Good morning, Upper East Siders, we come temperament bad news: a Gossip Girl reboot has been pushed back.
The insanely renouned teen play formed on a book array by Cecily von Ziegesar was scheduled to entrance this year on HBO’s streaming service, HBO Max.
Sadly, due to a pandemic, a long-awaited uncover has been pushed behind to at least summer 2021 amidst a tellurian prolongation shutdown that has behind filming. Speaking to Vulture, HBO Max arch calm officer Kevin Reilly explained that prolongation hasn’t even started yet, saying: “they were in pre-production and prepared to roll”.
The news of a teen-drama’s reconstruction was reliable final summer, and a expel had been revealed, too. The reboot will star Emily Alyn Lind, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez and Jason Gotay. It’s also been reliable that Kristen Bell has will lapse as a voice of Gossip Girl.
While a accurate sum of a uncover and central impression descriptions are still underneath wraps, a new array is pronounced to have a identical impression energetic to a original, with a heading contingent played by Peak, Brown and Lind. Here’s your accessible beam to a new cast:
Emily Alyn Lind
17-year-old Emily Alyn Lind – famous for her purpose as Amanda on ABC’s Revenge, in 2019’s Stephen King fear Doctor Sleep, and Netflix’s The Babysitter – will play a impression named Audrey who ‘has been in a prolonged tenure attribute and is commencement to consternation what some-more could be out there’, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
We don’t know most about Whitney Peak’s role, though Deadline suggests she could be a Serena to Emily Alyn Lind’s Blair, or clamp versa. You competence recognize her as Judith Blackwood from Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
19-year-old Eli Brown is famous for starring as Dylan Walker in a Freeform series, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.
Johnathan Fernandez is an actor and comedian, famous for his purpose on Lethal Weapon.
Jason Gotay is famous for his roles on Broadway, and describes himself on Instagram as a “Actor/Singer/Teacher/Peanut Butter enthusiast”.
HBO have also suggested this chronicle will uncover “just how most amicable media and a landscape of New York itself has altered in a inserted years”.
The strange show’s executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will be entrance back, with Gossip Girl consultant Joshua Safran on house as a categorical writer.
Chace Crawford, who played a really unreal Nate Archibald, has hinted during a probable cameo. “The reboot competence come in a form of new characters. we would positively cameo. I’d have to,” he told Digital Spy before news of a reboot was confirmed. “I’m open to anything”. Yaaas!
Meanwhile Leighton Meester, who starred as Blair, toyed with a thought of her character’s return. “I always contend a same; we never contend never, so we don’t know,” she told E! News.
The show’s reboot will underline 10 hour-long episodes (heaven!) and will be set 8 years after a strange show.
So, for all we revolutionary fans out there anticipating your favourite expel members make an appearance, take Blair Waldorf’s recommendation and “have a small faith, and if that doesn’t work, have a lot of mimosas.”