Naturally, our inner preteens are totally freaking out about it!Raven and Anneliese with their costar Orlando Brown on That’s So Raven in 2006.Raven announced at the time that she was leaving her then-spot on “There is only one Raven – and for over 25 years, she has blessed audiences around the world with the greatest gift of all – the pure, unadulterated joy of laugh-out-loud funny.After being a part of over 20 different Disney projects, we are thrilled to be bringing Raven home to Disney Channel once again,” said Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.“The chemistry was like, we were just talking to family all the time.” Asked why people reacted so strongly to the show — which was nominated for Emmys in 20 for Outstanding Children’s Programming — Symone, now 29, waxed nostalgic.“I think it also comes [from], we had a really good time period and the years,” she said.When Collins asked which actress was meant to get the role, Symone kept mum.
The planned sequel originally was announced last year, with series stars Raven-Symoné and Anneliese Van Der Pol attached to reprise their roles as best friends Raven Baxter and Chelsea Daniels.Orlando Brown and Anneliese van der Pol, who played Eddie Thomas and Chelsea Daniels on the show, respectively, joined Symone and fellow co-host Michelle Collins on the couch to talk about their experiences on the hit show, which ran from 2003 to 2007.PHOTOS: Best dressed TV hosts “The chemistry was amazing,” Brown said of the way the cast bonded.“We talk about everything and we really call each other out when we’re messing up.” Raven and Anneliese on the red carpet last month.Anneliese Louise van der Pol is a Dutch-American actress and singer.Hilarity ensues as Raven and Booker’s visions collide, but no matter the situation, they figure everything out together as one big happy family.a multi-cam series that continues the story of the award-winning family comedy." Van der Pol followed suit, sharing the same photo to her Instagram account and captioning the shot, "Announcement coming soon @abctheview @disneychannel #thatssoraven #tsr #thatssoravenreunion." PHOTOS: '90s TV Stars: Then & Now aired its series finale in November 2007.costars Raven-Symoné and Anneliese van der Pol — who played teenaged clairvoyant Raven Baxter and her BFF Chelsea, respectively — reunited at the GLSEN Respect Awards in NYC on June 1!(Photo Credit: Getty Images) Anneliese, 30, tells that her bond with her on-screen bestie, 29, is the strongest it’s ever been!“We’re closer than ever — people are just now seeing it, I think,” she says, gushing about her pal.Raven shared a sweet photo with her three pals via Facebook on Tuesday, teasing the future ahead. alum cozies up to Brown, 27, and van der Pol, 30, in the backseat of a car as Massey, 23, rides shotgun.She remained coy on the nature of the reunion, writing in the caption, "Wait till I tell you why we are all together!!!!!!!!She was born in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands under Virgo sun sign.