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Meet the Cast of Gossip Girl's Reboot & Everything Else We Know

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Lacey Kaelani

Lacey Kaelani

·6 min read

Hello Upper East Siders! One of the most influential TV shows of the early 2010s is making a comeback. That’s right - Gossip Girl is getting a reboot on WarnerMedia’s streaming service, HBO Max. There have been rumors of a Gossip Girl reboot since 2019 that have now been confirmed - with a cast list. Here it is:

Emily Alyn Lind Lind, playing the role of Audrey, is best known for her work as the young Amanda Clarke in Revenge, Ariel in Code Black, and recently played Snakebite Andi in Doctor Sleep.

Whitney Peak Peak is known for her roles as Judith in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Stella in Molly's Game, and upcoming role as Alpha Jessica in Home Before Dark.

Eli Brown Brown, who played as Dylan Walker in Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists and Dave in Spinning Out, is no stranger to dramatic teen television shows.

Johnathan Fernandez Fernandez previously starred as Bernard Scorsese in Lethal Weapon, Hans in Younger, and Woods in Catching Up.

Jason Gotay As a Broadway actor, Gotay is best known for starring as Randall in Bring it On: The Musical and Peter Parker in certain performances of Spider-Man Turn off the Dark.

ZiĂłn Moreno Gossip Girl will be Moreno's television debut, but has previously played as Fleur in K-12.

Thomas Doherty Doherty is used to the trying times of high school as he's played Harry Hook in the Descendants film series and Sebastian in Legacies.

Adam Chanler-Berat Chanler-Berat is known for his roles as Viggo in Delivery Man and Ben Farrel on It Could Be Worse.

Tavi Gevinson Gevinson, known best for being the founder and editor-in-chief of Rookie, has played as Feather McCarthy in Scream Queens and Wendy in Person to Person.

Kristen Bell Bell, best known for her roles as Veronica Mars, Eleanor in The Good Place, and Anna in Frozen, will be reprising her role as the narrator following the lives of the New York City's elite.

The reboot will follow the same premise as the original but with a modern twist. The Deadline reveals “Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. The prestige series will address just how much social media—and the landscape of New York itself—has changed in the intervening years." Beyond these clues, here is everything we know so far about the reboot.

The original creators of Gossip Girl are in charge of writing the new reboot. Original creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are the executive producers of this new generation of Gossip Girl.

The reboot of Gossip Girl will get 10 episodes. As Deadline revealed - the show dive into modern-day issues with social media and online security as it affects the lives of teenagers going through high school.

Diversity and inclusivity. Executive producer and writer, Josh Schwartz, confirmed to Vulture Festival that the reboot of the show will have “plenty” of LGBTQ+ representation, along with more diverse leads. The show will explore how the digital world we live in today effects the lives of young people and the narratives underrepresented groups.

Ongoing casting process. Although the focus of the show is on a new generation of Upper East Side teenagers, many fans are hopeful the original cast will make an appearance in the new reboot.

There’s no denying the success and influence Gossip Girl had on pop culture. Will this reboot be able to do it again?