Hey “Boy Meets World” fans, Disney Channel has officially placed an order for episodes of “Girl Meets World,” the comedy series followup from the original series. Starring are 11-year-old Rowan Blanchard (“Spy Kids All the Time in World in 4D”) as the girl — Riley Matthews — 14-year-old Sabrina Carpenter (“Sofia the First” voice cast and a newly signed Hollywood Records recording artist) as her best friend Maya, and Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage reprising the “Cory and Topanga” roles they made famous in ABC’s hugely popular sitcom “Boy Meets World” (1993-2000).
Adam Bonnett, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide said, “Boy Meets World’ and its story of adolescent self discovery resonated with an entire generation of tweens. In the same way audiences fell in love with Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence, we look forward to introducing our viewers to their daughter Riley Matthews in ‘Girl Meets World’ and building a memorable connection with a whole new generation of fans.”
Kids of the 90s rejoice, the powers that be at Disney have heard our pleas. It has been confirmed that Disney has officially ordered a pilot for a Boy Meets World sequel, the series is set to be called Girl Meets World.
News of the possible series spread like wildfire through the web after the initial announcement was made late last year. Who knew that “liking” all those Facebook petition pages to bring BMW back would actually work. I say this jokingly, but someone out there was listening because it’s happening.
We are not the only ones excited to see what has been going on with Cory and Topanga after all these years. Danielle Fishel (Topanga) and Ben Savage (Cory Matthews) have both gone on their different social media sites to confirm that they have signed up to be on the show and to express their happiness over the news.
When we last left Cory and Topanga we saw them married, finished with school and off to New York to explore new opportunities. Girl Meets World will pick up following the life of Cory and Topanga’s 13 year old daughter Riley (character yet to be cast).