Entertainment TV Lena Dunham Opens Up About a Potential 'Girls' Reboot — and Reveals Why 'It's Not Time Yet' "I want it to be at a moment when the characters' lives have really changed," Lena Dunham said of the acclaimed HBO hit By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 19, 2022 02:44 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Lena Dunham. Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Don't expect Lena Dunham to revisit Girls anytime soon. As part of The Hollywood Reporter's latest cover story, Dunham opened up about the possibility of rebooting the acclaimed HBO hit. "We all recognize it's not time yet," said the writer and actress, 35. "I want it to be at a moment when the characters' lives have really changed." Dunham added that "right now, everyone would just be wanting to see Kylo Ren," referencing the Star Wars character played by Girls alum, Adam Driver. Casey Bloys, who serves as the chief content officer of HBO and HBO Max, also shut down a potential Girls reboot to THR, telling the publication, "As proud of the show as we are, there aren't any plans to bring Girls back." Lena Dunham, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, and Allison Williams on the set of Girls. Everett Allison Williams: How Girls Helped Me 'Play Out a Normal 20-Something Experience' But THR noted that Dunham "isn't averse" to revisiting Girls in a way similar to how HBO Max did the Sex and the City spinoff, And Just Like That. She even has "engaged in informal talks" with the premium network. "It was such a pleasure to see those women back together and to see them take on middle-age[d] sexuality," she explained. "For me, those are women who can do no wrong." Dunham created and executive produced Girls, which ran for six seasons between 2012 and 2017. The series followed aspiring writer Hannah Horvath (Dunham) and her three friends as they navigate their 20s in New York City. Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Andrew Rannells and Alex Karpovsky also starred in the popular comedy-drama. RELATED VIDEO: 'Girls': Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Break Down the Series Finale According to THR, Dunham got "teary-eyed" while recalling the first time she ever stepped onto the set of Girls. "I look back, and just, like, the sheer gall of me, stepping on to set that first day; 24-year-old me standing in Silver Cup Studios, the old Sex and the City studios, going, 'Let's do this,'" she recalled. "I'm proud of myself." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Talk of revisiting the series is no new phenomenon. Previously, executive producer Judd Apatow also expressed interest in bringing Girls back to the screen. "It is a drag not being able to kick around Girls episode ideas anymore," he wrote on Instagram in 2017. "Maybe I will keep a notebook and do it anyway. They brought back Will and Grace. Anything is possible."