Rowan Blanchard Lands Boy Meets World Spin-Off Role

"Boy Meets World" fans are finally getting to know the girl from "Girl Meets World," the Disney Channel pilot spin-off of the popular '90s series.

Rowan Blanchard, 11, will play the daughter of Cory (Ben Savage) and Topanga (Danielle Fishel) in the series, Entertainment Weekly reported.

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"As soon as Rowan walked into the room, I was reminded of why Ben Savage was loved as Cory Matthews," Michael Jacobs, who's producing the "Girl Meets World" pilot, told the mag. "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."

The actress, whose past credits include "Spy Kids: All the Time in World in 4-D"and "The Back-up Plan," took to Twitter to share her excitement.

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"IT'S OFFICIAL! I WILL BE PLAYING RILEY MATTHEWS IN GIRL MEETS WORLD!! AHHH SOO EXCITED!" she Tweeted with all-caps excitement.

Adding, "Thnks 4all the love& support everyone SO excited 4 this new phase n my life"

If the "Girl Meets World" pilot is picked up, the series could land on Disney Channel's 2013-14 schedule.

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