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'Girl Meets World' Casts Rowan Blanchard as Cory and Topanga's Daughter

By Sydney Bucksbaum, Hollywood.com Staff

World, meet girl.

Girl Meets World has officially found the actress who will star as daughter of Cory (Ben Savage) and Topanga (Danielle Fishel) on Disney's upcoming Boy Meets World spin off, EW reports. 11-year-old Rowan Blanchard was notified Monday night that she got the part of Riley Matthews after a nationwide casting search.

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

Blanchard hails from Los Angeles, and her previous roles include Spy Kids: All the Time in the World and The Back-Up Plan.

The pilot for Girl Meets World is set to begin production next month, and could air on Disney Channel as soon as later this year. What do you think of the casting? Are you excited to see Blanchard take on one of the most anticipated TV roles yet? Let us know in the comments!

[Photo Credit: AdMedia/WENN]

Follow Sydney on Twitter @SydneyBucksbaum

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