrus. Selena plays Selena, so don't think she could do the part.

  • yolo
    yolo

    Selena may have been funny and amazing as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place but the thing is, she has no resemblance of the orginal Sabrina at all. Emma Stone and Emma Roberts have strickingly similiar facial features and also, I could see Emma Stone's witty and funny personality fitting the part perfectly, and Emma Robert's would do well as Sabrina too, due to her funny, confident persona.

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  • Mannii
    Mannii

    witches of waverly place... REALLY!! its WIZARDS of waverly place... gosh

  • zuckerberg
    zuckerberg

    Emma Roberts for sure! I think she would definitely depict the character perfectly. :)

  • yolo
    yolo

    no way in hell, she wouldn't even fit the role.

  • tanushka
    tanushka

    I would love for Selena Gomez to be Sabrina. As we all know and saw, Selena was amazing and funny in The Wizards of Waverly Place. Sabrina the Teenage which is also a comedy, so who better than Selena to fill the role? Also, I'd love for either Anna Sophia Robb or Emma Stone.

  • mileyismylife
    mileyismylife

    i can see either Emma Stone, Emma Roberts or Miley Cyrus playing the part. All amazing actresses, either one would do a fantastic job :)

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