The reboot of ‘Gossip Girl’ preparing HBO Max is one of the most anticipated series this year, or at the least it was.
As reported by Kevin Reilly, director of the content of the producer, it will not be possible to see the reboot this year, having moved its release date to 2021.
“They had not even started production yet, they were in pre-production and ready to shoot,” said the executive in an interview for Vulture, making it clear that they intend to shoot as soon as it is safe, with the end of summer being a possible date for this, already being released next year.
This new version of ‘Gossip Girl’, written by Joshua Safran and based on the book by Cecily von Ziegesar, will introduce us to a new generation of teenagers from private schools in New York, who will once again be victims of Gossip Girl social surveillance, addressing how many social networks have changed, and New York itself, in recent years.
As for the cast, the following names have been confirmed so far: Emily Alyn Lind, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, Jason Gotay, Tavi Gevinson, Thomas Doherty, Adam Chanler-Berat and Zion Moreno.
Additionallyoriginal series narrator Kristen Bell returns as the voice of this Gossip Queen in this reinvention of the pop culture phenomenon that made actors and actresses such as Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford and Ed famous. Westwick.
This new ‘Gossip Girl’ will consist of 10 episodes and has been created by Joshua Safran, Josh Schwartz, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros TV and CBS Television Studios.
In fact: Other projects on HBO Max that have been delayed by the pandemic include the Gathering of Friends Special that was originally planned to debut at launch, and The Flight Attendant starring Kaley Cuoco.
The new Gossip Girl series takes place eight years after the original show’s conclusion and will follow a new cast of teens from private schools in New York.
Emily Alyn Lind (Doctor Sleep), Whitney Peak (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Johnathan Fernandez (Lethal Weapon), Eli Brown (Pretty Little Liars:
The Perfectionists) and Jason Gotay (Evita’s rebirth in downtown New York City ) will join Kristen Bell, who returns to narrate the new series.