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Fans Of 'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' Are Shocked By Appearance Of Former Heartthrob Star

Date February 9, 2018 15:32

Netflix fans will soon welcome a new reboot. Sabrina The Teenage Witch will return to the screen later this year with a darker twist. Following this exciting news, many fans of the original 90s comedy series have been wondering what happened to the cast.

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Sabrina The Teenage Witch was a 1996 sitcom based on the Archie comics series. The show tells a story of an American teenager Sabrina Spellman, played by Melissa Joan Hart, who discovers she has magical powers on her sixteenth birthday. She lives with her 500-year-old aunts and their talking cat Salem.

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After the ending of the show in 2003, Melissa Joan Hart continued her TV career and played parts in films, namely Holiday in Handcuffs and Nine Dead, and returned to a new TV series Melissa & Joey.

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Some of the other cast members completely disappeared from screens. However, fans have been tracking down the original stars of the show - and have been left astonished at how one star, in particular, has changed.

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For many, Sabrina’s on-screen boyfriend, Harvey Kinkle, was a real TV heartthrob with his luscious hair and charming smile. But actor Nate Richer, who played Harvey, has changed quite a bit since he melted many hearts as a teenage love interest.

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Now, he is 39 years old and has a shaven head and bearded face. He turned to music, mainly working as a musician. It’s fair to say that some have been left alarmed by his current appearance.

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The Buzzfeed journalist, Gena-Mour Barrett, shared a ‘then and now’ image of Nate on Twitter:

He received a lot of responses from shocked fans.

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The fans of the original show might be slightly let down by the missing comedy elements in the new Netflix reboot. The dark adaptation will have a Mad Men’s actress Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman.

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The original Sabrina, Melissa Joan Hart, feels “indifferent” about the new version of the sitcom.

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