Liza Weil is set to guest star on ABC Family’s “Bunheads” when it returns from hiatus — bringing the total number of “Gilmore Girls” actors to appear on the series to nine. We’re loving Amy Sherman-Palladino’s tendency to keep things all in the family, though it can’t help those persistent comparisons that we keep seeing Stars Hollow townsfolk pop up!
Weil, who of course played the acerbic and iconic Paris Gellar for all seven seasons of “Gilmore,” will play Milly, the sister of Truly (Stacey Oristano). As TVLine reports, the women are embroiled in a bit of a sibling rivalry.
(And yes, TV lovers, this means that in a fictional universe, Paris Gellar and Mindy Collette Riggins are related. We’ll just take a moment to let that sink in.)
If you’re keeping track, the six other “Gilmore” alumni on the show are Kelly Bishop (Emily Gilmore), Rose Abdoo (Gypsy the mechanic), Todd Lowe (Zack Van Gerbig), Alex Borstein (Miss Celine the harp player) Chris Eigeman (Digger, ugh, the worst), Sean Gunn (Kirk, the best), Biff Yeager (Tom the contractor), and Gregg Henry (Mitchum Huntzberger).
It really just makes us want the movie more.