‘Empire’s’ Danny Strong Joins ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival at Netflix

Co-creator of Fox drama played Doyle on WB series

Danny Strong will reprise his role as Doyle on Netflix’s “Gilmore Girls” revival, TheWrap has learned.

The “Empire” co-creator joins Milo Ventimiglia, David Sutcliffe and Jared Padelecki as recent additions to the four-episode revival.

Strong played Doyle on the WB series, the longtime love interest for Liza Weil’s Paris Geller.

The new series, which is untitled, will be produced by Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Amy Sherman-Palladino and husband Daniel Palladino serve as executive producers on the revival after departing the series before its final season.

Alexis Bledel, Lauren Graham, Scott Patterson and Kelly Bishop are returning, and Weil, Sean Gunn, Keiko Ageno and Yanic Truesdale are also on board to reprise their roles. Melissa McCarthy has publicly declared she will not reprise her role of Sookie, claiming she was not asked to return.

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