“Gossip Girl” is getting a reboot thanks to HBO Max, and most fans of the original series are excited. The series is set to be released in 2021 with 10 hour long episodes.
“Gossip Girl” will be voiced by Kristen Bell, the only original cast member confirmed for the reboot. The series will follow a new group of Upper East Side teens, recently introduced to us by the show’s official Instagram account.
1. Jordan Alexander as Julien Calloway
- Age: 27
- Appeared in TV series “Sacred Lies” and “Unbury the Biscuit”
- Her comment on Instagram on joining the show: “Words? None.“
2. Whitney Peak as Monet de Haan
- Age: 17
- Appeared in Netflix series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and had small roles in the Academy Award–nominated film “Molly’s Game” and the CW’s “iZombie”.
- When asked about her joining the show, Peak said, “It’s definitely going to be interesting and I don’t think it’s going to take away at all from the original show in all its glory. It’s just going to be the same sort of world, eight years later.“
3. Zión Moreno as Luna La
- Age: 28
- Appeared on TNT’s “Claws”
- Her comment on Instagram on joining the show: “xoxo????“
4. Thomas Doherty as Max Wolfe
- Age: 25
- Starred in Disney’s “Descendants”, and appeared in HBO’s “Catherine the Great” and Hulu’s “High Fidelity”
- His comment on Instagram on joining the show: “xoxo“
5. Emily Alyn Lind as Audrey Hope
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- Age: 18
- Appeared in the ABC series “Revenge” and the CBS medical drama “Code Black”. Has also been in “Days of Our Lives”, “All My Children”, “Criminal Minds”, “Hawaii Five-0”, “The Secret Life of Bees”, “The Babysitter”, and more.
- When asked what she thought of the show, Lind said, “[The creators] just have a way with creating characters that you want to watch, that you’re interested in and I’m excited to see what they do with this one.“
- When asked about her character, Lind commented, “Let me just say I’m already in love with her and I’m really excited for everyone to meet her.“
6. Tavi Gevinson as Kate Keller
- Age: 24
- Appeared in “Scream Queens” and CBS’s reboot of “The Twilight Zone”
7. Eli Brown as Otto “Obie” Bergmann
- Age: 21
- Starred in “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists”
- His comment on joining the show: “We’re recreating something that was so adored by so many people. It’s going to be fun.“
8. Evan Mock as Akeno “Aki” Menzies
- Age: 24
- High-profile skateboarder and model for brands including Calvin Klein, Saint Laurent, and Superdry.
9. Savannah Smith as Zoya Lott
- Currently studying acting at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
- Her comment on Instagram on joining the show: “Xoxo“
“Gossip Girl” has promised not to leave us hanging, but all they have done is invoked more questions, especially about these new characters. There really is only one way to find out more; watch the show when its out.