Scott Patterson Pitches New ‘Gilmore Girls’ Story Line With Rory’s Baby

Luke Danes isn’t simply in for extra Gilmore Girls — he’s bought story line concepts! Scott Patterson opened up solely to Us Weekly about the opportunity of reuniting with Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel and extra of his former costars for one more Netflix revival of the beloved sequence.

“[Rory] has the baby,” the 62-year-old actor started whereas selling his Gilmore Girls rewatch podcast, “I Am All In,” noting that he doesn’t know who the daddy of Rory’s child is. “If it’s Logan (Matt Czuchry) or whatever, then, you know, he flips out and goes away. History repeats itself a la Christopher (David Sutcliffe) and Lorelai. And then she goes off to pursue a huge opportunity in Europe for her writing and dumps the baby in our lap. And we get to raise the kid a little bit while she’s off pursuing that and she comes back.”

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While Patterson acknowledged that many followers imagine Logan is the daddy of Rory’s child (her being pregnant was revealed in the course of the finale of the 2016 revival), he’s rooting for Rory and Jess (Milo Ventimiglia).

“He’s my nephew! I love the kid, you know, he’s blood. I like Milo a lot. Not that I don’t like Jared [Padalecki] or Matt, it’s just, I worked with him a lot and I always enjoyed it,” Patterson mentioned. “I was like a combo of Dean and Jess when I was growing up. I was soulful and poetic, but I also had that sort of edgy kind of Kerouac thing.”

Patterson added that he doesn’t suppose Rory would find yourself with Logan as a result of she was raised by Lorelai.

“I just think that character [of Logan] is so smug. … Yes, I think in her DNA, she probably needs that, because she’s a Gilmore, right? But I don’t know. I think to honor how her mother brought her up, I think it’s a little more Jess,” he mentioned.

Meryl Rorys Baby Jess Scott Patterson Pitches New Gilmore Girls Story
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In addition to Luke and Lorelai stepping as much as assist Rory elevate her youngster, Patterson wish to discover Luke’s backstory. After admitting he’s watching the present for the primary time for his “I Am All In” podcast, he famous he couldn’t keep in mind if his character’s mother and father have been alive.

“The mom could be alive, right? I mean you could get Meryl Streep to come in and play my mom,” he mentioned. “They could give me another horrible wig and I could play the younger version of myself with my dad throwing the football. … Anything’s possible. We have a lot of the Gilmore thing happening, how about Dane’s Dudes? Maybe a spinoff.”

Gilmore Girls initially aired on The WB (and later The CW) for seven seasons from 2000 to 2007. Netflix introduced again the present for 4 prolonged episodes — titled Gilmore Girls: A Year within the Life — in 2016.

Regardless of the script, Patterson is all in. When requested about Graham’s latest revelation that she has a clause in her contracts to permit her to do extra Gilmore Girls sooner or later, he quipped, “I have a clause in my will that they can dig me up and prop me up like Weekend at Bernie’s that’ll be like Weekend at Luke’s to be in [any additional] episodes.”

iHeartRadio dropped the primary episode of the “I Am All In” podcast, that includes visitor Yanic Truesdale (Michel Gerard), on Monday, May 3.

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