Jess Mariano is back in Stars Hollow — and he's hotter than ever!Milo Ventimiglia shared a behind-the-scenes photo from Netflix's Gilmore Girls revival via Twitter on Monday, April 18."Hello from the past, wait present, no you'll see us in the future :) @warnerbrostv #Gilmore Girls @netflix. Ventimiglia, 38, was joined by his costars Scott Patterson (Luke Danes) and Sean Gunn (Kirk Gleason) on set.In the beloved television show, Jared played Dean, Rory’s first boyfriend and love.Fans everywhere cheered for Dean to win in the end, but he seemed to be the one who got away, at least in the series.Ventimiglia announced in February that he would be reprising his bad boy (and dreamy! "What a great time to get back on set with some friends. MV," he captioned a photo of a script on February 10. "The fans are a better authority about who Rory should possibly be with or could be with."A premiere date for the four 90-minute episodes has not been announced.The Heroes alum, who previously dated Bledel from 2003 to 2006, opened up about the revival during an interview with TVLine.
(They've only scored a single nomination -- and win -- ever, and it was for non-prosthetic makeup.) But it doesn't mean we aren't disappointed by the lack of Fortunately, it seems as though the universe has heard our prayers and given us the lovely consolation prize of a Rory and Jess reunion. alum, he had nothing but praise for his on-screen leading lady. She is amazing."However, there is one bit of homework he has yet to do on the actress—watch her unforgettable performance as Lana in "I saw clips of her singing, but I haven't seen the actual full movie," he admitted to E! While he has fortunately heard Moore's rendition of "Stupid Cupid," he doesn't intend on getting shot by one of Cupid's arrows on set. if he thinks it's a good or bad idea to date co-stars, he candidly responded, "Bad idea—don't shit where you eat." Perhaps he's speaking from experience—Ventimiglia did previously date his He certainly didn't want to make the wrong move with Fergie, who he starred with in her 2007 music video for "Big Girls Don't Cry." "The best was hanging out with Fergie and the worst was when it was over," he recalled. Once you have nabbed yourself a partner, grown-up Jess suggests keeping things equal. "Mandy is one of the kindest, most amazing performers and women I've met in my life," he gushed to E! "I was very honored to be there—mildly terrified of Josh Duhamel for picking up his girl and spinning her around."Fortunately, Ventimiglia escaped unscathed—and collected enough life experience since then to offer some simple relationship advice for all the ladies out there navigating the tricky world of love. That’s how she felt when Jared auditioned for the part of Rory’s first boyfriend, Dean Forester.There had already been two Deans cast before we found him,” she says.Although Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel) had her fair share of boyfriends on “Gilmore Girls,” she wouldn’t let them get in the way of her ambitions.