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,