Who’s the Girl on ‘Girl Meets World’? (PHOTOS)

Girl Meets World finally has its girl.

As fans anxiously await the debut of the TV show — a spinoff of the ’90s hit Boy Meets World — Disney has just announced that 11-year-old actress Rowan Blanchard has been cast in the title role of Riley Matthews.

Blanchard will play Cory (Ben Savage) and Topanga’s (Danielle Fishel) daughter — and at the tender age of 11 she already has a growing list of films under her belt alongside Hollywood heavyweights. The pre-teen has appeared in The Back-Up Plan with Jennifer Lopez and Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D with Jessica Alba.

So just who is this young star on the rise? Celebuzz has compiled the Top 5 facts you need to know before tuning into the upcoming Disney series:

1. She loves to cook!: Blanchard regularly shares pictures on her Instagram of baked goods and dinners that she’s crafted on her own.

2. She’s a New York Knicks fan: The actress has posted her love of the basketball team, especially Carmello Anthony, on Twitter and Facebook .

3. She’s addicted to the Hunger Games series: Blanchard started a countdown for the release of the film and references her favorite quotes throughout her social media sites.

4. She has a couple sweet vices — chocolate and frozen yogurt: The soon-to-be Disney star is obsessed with Menchie’s and Hershey chocolate bars.

5. This child star loves to express her girly side: Blanchard has mastered her love of nail art and hair-braiding techniques that she proudly shows off to all her online followers.

Do you think Blanchard is the perfect addition to Girl Meets World and will you tune in? Let us know in the comments below.

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