The official Twitter handle of “Gossip Girl” announced that the reboot of the drama is set to premiere on HBO Max in July. The tweet reads: “Good afternoon, followers. I need no introduction, but these New York elite do. Pleased to present your newest obsession — coming to @hbomax this July. Clear your calendars accordingly.”
The original series, based on the novel series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar, was developed for television by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, The show aired on The CW network for six seasons from 2007-2012. ‘Gossip Girl’ also launched the careers of actors Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, and Ed Westwick.
The new cast includes Whitney Peak (from Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’) who will play Zoya, who has been described as similar to Dan Humphrey (Badgley) from the original series. Emily Alyn Lind (from ‘The Shining’s’ sequel) will portray Audrey, who dates Aki, played by Evan Mock. Audrey’s best friend is Julien, played by ‘Sacred Lies’ star Jordan Alexander.
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