Brace yourselves. No, seriously, you need to. Ready?
Netflix is reviving Gilmore Girls!!!!!!!
Update (7:30 p.m. eastern): TV Line has confirmed that the Gilmore Girls revival will experience a time jump from the conclusion of the series. This change will see Emily Gilmore as a widow, Rory advance in her career, and allow for plenty of other Stars Hollow residents to make big changes in their lives.
Lauren Graham took to Twitter this evening to neither confirm nor deny that the revival is happening. But, let’s be real. It seems promising!
DUDES. I can't confirm this. But I also can't deny this… https://t.co/KO8gA7j6Us
— Lauren Graham (@thelaurengraham) October 19, 2015
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Original Story (October 19): The instant streaming service has closed a deal for four 90-minute “episodes/mini-movies,” according to TV Line, and “all” of the major players are expected to return, including Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Kelly Bishop and Scott Patterson.
“The deal allows Sherman-Palladino — who left the original series prior to the final season amid a contract dispute with Warner Bros. — to conclude Gilmore Girls as she always intended, right through to those elusive final four words,” says the report.
The cast and crew of Gilmore Girls reunited over the summer at the ATX Festival in Austin, TX. During the full-cast reunion, the cast unanimously agreed that if Amy Sherman Palladino had a story to tell, they would all revisit Stars Hollow.
The series will likely pick up in real time for the characters and will hopefully see Paris and Doyle ruling the world as Liz Weil predicted at the reunion this summer. One notable absence that demands to be felt is Ed Herman’s death. The mega-star and pillar of the Gilmore family passed away last December.
Netflix has recently entered the revival business. They are currently in production on a Full House spinoff called Fuller House with several original cast members.
Until then, you can watch the entire Gilmore Girls series from Rory’s first day at Chilton to her graduation from Yale on Netflix now.