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Rowan Blanchard to star in Girl Meets World!

Cory and Topanga's daughter has been cast

From SheKnows Canada
After a lengthy wait and giddiness, the star of the Boy Meets World spinoff has been found. Rowan Blanchard will play Cory and Topanga's daughter.

Rowan Blanchard

OK, this is beyond exciting!

Ever since the news broke that a Boy Meets World spinoff is in the works — but from a female perspective — the big question has been who will play the lead?

Read more on the Boy Meets World spinoff >>

Since both Ben Savage (Cory) and Danielle Fishel (Topanga) were locked in as the parents, the anticipation escalated… And now we know! Petite, 11-year-old Rowan Blanchard will play Riley — Cory and Topanga's offspring.

The shooting for Girl Meets World will begin in February.

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"As soon as Rowan walked into the room, I was reminded of why Ben Savage was loved as Cory Matthews," the show's producer, Michael Jacobs, told Entertainment Weekly. "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."

We can't wait to see what the cast will do with the show and how it will turn out! What do you think of the casting choice?

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