Laura Graham has announced the new title for the Gilmore Girls reboot, sparking discussion among fans about what they can expect from the upcoming series.
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Chatting to Ellen DeGeneres on The Ellen Show, the show's star revealed that the upcoming project would be called Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. The new series, which follows the trials and tribulations of single mother Lorelai (Graham) and her daughter Rory (Alexis Bledel), will consist of four 90-minute special episodes set in spring, summer, autumn and winter, and will be released on Netflix.
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Although the show has yet to be given a premiere date, this hasn't stopped the show's passionate fan base from taking to Twitter to share their excitement after the title announcement. One fan tweeted: "name: hannah age: twenty cause of death: gilmore girls: a year in the life", while another wrote: "I can't concentrate or function anymore. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life."
Laura revealed how excited she was to be filming the new episodes, telling Ellen: "It's been the most incredible experience. I cry trying to talk about it because I've been so lucky to get to do it."
Fans have been excited about the new series for months, particularly when it was announced that Melissa McCarthy, who played fan favourite Sookie St. James, would be returning to the show.
Melissa revealed how excited she was to return to the show
The Ghostbusters star told Ellen the good news back in April, saying: "They’re making four new movies of the Gilmore Girls which is a show which was near and dear to my heart for four years and we could not get those schedules to work. And there was a whole thing. And then I was gonna be out of the country and blah, blah, blah.
"And literally about an hour and half ago we figured out that I’m gonna go back and do it and I am so excited. And they are gonna be amazing."