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"Boy Meets World" stars Cory and Topanga are back!

Fans of the Nineties TV show "Boy Meets World" have something to celebrate. Stars Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel have signed on to star in the spinoff series "Girl Meets World". 

The ABC series ended in 2000 as stars Cory and Topanga get married and head off to New York City. 

A rep for the Disney Channel confirmed to E! News that the new series will pick up more than a decade after the series ended and will focus on the couple's teenage daughter. 

"We can confirm that Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel will reprise their hugely popular roles of Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence, this time as a happily married couple and parents to 13-year-old Riley, from whose point of view the story is told. The pilot is still in the very early stages of development with creator and executive producer Michael Jacobs, Emmy Award-winning creator/producer behind Boy Meets World, My Two Dads and Charles In Charge, among others." 

The role of Riley has not yet been cast. 

According to the Huffington Post, the new show will also be casting a Shawn Hunter-type role for Maya, Riley's edgy best friend. 

It's unclear if other stars from the sitcom will be reprising roles in the show but William Russ, who played Cory's dad Alan Matthews, told the Huffington Post that he's happy the new series is starting. 

"I'm very excited for Disney and [creator] Michael Jacobs," said Russ. "They are a great team and will produce an exceptional show, I have no doubt."

To the delight of 90s fans, Fishel and Savage have both confirmed their role in the new show. 

Fishel wrote on her blog that she has known the cast and crew of the show for 19 years and is looking forward to the remake. 

"Those years were among the most warm, hilarious, insightful, educational years of my life and I wouldn't trade them for the world. Another thing I wouldn't trade for anything is the integrity and the heart with which BMW was made. I promise with the entirety of my heart that we will make GMW with the same honesty, innocence, and intelligence that you learned to expect from BMW."

Savage tweeted the good news to to his fans on Monday. 

"Boy Meets World" aired on ABC from 1993 - 2000.

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