"Girl Meets World" casts Rowan Blanchard as Cory and Topanga's daughter
Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the 2nd Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on Feb. 18, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif. / Getty
World, meet Cory and Topanga's daughter Riley!
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."
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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