Tuesday, it was announced that a reboot of “Boy Meets World” is in the works. It was officially confirmed that Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel will return to the spin-off, “Girl Meets World.” Danielle Fishel played the part of Topanga, with the central theme of young love and the eventual marriage of Cory and Topanga. In the news series spin-off GMW, the couple will have a 13-year-old daughter named Riley.
“Boy Meets World,” was an extremely popular sitcom that ran from 1993-2000. Children of the ’90s and their parents will be thrilled to see the couple return to television. Danielle Fishel’s character Topanga provided a clean role model, for young girls during the ‘90s. Danielle has expressed a commitment to stay true to the “honesty, innocence, and intelligence” of the original series, during the more modern updated spin-off. Check out the photo slide show of Danielle Fishel during the last few years.
Danielle Fishel is very excited for this reunion series, posting news to her Tumblr blog page:
“First of all, let me say that you, the fans of ‘Boy Meets World,’ have been awesome. You, yes, even YOU, are the reason that ‘Girl Meets World’ WILL BE MADE.”
Danielle Fishel gave fans the scoop on returning cast:
“I do not know how many BMW cast members will be returning for GMW, or how often they may appear if and/or when they do appear. I am going to do my best to not speak for others with this open post. But because I have known Michael Jacobs, Ben Savage, Rider Strong, Will Friedle, and Bill Daniels for 19 years, I know we share many of the same feelings regarding the 7 wonderful years we spent making BMW.”
One of Danielle’s first posts showed how important fan input is. The input from fans was incredible, tons of posts poured into Facebook, Twitter and Tumbler pages. The memories and nostalgia expressed by fans inspired Danielle Fishel and her producer Michael Jacobs:
“Michael said to me, ‘Danielle, when I read what people say BMW meant to them it makes me so very proud of all of us. I think it is important for us, for as long as we are fortunate enough to have this opportunity to do GMW, that we all look each other in the eyes every so often and make sure we know we have something of value to offer the audience.’ I think we have that with GMW.”