31 January 2013 5:42 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Girl meet your best friend!

Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World pilot has cast Sabrina Carpenter as Maya Fox, the best friend of Cory and Topanga’s tween daughter, Riley Matthews (played by Rowan Blanchard).

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According to sources, Disney execs were first impressed by Carpenter when she was cast in the ill-fated Disney Xd pilot, Gulliver Quinn, with Jon Heder. Disney later hired her as the voice of a princess in the animated Disney Junior hit Sofia The First.

Carpenter will next be seen as the tween version of Becki Newton’s character, »


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