We're already impatient for the upcoming "Gilmore Girls" reunion slated for ATX Festival next month. But according to one of the series's stars, something else -- perhaps onscreen (?!) -- may be in the works, too.
Scott Patterson, who played curmudgeonly diner owner (and Lorelai's OTP) Luke Danes in the beloved WB/CW series, stopped by a recent episode of the Gilmore Guys podcast to chat about the show and dish out some scoop about a mysterious maybe-reunion that's currently being discussed with the cast. Though Patterson declined to provide any specifics, he told the hosts that hope for an onscreen revival of the seven season series may still be a possibility.
"I don't want to mislead the fans," Patterson told the podcasters. "I will say this, there are talks going on at the moment. I can't really go into any details, but there is some activity. I'm hopeful, and I'm in. I think it would be a big event, and I think it would be a great fan celebration."
Excuse us, we need to go do a happy dance.
Okay, thanks. Now, of course, Patterson and his fellow "Gilmore Girls" cast members -- including Alexis Bledel, Lauren Graham, Kelly Bishop, Jared Padalecki, Danny Strong, Jackson Douglas, Matt Czuchry, Keiko Agena, Liza Weil, Liz Torres, Sean Gunn, and Yanic Truesdale, among others -- are set to reunite in person at ATX Fest on June 7 (an event that will also be live-streamed for those who couldn't score a ticket to the festival). But an onscreen reunion, in character? That would be better than Rory becoming editor-in-chief of the Yale Daily News. Better than Emily telling off a snooty socialite. Better than Luke and Lorelai's first kiss. (Well, okay, maybe not the last one; that was pretty much perfect.)
Keep your fingers and toes crossed for this one, folks. In the meantime, check out Patterson's entire Gilmore Guys episode here. (We're going to ignore the fact that he thinks Dean was Rory's best boyfriend. #TeamJess for life.)
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