You heard right —
is on board for Netflix’s revival of Vanessa Marano , Gilmore Girls JJJ can confirm.
Switched At Birth actress starred as April Nardini, the surprise daughter of Luke Danes ( ) and Anna Nardini on the original show during seasons six and seven. Scott Patterson
The last we saw April, she was off with her mom Anna to live in New Mexico with her grandparents. However, Luke fights Anna for joint custody of April and wins — getting to spend time with her Christmas or Thanksgiving, spring break, and a month of the summer.
Vanessa joins a slew of other original stars including , Alexis Bledel , Lauren Graham , Kelly Bishop , Yanic Truesdale , Liza Weil , Keiko Agena , Jared Padelecki , Matt Czuchry , and Milo Ventimiglia . David Sutcliffe
cast are officially filming the new season! Switched at Birth
“First day shooting #SwitchedatBirth season 5! ???? Photo cred: Lizzy @SABTVSeries @FreeformTV,”
shared with her followers on Vanessa Marano Twitter with a pic shot by creator Lizzy Weiss.
, who plays Kathryn Kennish on the hit series, shared another pic from the first day of shooting. Lea Thompson
“The dreaded evil lasagna shot @switchedatbirthtv @katieleclerc @dwmoffett @vanessamarano @goconstance #thebandisbacktogether,” she wrote on
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brings the drama to the ball as she arrives for the Laura Marano held at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Tuesday night (January 12) in Beverly Hills, Calif. 2016 UNICEF Ball
The 20-year-old actress and singer stepped out for the night with her older sister, and
Switched At Birth actress, . Vanessa
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The biennial event honored
and David Beckham C. L. Max Nikias, and supported the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and their mission to save and protect the world’s children. Over $2.5 million was raised for UNICEF’s lifesaving programs, that put children first.
Laura wore a Laura Marano for Sherri Hill Collection dress with Stuart Weitzman pumps and ForeverMark jewelry. Vanessa dolled up in a Nour dress, YSL heels and ForeverMark jewelry.
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goes Vanessa Marano as she arrives for the sheer following the HBO Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday evening (January 10) in Beverly Hills, Calif. 2016 Golden Globe Awards
Switched at Birth star was joined out that evening by Bunkd‘s , Peyton List Independence Day‘s , Maika Monroe The Fifth Wave‘s , Alex Roe Jurassic World‘s , Nick Robinson Goosebumps‘ , and Odeya Rush The Leftovers star . Margaret Qualley
Also spotted partying at various bashes were
Casual actress , Tara Lynne Barr Grandfathered‘s , Josh Peck Blackish star , and Yara Shahidi Descendants actress . Sarah Jeffery
Sarah wore an AEVHA London clutch Samantha Wills jewelry. Margaret wore Sylva & Cie earrings.
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poses with her mom, Vanessa Marano Ellen, in this sneak peek photo for her party look on Instagram on Sunday (Janaury 10).
The 23-year-old Switched at Birth actress showed fans a sneak peek of her gorgeous sheer dress that she’ll be rocking at a party later on tonight in celebration of the
. 2016 Golden Globe Awards
“Golden Globes here we come! ?? #goldenglobes2016 #motherdaughter,”
She added a few more pics, giving shout outs to the designers she’ll be wearing to the party — a
ZeenaZaki dress, and Forevermark Diamonds.
poster has always been one of Switched at Birth JJJ‘s favorite promo shots, which is why we are loving ‘s latest Instagram post! Vanessa Marano
The 23-year-old actress and her “swister”
re-created the first ever poster for the show on her account. Katie Leclerc
“Does this shot look familiar to anyone?”
Vanessa captioned, with the shot of her and Katie with their hair all around them, lying on the ground and looking up at the camera. Although, this time, they had big smiles on their faces.
Check out the shot below!
A congrats is in order for
iCarly alums and Danielle Morrow , who just tied the knot! Jeremy Rowley
In case you don’t remember, she played Nora and he played Lewbert on the Nickelodeon show that ran from 2007-2012.
In attendance that night were sisters
and Laura , the latter of whom took to Vanessa Marano Instagram to share some cute photos from the nuptials.
“The BEST wedding ever! #weddings,”
Vanessa captioned a photo with the bride.
She also posted one with
Laura, writing, “Magical evening #weddings”
Congrats again to the happy couple on the exciting news!
) introduces Kathryn ( Katie Leclerc ) to her professor in this still from tonight’s all-new Lea Thompson . Switched at Birth
In “A Mad Tea Party,” Bay (
) takes over hosting Lily’s ( Vanessa Marano Rachel Shenton) baby shower at the Kennish house when Regina is pulled away by an emergency with Will.
At the shower, sparks fly between Kathryn and Professor Marillo (
Bess Armstrong), with Daphne caught in the middle. During the party, Lily stresses over how others will take the news of her decision.
“A Mad Tea Party” airs TONIGHT, Monday, October 19 @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
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