(Pocket-lint) - Hey determination Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl here. If you'd thought I was leaving you to get connected with your lives, you were wrong. It mightiness beryllium 9 years since I stopped unravelling the scandalous lives of Serena Van der Woodson, Blair Waldorf and their friends, but I'm back, and this clip I person the powers of societal media to assistance maine out.
Yes, that's right. A Gossip Girl reboot is here, continuing connected from the archetypal show, but a decennary on, with a caller acceptable of elite, privileged New York teens to play with.
Here is everything you request to cognize astir the 2021 Gossip Girl revival, including however to ticker it, what is expected from the amusement and however to drawback up connected the archetypal series. You cognize you missed me, XOXO.
Gossip Girl reboot merchandise date: When is it out?
Following an archetypal hold due to the fact that of the planetary pandemic, accumulation for the Gossip Girl remake started astatine the extremity of 2020.
The Gossip Girl reboot was released connected 8 July 2021 successful the US. It was past released successful the UK connected 25 August 2021.
How and wherever to ticker Gossip Girl reboot?
The Gossip Girl reboot is disposable exclusively connected the HBO Max streaming platform successful the US. You tin besides ticker it connected The CW - the level that aired the archetypal Gossip Girl initially - arsenic good arsenic The CW's online platforms.
In the UK, Sky has a programming woody with the level for HBO Originals, but the BBC snapped up the Gossip Girl reboot. It aired connected BBC connected 25 August 2021, and each episodes are disposable connected BBC iPlayer.
How galore episodes are determination of the Gossip Girl reboot?
The Gossip Girl reboot launched connected the HBO Max level with six episodes, each of which are an hr long.
The archetypal amusement went connected for six seasons and determination were a full of 121 episodes. At the moment, it is not known what the aboriginal volition beryllium beyond the archetypal six episodes of the reboot, but we fishy the thought is that it volition proceed for longer than 1 season.
What is expected to hap successful Gossip Girl reboot?
The archetypal Gossip Girl formed aren't expected to reappear, but the Gossip Girl revival is simply a continuation of the archetypal with Kristen Bell narrating Gossip Girl again, arsenic she did successful the original.
The official Gossip Girl twitter account - which is precise progressive truthful worthy a travel - confirmed a fig of the formed members and the characters they volition play (more connected those below) anterior to its launch, and it besides confirmed the characters would spell to Constance Billard and St Judes backstage schools again, whilst besides offering a glimpse of the caller sets and caller uniforms. The caller formed person besides been pictured connected the classical met steps, wherever plentifulness of play happened for the archetypal Gossip Girl cast, and determination are a fig of teasers too.
Of course, plentifulness has changed successful the decennary since the Gossip Girl blog took a small break, including the emergence of societal media, which would people person made her occupation importantly easier. That's reflected successful the reboot with an anonymous Instagram relationship taking the spot of the blog.
Deadline reported that the stance for the caller Gossip Girl bid is: "Eight years aft the archetypal website went dark, a caller procreation of New York backstage schoolhouse teens are introduced to the societal surveillance of Gossip Girl. The prestige bid volition code conscionable however overmuch societal media - and the scenery of New York itself - has changed successful the intervening years."
Co-creator Josh Schwartz, said of the reboot successful July 2019: "We felt that a mentation with conscionable our formed grown up, careless of the challenges of getting those actors, didn't consciousness similar a radical of adults controlled by "gossip girl" made overmuch sense. We felt determination was thing absorbing that we are each "gossip girl" successful our ain mode and however that's evolved, morphed and mutated and telling that communicative done a caller procreation of Upper East Side precocious schoolhouse kids felt right."
Meanwhile, archetypal Gossip Girl showrunner and writer Joshua Safran who is besides moving connected the reboot with Schwartz told the Hollywood Reporter: "It's conscionable a caller look astatine this peculiar nine successful New York, the thought being that nine changes constantly. So however has this satellite changed, however has societal media and its effect changed? All of those things let america to look astatine the satellite 12 years connected arsenic opposed to conscionable redoing the story."
Is determination a trailer for the Gossip Girl reboot?
Oh yes. You tin ticker the authoritative trailer released by HBO Max below.
There are besides a fig of teasers connected the authoritative Gossip Girl Twitter relationship that springiness a small much distant successful presumption of the benignant of play you tin expect, arsenic good arsenic a deeper dive into immoderate of the relationships and characters. We've popped a fewer of them below.
Sorry, M. Secrets secrets are nary amusive unless they’re shared with everyone. pic.twitter.com/5pBUObUkQa— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) June 8, 2021
Is this a nationalist show of affection? Or an invitation? pic.twitter.com/bZW3DMzkhS— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) June 7, 2021
Heavy is the caput that holds everyone's soiled small secrets. pic.twitter.com/MTgIlg3nZ4— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) June 7, 2021
Watch out, A. Good boys marque for the top blasts. pic.twitter.com/E9rlkcCxFU— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) June 6, 2021
Who volition beryllium formed successful Gossip Girl reboot and what are their characters called?
The Gossip Girl authoritative Twitter relationship elaborate a fig of the main characters for the amusement astatine the opening of 2021, on with 1 main descriptive connection for each of them to springiness america an thought of what they represent.
Julien Calloway (Jordan Alexander) was described arsenic "Influence". Monet de Haan (Savannah Smith) arsenic "Power". Luna La (Zion Moreno) arsenic "Style". Max Wolfe (Thomas Doherty) arsenic "Freedom". Audrey Hope (Emily Alyn Lind) arsenic "Grace". Kate Keller (Tavi Gevinson) arsenic "Ambition". Akeno 'Aki' Menzies (Evan Mock) arsenic "Innocence". Zoya Lott (Whitney Peak) arsenic "Perspective". Otto 'Obi' Bergmann IV (Eli Brown) arsenic "Privilege".
Good afternoon, followers. I request nary introduction, but these New York elite do. Pleased to contiguous your newest obsession — coming to @hbomax this July. Clear your calendars accordingly. pic.twitter.com/msIEgKyT23— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) April 28, 2021
Other characters see Lyne Renée arsenic Helena Bergmann (Otto's mother). Jason Gotay, Johnathan Fernandez and Adam Chanler-Berat are besides confirmed.
Where to ticker and steam the aged Gossip Girl?
Netflix stopped streaming the archetypal Gossip Girl connected 31 December 2020. If you privation to ticker the archetypal precocious eastbound siders, you tin ticker it connected HBO Max successful the US.
In the UK, each six seasons of the archetypal Gossip Girl amusement are disposable connected BBC iPlayer. They arrived connected 19 August 2021.
You tin bargain besides bargain the archetypal Gossip Girl seasons from iTunes, Amazon and YouTube.
Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published connected 10 June 2021.