It’s been more nearly three years since Disney Channel’s original series, Stuck in the Middle came to its bittersweet end in July 2018 and, boy, do we feel old! After only three seasons on the air, fans said goodbye to their favorite characters for the last time, and it truly feels like just yesterday.
The show told the the story of Harley who often came up with clever and creative ways to stand out as the middle child in her family of seven kids. Starring Ronni Hawk, Joshua Bassett, Jenna Ortega, Isaak Presley, Ariana Greenblatt, Malachi Barton, Kayla Maisonet and Nicolas Bechtel, the Disney show kicked off the careers of some pretty big stars.
During an exclusive interview with J-14 in August 2021, Ariana revealed where her character would be now.
“I feel like she would start her own business of, like, dolls,” the actress gushed. “If you watch the show, she completely wrecks her dolls and rips their head off and cuts their hair and spray paints their face and puts Xs on their eyes. So, I don’t know if … she’d probably start an Etsy shop.”
Similarly, when looking back on her Disney Channel days in an April 2021 interview with Cosmopolitan, Jenna spilled some tea about starring in the iconic series. She got real about filming the Disney Channel wand videos with her fellow cast members and chatted about one specific scene from the show. “The entire cast and I were looking forward to this day, because how could you not?” she said about filming the wand video. “I remember we all would be watching each other and rooting each other on. When one of our friends had their moment we’d go over and hug them and shout.”
Jenna also reflected on her character Harley’s Quinceañera scene and revealed the she practiced for “two months” for the dance routine. “I do miss them a lot,” she said of her fellow Stuck in the Middle stars. “I haven’t seen them since.”
She continued, “I don’t think I reflect on this portion of my life that often, which is crazy considering I thin four years of my life was dedicated to this show … I really miss my cast, that kind of made me sad and I did not think I was going to react that way.”
What has Jenna and the rest of the cast been up to since the show aired its final episode back in the day? Well, J-14 did some investigating and turns out they’ve all stayed in the spotlight, went on to have super successful acting careers and have grown up so much! Scroll through the gallery to see what the cast of Stuck In The Middle is up to now.
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