Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is an American web television series on the Netflix streaming service . It is a sequel to Gilmore Girls , an American comedy-dramatelevision series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel , which ran from 2000 to 2007 on The WB and The CW . The miniseries Sees the return of Sherman-Palladino and her husband Daniel Palladino to the series after-leaving prior to season 7. The series consisted of four 88 to 102-minute episodes, qui Were released on November 25, 2016. Each episode follows the characters Through one of the four seasons .

Synopsis

Due to her frequent travels as a freelance journalist, Rory Gilmore ( Alexis Bledel ) gives her apartment in New York, Stars Hollow, and London. In London, Rory stays with Logan Huntzberger ( Matt Czuchry ) while working with the Naomi Shropshire eccentric ( Alex Kingston ). Rory and Logan are attached, but Logan is engaged and Rory has a boyfriend named Paul. When Naomi fires her and Logan’s fiancée moves in, Rory struggles with her lack of a career and her relationship with Logan. She meets with Jess Mariano ( Milo Ventimiglia ),

Emily Gilmore ( Kelly Bishop ) Lorelai Gilmore ( Lauren Graham ) in starting therapy with her. Lorelai has also lost a lot of time in the death of her father, Luke Danes ( Scott Patterson ). Lorelai and Luke have been dating for over ten years but have yet to marry or discuss children. After fighting with Rory about the book idea, Lorelai spontaneously leaves to the Pacific Crest Trail in the manner of Wild .

Emily eventually accepted her husband’s death, selling their home, effectively quits the D. A. R. , and moves to Nantucket , single and independent for the first time in her life. Despite never actually hiking, Lorelai returns from her trip, reconciles with Emily and Rory, and asks Luke to marry her. Rory visits her father, Christopher Hayden ( David Sutcliffe ), to inform him of the wedding. She asks him what he is allowed to Lorelai to raise her as a single mother and they agree that it is turned out for the best. Luke and Lorelai marry in the gazebo and, in the final scene of the series, Rory reveals to Lorelai that she’s pregnant.

Cast and characters

Main article: List of Gilmore Girls characters

Main

  • Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
  • Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
  • Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
  • Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore

Recurring

  • Keiko Agena as Lane Kim
  • Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard
  • Liza Weil as Paris Geller
  • Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason
  • Milo Ventimiglia as Jess Mariano
  • Matt Czuchry as Logan Huntzberger
  • Liz Torres as Miss Patty
  • Sally Struthers as Babette Dell
  • Michael Winters as Taylor Doose
  • Mike Gandolfi as Andrew
  • Rose Abdoo as Gypsy / Berta
  • Todd Lowe as Zach Van Gerbig
  • John Cabrera as Brian Fuller
  • Alex Borstein as Drella / Miss Celine
  • Aris Alvarado as Caesar
  • Danny Strong as Doyle McMaster
  • Alex Kingston as Naomi Shropshire
  • Carolyn Hennesy as Toni
  • Ray Wise as Jack Smith
  • Kerry Butler as Claudia

Guest

  • Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James
  • Jared Padalecki as Dean Forester
  • Chris Eigeman as Jason Stiles
  • Jackson Douglas as Jackson Belleville
  • Ted Rooney as Morey Dell
  • Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kim
  • Dakin Matthews as Hanlin Charleston
  • David Sutcliffe as Christopher Hayden
  • Grant Lee Phillips as Grant
  • Emily Bergl as Francie Jarvis
  • Sebastian Bach as Gil
  • Rini Bell as Lulu
  • Gregg Henry as Mitchum Huntzberger
  • Vanessa Marano as April Nardini
  • Dan Bucatinsky as Jim Nelson
  • Julia Goldani Telles as Sandee
  • Mae Whitman as Marcy
  • Carole King as Sophie
  • Christian Borle as Carl
  • Louise Goffin as Louise
  • Sutton Foster as Violet
  • Jason Ritter as Park Ranger # 1
  • Peter Krause as Park Ranger # 2
  • Stacey Oristano as Allie

Episodes

See also: List of Gilmore Girls episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
title Directed by Written by Original release date Prod. 
code
154 1 “Winter” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino November 25, 2016 4X7701
155 2 “Spring” Daniel Palladino Daniel Palladino November 25, 2016 4X7702
156 3 “Summer” Daniel Palladino Daniel Palladino November 25, 2016 4X7703
157 4 “Fall” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino November 25, 2016 4X7704

