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Casting Girl Meets World: Our Picks For Riley Matthews


You guys, the best thing that could have ever happened in the existence of best things ever has happened: Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel have signed on to Girl Meets World to reprise their roles as Cory and Topanga. If you don’t pee your pants a little over this news, then I hate you. Boy Meets World was one of the greatest shows of our generation. I know you’re lying if you tell me you didn’t sob your eyes out when the series ended.

The new show will follow Cory and Topanga’s 13-year-old daughter, Riley, as she navigates life with her best friend, Maya. And get excited, Maya is likely to be the Shawn Hunter of Riley’s world. Oh and Cory is the new Mr. Feeny. As in a teacher. A history teacher. Specifically, Riley’s history teacher. Cue awkward father-daughter school moments! No word yet on if the other cast members are coming back, but Danielle Fishel said “I promise with the entirety of my heart that we will make GMW with the same honesty, innocence and intelligence.” I’m dying over here.

The million dollar question though is who will play Riley? Check out our possible picks for the new most coveted role in television!

Who do you think should play Riley Matthews? Do you have your own casting choice?

Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Alabama who has an obsession with cupcakes, coffee, and Harry Potter. She always has random fun facts and is now working for an awesome company in New York City. Follow her fabulous life @caitlincorsetti. You’re welcome!

[Lead image via The Daily Beast]