'Girl Meets World' Casts Cory & Topanga's Daughter

By KRISTA WICK

January 28, 2013

World, meet Cory and Topanga's daughter Riley!

Rowan Blanchard, 11, has been cast in the title role of the upcoming Boy Meets World spin-off, Girl Meets World, confirms Entertainment Weekly.

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The young actress, who has been featured in Spy Kids: All the Time in World and The Back-up Plan, was just chosen for the coveted part following a nationwide search, says Michael Jacobs, producer of the show's pilot.

"As soon as Rowan walked into the room, I was reminded of why Ben Savage was loved as Cory Matthews,"  Jacobs told the mag, praising the soon-to-be star. "Rowan is real and accessible and I am hopeful this girl is about to meet a world that will love growing up with her as well."

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Slated for a 2013-2014 debut on the Disney Channel, Girl Meets World reunites small-screen lovebirds Cory Matthews (Ben Savage) and Topanga Lawrence (Danielle Fishel) for a reboot of the beloved 90s sitcom Boy Meets World which focuses on their 13-year-old daughter, Riley.



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