Production

Development

On September 15, 2010, Lauren Graham told Vanity Fair that a Gilmore Girls movie is a definite possibility: “people with power, people who can actually make it happen, are talking about it.” [1] [2] She Stated la même thing in March 2013 through her Twitter account in the wake of companion show Veronica Mars earning Kickstarter funding for Their movie , Saying It Would be Sherman-Palladino’s call for a movie. [3]

On June 11, 2012, while being white Interviewed for her new show Bunheads , creator Amy Sherman-Palladino reflected on the contract disputes and her own departure in an interview with Vulture , Saying: “It was a botched negotiation It really Was about the fact. That I was working too much I was going to be the crazy person who was locked out in my house and never came out I heard a lot of Dan Palladino write everything! ‘ I thought, That’s a great mind on your part, but if you want to keep the show going for two more years, let me hire more writers . When we left. They hired this big writing staff and a producer-director onstage. That’s what bugged me the most. They wound up having to do what I needed to do, and I was not there. ” [4]

In May 2015, in an interview on the Gilmore Guys podcast, Scott Patterson said: “There are talks going on at the moment I can not really go into any detail, but there is some activity. You know, I’m in. […] I think there’s a lot of territory left To the script. I think everybody would jump on board. ” [5] At the June 2015 ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, the cast reunited with creator Amy Sherman-Palladino where she told the audience, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing in the works at the moment.” [6]

In October 2015, it was reported on TVLine that Netflix struck a deal with Warner Bros. To revive the series in a limited run, consisting of four 90-minute episodes. [7] [8] It was reported that Sherman-Palladino would be in charge of the new episodes. [9] In April 2016, Sherman-Palladino said that the 90-minute format was inspired by the Sherlock series , of which she is a fan: “They’re their own mini-movies. For us on a storytelling level “. [10]

On October 25, 2015, during a Wizard World Tulsa pop culture convention Q & A, Milo Ventimiglia stated, “I’ve always been pretty vocal about Gilmore and I know everybody’s been waiting, and I was like, ‘That will never happen, . it’s totally happening Actually While I was here, I got an email from the producteurs Again, I’m always vocal (about producteurs). Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino ; they’re two of my favorite people and two of my favorite Writers ever of all time. “So I told them, yeah, of course I’ll do it.” [11]

On January 29, 2016, Netflix and Warner Bros. officiellement confirmed the revival, tentatively titled Gilmore Girls: Seasons . [12] Filming of the new episodes HAD started in Los Angeles as of February 2, 2016, and Was scheduled to last up to June 30, 2016, [13] with Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino returning as writers and directors. [12] On May 19, 2016, it was announced that the revival would be titled Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life . [14]

Producer Gavin Polone , who was an executive producer with talent manager Judy Hofflund under their defunct Hofflund-Polone banner, sued Warner Bros. Television for a credit on the miniseries and additional payments For His early involvement in the original series (Hofflund retired from the business in 2013 and Pursued no credits). [15] [16] Polone ultimately played no role in the miniseries and was uncredited when it was released. David S. Rosenthal , who had been a member of the Sherman-Palladino team for the past year .

Casting

On January 29, 2016, Lauren Graham , Alexis Bledel , Scott Patterson , Kelly Bishop , Sean Gunn , and Keiko Agena were set to return. [12] Yanic Truesdale confirmed His return on Twitter Later That day, [17] as DID David Sutcliffe . [18] On February 1, 2016, Tanc Sade , who played Logan’s friend, Finn, confirmed through his Twitter account that he would join the cast to resume his role. [19] On that same day, Aris Alvarado, who played Caesar, confirmed that he would be returning. [20] Also on February 1, 2016, Mike Gandolfi confirmed that he was returning as Andrew in the series revival. [21] In an interview with TVLine , Kelly Bishop confirmed that Rose Abdoo and Liza Weil would be returning for the revival. [22] [23] [24] Matt Czuchry , Milo Ventimiglia , and Jared Padalecki would also return. [25] [26] [27] Kelly Bishop confirmed that Rose Abdoo and Liza Weilwould be returning for the revival. [22] [23] [24] Matt Czuchry , Milo Ventimiglia , and Jared Padalecki would also return. [25] [26] [27] Kelly Bishop confirmed that Rose Abdoo and Liza Weil would be returning for the revival. [22] [23] [24] Matt Czuchry , Milo Ventimiglia , and Jared Padalecki would also return. [25] [26] [27]

