One of the most popular TV series ‘Gossip Girl‘ is ready to hit its streaming platform with its 2021 dated reboot; it is official!
Back in November, it was announced that filming for the upcoming teen drama television series, which is a reboot of the well-known TV series of the same name, started in Vancouver, New York, and Los Angeles. As soon as the good news regarding the production arrived, the fanbase of the series which run 2007 – 2012 started to ask a pressing question: When will be ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot released?
A shortly before, showrunners jumped into their social media accounts and answered the question; according to the official updates, the reboot series, developed by original series’ executive producer Joshua Safran, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, will be available to watch on July 8, 2021!
In addition to the announcement regarding ‘Gossip Girl’ release date, the first official trailer for the series, starring Emily Alyn Lind, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, Jason Gotay, Tavi Gevinson, Thomas Doherty and Adam Chanler-Berat was shared.
According to the official synopsis for the ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot, the series will follow “a new generation of New York private school teens” who are “introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.”
Will there be original cast involvement in the reboot?
It seems the original cast including Blake Lively (as ‘Serena van der Woodsen’), Leighton Meester (as ‘Blair Waldorf’), Penn Badgley (as ‘Dan Humphrey’), Chase Crawford (as ‘Nate Archibald’), and Ed Westwick (as ‘Chuck Bass’), will not involve in the reboot.
However, well-known actor Kristen Bell who was voicing ‘Gossip Girl,’ will return to the reboot version, but this time she will be voice of a social media personality, not a blogger. According to the news obtained by Hollywood Reporter the producers said in a statement concerning Bell’s return:
“Kristen Bell has always been and will always be the voice of Gossip Girl.”
Where will ‘Gossip Girl’ be in 2021?
‘Gossip Girl’ reboot will be airing through streaming platform HBO Max as of the date of July 8, 2021.
See below to view the first trailer of the series.