Melissa McCarthy answers whether she’ll be in Gilmore Girls' Netflix revival

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Will Melissa McCarthy's Sookie St. James be making an appearance in the Gilmore Girls revival show? 

Last week we learned Gilmore Girls would be following in the steps of Full House with a Netflix revival ‘miniseries’ set to be available on the subscription service later this year.

E! News did some digging and uncovered that the show’s main two stars Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, who played mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, would be joining a whole heap of the other original actors, including those that took on characters Luke, Emily, Kirk and Lane. 

But what about Lorelai's best friend Sookie St. James? 


Would the chef, played by Melissa McCarthy, be back again? Apparently not. The funnywoman replied this to a Twitter fan who begged her to return to Stars Hollow.


But according to the show's creator Amy Sherman-Palladino that's not exactly what's happened. Amy told TVLine on Monday Melissa had been asked, and they were willing to work with her on fitting a guest appearance into her schedule.

“She’s really f—ing busy. But the thing I have said [to her team] is, ‘Look, if Melissa is available and has an afternoon free, I’ll write her a scene. Melissa was one of us. If she has a spare moment to run over [to the set] — even if for just a cameo — we would be totally game. And if it’s a last-minute thing, I would write her in and we would figure it out. That’s the way we left it.”

So, looks like the ball's in Melissa's court. 


Written By Sangeeta Kocharekar