Lead Cast in ‘Girl Meets World’

    LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 26:  Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the premiere of The Weinstein Company's "Bully" at the Mann Chinese 6 on March 26, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

    Actress Rowan Blanchard in March 2012. (David Livingston/Getty)

    Hopefully she is practicing the exact way to say Mr. Feeny right now. Disney announced on Monday that they had cast Rowan Blanchard, 11, to play the lead role in the Boy Meets World spinoff, Girl Meets World. Blanchard will play Riley, the daughter of Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel, who will reprise their roles as Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence. “As soon as Rowan walked into the room, I was reminded why Ben Savage was loved as Cory Matthews,” said Boy Meets World creator Michael Jacobs. If the show gets picked up, it is slated to air on Disney in the 2013-14 season.

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