On February 10, 2016, Sally Struthers , Michael Winters, and Liz Torres , reprising the roles of Babette Dell, Taylor Doose, and Miss Patty LaCosta respectively, were announced as returning characters through a detective work by a fan website. Carole King was also revisited her role role of Sophie Bloom. Sutton Foster , from Palladino’s Bunheads , was also cast. [28] That same day, musician Grant Lee Phillips , who was portrayed as a troubadour town, announced that he was reprising his role. [29] On February 11, 2016, it was confirmed that Emily Kuroda would resume her role as Mrs. Kim, Lane’s mother, By TVLine . [30] On the same day, Entertainment Weekly confirmed that David Sutcliffe , who played Christopher Hayden, would return for the revival as well. [31] Danny Strong confirmed on February 11 that he, too, would be reproducing his role as Doyle. [32] Also on February 11, it was confirmed by Variety that Vanessa Marano , who played Luke’s daughter, would be returning to the revival. [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] Entertainment Weekly confirmed that David Sutcliffe , who played Christopher Hayden, would return for the revival as well. [31] Danny Strong confirmed on February 11 that he, too, would be reproducing his role as Doyle. [32] Also on February 11, it was confirmed by Variety that Vanessa Marano , who played Luke’s daughter, would be returning to the revival. [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] Entertainment Weekly confirmed that David Sutcliffe , who played Christopher Hayden, would return for the revival as well. [31] Danny Strong confirmed on February 11 that he, too, would be reproducing his role as Doyle. [32] Also on February 11, it was confirmed by Variety that Vanessa Marano , who played Luke’s daughter, would be returning to the revival. [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] [31] Danny Strong confirmed on February 11 that he, too, would be reproducing his role as Doyle. [32] Also on February 11, it was confirmed by Variety that Vanessa Marano , who played Luke’s daughter, would be returning to the revival. [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] [31] Danny Strong confirmed on February 11 that he, too, would be reproducing his role as Doyle. [32] Also on February 11, it was confirmed by Variety that Vanessa Marano , who played Luke’s daughter, would be returning to the revival. [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34] [33] On February 16, 2016, Sparky, the dog that played Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, was confirmed as returning in the Netflix revival. [34]

Babette’s husband, Morey, played by Ted Rooney Was confirmed as returning on February 17. [35] On February 19, 2016, Jackson Douglas , Who played Sookie’s husband, Jackson, confirmed That he Would be returning to the cast to reprise His role , Despite rumors that Melissa McCarthy would not be reprising her role. [36] On February 21, 2016, Gregg Henry , who played Mitchum Huntzberger, confirmed in an interview that he would resumed his role in the series. [37] On February 23, 2016, Alan Loayza, who played Colin McCrae, Logan’s friend, confirmed that he would resumed his role via his Twitter. [38] Nick Holmes , who played the minor role of Robert Grimaldi,

On March 9, 2016, Biff Yeager , who played the character Tom, confirmed through his Twitter account that he would return for the Netflix revival. [40] On March 15, 2016, Dakin Matthews , who played Chilton’s headmaster, Hanlin Charleston, was confirmed as returning for his role. [41] On March 25, 2016, John Cabrera , who played Brian Fuller in Lane’s Band, Hep Alien, and Zack Van Gerbig, who Was played by Todd Lowe , and Gil, who was played by rock musician Sebastian Bach . [42] On March 29, 2016, Chris Eigeman , Who played the character of Jason Stiles in season 4, announced on Twitter that he was returning in the revival. [43] On April 7, 2016, Melissa McCarthy officially announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she would be returning for the revival. [44]

Reception

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life received positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator website The Rotten Tomatoes gave the series an approval rating of 88%, based on 50 reviews, with an average rating of 7.78 / 10. The site’s critical consensus reads, ” Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life provides a faithful and successful revival of the quirky, sweet, and beloved series. [45] On Metacritic , the series has a score of 75 out of 100, based on 28 reviews, indicating “favorable reviews”. [46]

Awards and nominations

year Award Category nominee result
2017 Gracie Awards Outstanding Limited Series Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Won
Television Critics Association Awards Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials Pending

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