While speaking at New York Comic Con, Sabrina the Teenage Witch star Melissa Joan Hart talked about the legacy of her beloved 1990s series and what she's been up to since.
Hart noted fans have learned English by watching her hit TGIF show. Hart also revealed that, when she inked the Sabrina the Teenage Witch deal, she and her mom Paula Hart made a deal with Disney to do feature films, too, had that been in the offing. Hart's new directing project, The Watcher in the Woods, is premiering on Lifetime this October. That film is a remake of the cult hit 1980s supernatural tale of a young woman who disappears in the woods.
When asked at the The Watcher in the Woods panel at NYCC, Hart confirmed she has no part in the new Sabrina the Teenage Witch series in the works at The CW. That series looks to be based on the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comic, with a much darker take on the concept. Hart told the audience that during her tenure, she connected more with the high school aspect of Sabrina the Teenage Witch over the supernatural element.
Despite having years of TV paranormal experience, Hart isn't too sure she believes in ghosts, but she claims a little girl's spirit did visit her on the set The Watcher in the Woods.
Oh, and did Hart and The Watcher in the Woods actress Anjelica Huston bond over their shared witchy roles from across the years? Unfortunately not. Hart says she was busy directing and didn't even think about the witch connection at the time.