‘Gilmore Girls’ Creator: We Only Need Melissa McCarthy for Two Hours

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Gilmore Girls creator: We only need Melissa McCarthy for two hours

Amy Sherman-Palladino tells EW that McCarthy’s people — they both share the same agency — have repeatedly told her or months that The Boss star is too busy for the Netflix revival and that it “Can’t happen. Can’t happen. Can’t happen.” But just in case McCarthy should have a free afternoon, Sherman-Palladino says: “We’ve just put it out in the universe: We’re here until May 10. I know what the scene is. I’ll pre-light it for her. She can drive up, run in, shoot it, and run out. I can get her in and out in two hours. If she finds that time, I don’t care when it is, we will make it happen.” PLUS: Sutton Foster will sing on Gilmore Girls revival as part of a musical film written by Fun Home‘s Tony-winning composer.

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