Get ready to see your favorite '90's couple, Cory and Topanga, back on the small screen!
After much anticipation, The Disney Channel has just announced that they've officially picked up Girl Meets World, a sequel to the hit sitcom Boy Meets World.
The new spin-off will focus on Cory and Topanga’s daughter, Riley Matthews— played by newcomer Rowan Blanchard — as she goes about daily life with best friend Maya, who is played by Sabrina Carpenter. As if growing up isn’t hard enough, Riley will have to deal with having her father, Cory, as her and Maya’s history teacher!
Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel Confirmed to Star in Boy Meets World Sequel
Original cast members Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel, both 32, will reprise their roles, and even fan-favorite Mr. Feeny (William Daniels) will be making an appearance in the pilot!
Michael Jacobs, the creator/producer behind Boy Meets World is also on board for the series. "Girl Meets World is a new show for a new generation that will be rooted in the same kind of honest, comedic storytelling about coming of age and the importance of family and friendship that made Boy Meets World so popular,” he shared.
Boy Meets World Sequel: Meet Cory and Topanga's Daughter
There is no word yet on whether or not other characters from the original series, such as Rider Strong’s Shawn Hunter, will make an appearance. Danielle had earlier explained, “I do not know how many BMW cast members will be returning for GMW, or how often they may appear if and/or when they do appear.”
However, one’s thing for sure – Ben and Danielle are beyond thrilled to take on their iconic roles, yet again. “Get ready to meet the next generation of the Matthews family,” Ben tweeted. Danielle added, “C & T have always had a beautiful story & I can't wait 4 everyone to see the life they have created together.”
Boy Meets World Stars Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage Have a TV Son!
The cast will head to Los Angeles this summer to begin filming, but we’ll have to wait until 2014 to see the premiere episode! Will you tune in?
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