Gilmore Girls has a cult following even after being off the air almost a decade. The series began airing in 2000, and finally went off the air in 2007. Gilmore Girls gave teen girls life lessons, and continues to teach a new generation of teen girls through on-demand viewings. Currently, the entire series is available to watch on Netflix. While the first five seasons of Gilmore Girls aired on the WB, the network then changed to the CW for its last two seasons. When the series ended, fans were left with too many questions.
Rumors of a Gilmore Girls reboot have been talked about for several months now. Netflix has reportedly been in talks about bringing the series exclusively to their platform. According to Us Weekly, Gilmore Girls cannot be confirmed by Netflix just yet. While it sounds like it is definitely headed that way, an official announcement won’t be made until everything is finalized. The conversation was recently brought up at the TCA winter press tour, but nothing concrete was stated that would indicate when an official announcement about Gilmore Girls can be expected.
Several of the Gilmore Girls stars are doing other things right now. Melissa McCarthy, who played Suki, is a now a big-time Hollywood actress. She was involved with Mike & Molly, but that series was recently canceled. Jared Padalecki is now on Supernatural; he played Dean, Rory’s first love. His character is a fan-favorite, with many fans wanting to see the couple get married and live happily-ever-after. There’s also Jess, the one who Rory always chose. He was played by Milo Ventimiglia, who is also a fan-favorite. The men in the show were important, especially Luke. Fans never got to see what the future held for Lorelei Gilmore and Luke from the diner. Scott Patterson played Luke, and he has mentioned several times he would be open to a Gilmore Girls reunion if approached.
Right now, there is evidence out there that gives Gilmore Girls fans hope for a reboot. Just a few days ago, Keiko Agena posted a photo on Instagram posing with the “real” Lane Kim. This sparked intense rumors, and Gilmore Girls fans went wild on social media. According to E! Online, Lauren Graham took part in the Gilmore Girls hysteria by making a statement that she cannot confirm or deny the validity of the photo. There have been some adjustments made to the former Stars Hollow set used in Gilmore Girls, which leads to speculation that they are gearing up for filming.
The next several weeks will have Gilmore Girls fans on high alert. Because of the comments made during the TCA press tour, the reality of a reboot is likely. Fans would enjoy a full cast reunion, but that is unlikely. With so many of the stars being involved in other projects, bringing everyone on board is likely impossible. Liza Weil mentioned that she would like to return, even though she is on the popular ABC show, How To Get Away With Murder. Gilmore Girls without a Paris update just wouldn’t be right. Fans are hoping the cast will at least agree to make an appearance, even if everyone isn’t in every episode.
With what appears to be progress with the Gilmore Girls reboot, the hysteria is real. Social media is full of quotes from the show, and several memes. The cult following has only grown over the last decade, and with Gilmore Girls available to watch on Netflix, there will be plenty more fans waiting to watch the reboot. Almost 10 years later, Gilmore Girls just may make a very big comeback.
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