Forget everything you know—Sookie St. James IS coming back to Stars Hollow.
Melissa McCarthy confirmed her addition to Netflix's Gilmore Girls reboot during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday. TVLine was the first to report the most excellent news. "Literally about an hour and a half ago we figured out that I'm gonna go back and do it and I am so excited," she says on the episode airing Friday, promising that it's "gonna be amazing." Sources tell TVLine that Melissa will tape her appearance in the next few days. No word on whether or not it will just be a cameo done over two hours (as Amy Sherman-Palladino revealed in a new Entertainment Weekly cover story) or if Sookie will be on the four-part series long enough to cook up something extra fancy, like a record-breaking soufflé or something.
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