Cult Dramedy “Gilmore Girls” Gets Second Life On Netflix
The much-loved mother and daughter tandem of Stars Hollow, Connecticut from “Gilmore Girls| will once again be seen on the small screen.
“Gilmore Girls,” the early 2000 comedy-drama series starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel as the articulate and namedropping pair of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore respectively, will have a reboot according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino straightforwardly revealed to fans during last summer’s ATX festival, her thoughts then of the ongoing speculations of the dramedy given another second life.
“It’s always a bummer when you don’t get to end it. I had hoped maybe that there would have been a call, ‘Hey, it’s the last episode, do you want to come back?” Palladino said.
The television writer revealed as she was no longer part of the seventh and final season due to a contract dispute.
“And there wasn’t. But that’s OK, that’s not the way it works in Hollywood where there are rules,” She added on what really happened between her and the show’s distributor Warner Bros.
Digital channel Netflix which is at the helm of the revival is set to venture on four 90-minute movies deviating from the familiar serial format.
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Joining the characters portrayed by Graham and Bledel was a heterogeneous assembly of oddball personas. The seven season run had consisted of no less than a strong recurring cast which included a then virtually unknown Melissa McCarthy, Jared Padalecki (“Supernatura”l), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes”), Keiko Agena (“Scandal”) and Scott Patterson (“Saw”).
The series which began on the WB before transferring to the CW was also notable for featuring cameos from musicians and other celebrities such as Sebastian Bach of Skid Row, The Shins, The Bangles, and Twin Peaks’ Madchen Amick.
This latest development for “Gilmore Girls” is a piece of good fortune for fans especially that it was reported that there were no plans of having the cult tv hit move share its peculiarity on the big silver screen as reported by Entertainment Weekly.
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