Good day Higher East Siders, your favorite vindictive queen is again.
Prepare for some binge-worthy drama from the subsequent technology of New York personal faculty teenagers as a result of the Gossip Woman reboot is formally right here. The revival of the enduring tv present premieres July 8, which suggests a brand new Serena Van Der Woodsen to gawk at, (hopefully) a Blair Waldorf and Chuck Bass duo to swoon over and even perhaps a brand new “Lonely Boy.”
The Gossip Woman reboot was created and written by Joshua Safran, who was the chief producer within the unique CW present. Just like the OG sequence, it is going to be based mostly on the guide by Cecily von Ziegesar.
“Almost a decade after the unique Gossip Woman’s web site went darkish, a brand new technology of Higher East Aspect personal faculty teenagers are launched to the unforgiving and transformative actuality of nonstop social surveillance,” reads the synopsis on HBO max. “Diving again into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite, this extension of the popular culture basic explores simply how a lot social media — and the panorama of New York Metropolis itself — has developed since we final dished on the Met steps.”
We rounded up all of the must-know particulars about new sequence, so that you might be higher ready for the long-awaited, juicy textual content from our favorite vindictive drama queen. (XOXO)
Who’s within the new Gossip Woman forged?
Followers have been excited to listen to (actually) Kristen Bell because the voice of GG as soon as once more. Although the reboot will concentrate on an entire new forged, Safran stated in an interview with Leisure Tonight that an look from the OG Higher East Siders isn’t out of the query. “I might love for everybody to come back again in the event that they wished to. The universe nonetheless exists. The characters discuss Serena, Blair, Chuck, Dan,” he stated.
Although it’s uncertain who is likely to be the subsequent Queen B, it’s time to fulfill the brand new numerous forged.
Canadian actress and singer Jordan Alexander is enjoying Julien Calloway, a teen influencer. The Unbury the Biscuit and Sacred Lies star “brings the drama with the style,” and is able to serve appears within the new sequence. “I all the time attempt to channel any intimidation I would really feel into power that empowers me reasonably than makes me cower,” FASHION’s Could 2021 cowl star instructed us.
Savannah Smith makes her on-screen debut as Monet de Haan. “It’s already a dream to have the ability to be part of this venture, however on high of that I get to be part of a higher accountability that I really feel as a Black, bisexual girl within the media,” she instructed Wonderland Journal.
Mannequin and skater Evan Mock can be making his first look on display screen. The 21-year-old, born in Hawaii, performs Akeno “Aki” Menzies. In an interview with Vainness Truthful, Mock describes the brand new sequence as “woke,” “blunt,” and “graphic.”
Actress and musician Emily Alyn Lind, 19, performs Audrey Hope, the daughter of an athleisure designer (sound acquainted?). Within the Gossip Woman teaser trailer, Lind is seen kissing necks with Mock. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, she stated her character is “very into basic, old-fashion sort issues…into the finer issues in life…[but] starting to marvel what extra may very well be on the market.” (Oh, B.)
Eli Brown, finest identified for his position in Fairly Little Liars: The Perfectionists, is enjoying Otto “Obie” Bergman IV. In line with the official Gossip Woman Instagram, he’ll embody “privilege.” He instructed W Journal his character is “very flawed in a human means,” and “very, very, very, very, very rich.” Cough, Chuck Bass, cough.
Uganda-born Whitney Peak performs Zoya Lott, who reveals Dan Humphrey traits, in keeping with Cosmopolitan. The 17-year-old actress has performed quite a few roles previous to being forged on Gossip Woman, like Judith Blackwood in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and smaller roles within the movies Molly’s Recreation and iZombie.
Scottish actor and singer Thomas Doherty performs Max Wolfe. Some have speculated he would be the reboot’s heartthrob, however as a polyamorous pansexual. “Sure, I do get bare, and sure, I do indulge,” he instructed Cosmopolitan.
Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson can be within the sequence. She shall be enjoying Kate Keller, a personality who embodies “ambition.” In an interview with Teen Vogue, Gevinson famous that the unique present, if it have been to air at the moment, would in all probability get plenty of pushback and be thought of much more controversial than when it first aired. “I feel that it’s a great time to [reimagine it],” she stated. “This forged and the storylines are way more inclusive. Clearly, it’s nonetheless a college and that world, and there’s nonetheless plenty of wealth. I feel this reimagining takes its personal characters to job for a way they select to wield the facility they’ve.”
Mexican-American actress Zión Moreno is enjoying stylist Luna La. As a transgender girl, Moreno beforehand instructed Netflix that she was bullied at college for being seen as “bizarre.” She added that she knew her identification didn’t match the physique she noticed within the mirror and obtained super assist from her household when she determined to transition.
No slut shaming. No catfights. These will not be issues I consider have to be on this present for it to be enjoyable. Or any present? GG2 is intercourse constructive and our characters use their brains, not their brawn, to take you out!
— Joshua Safran (@Anthologist) May 14, 2021
Although a few of these characters sound eerily acquainted, Safran tweeted in Could that the Gossip Woman reboot is not going to partake in a few of the extra problematic tropes from the unique sequence. “No slut shaming. No catfights. These will not be issues I consider have to be within the present for it to be enjoyable,” Safran stated. “Or any present? GG2 is intercourse constructive and out characters use their brains, not their brawn, to take you out!” We love to listen to it, however some folks have stated that hopefully, this doesn’t erase points that also do exist.
When showrunners don’t perceive tips on how to really be progressive 🙃 Present tips on how to sort out these points, not erase them. They nonetheless exist IRL! https://t.co/CCxvMtRzHq
— Sade Spence, Reporter (@SadeASpence) May 14, 2021
The place can I watch the Gossip Woman reboot trailer?
The teaser trailer for the 2021 present dropped on the finish of Could. You’ll be able to watch the teaser on HBO Max’s YouTube Channel. In early June, an extended have a look at the sequence hit the official Twitter web page.
Your endurance shall be rewarded my pricey followers, and that is fairly the prize. Don’t say I’ve by no means performed something for you. XOXO. pic.twitter.com/sjD9sG8Rbp
— Gossip Woman (@gossipgirl) June 10, 2021
The place can I watch Gossip Woman reboot?
The Gossip Woman reboot premieres on July 8 on HBO max. In line with Deadline, HBO has ordered 10 hour-long episodes of the brand new model of GG and new episodes shall be launched on Thursdays. An HBO Max subscription is $14.99 a month for ad-free viewing, or $9.99 a month with commercials. For straightforward viewing in Canada, Crave additionally features a HBO bundle which might be added on to your subscription for $9.99.
XOXO, completely happy watching!