The first official trailer for the upcoming Gossip Girl reboot has finally dropped and well, you know you’ll love it.
Yep, the long-awaited revival is almost here, and it’s already clear the iconic show has been given a 2020 twist.
In a development that makes up feel very old, the new iteration of the titular Gossip Girl is an Instagram page, rather than its own website.
As revealed in the trailer, Gossip Girl had remained dormant since the events of the original series, but it seems a new Dan Humphrey has taken the reins.
“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 reboot’s official logline reads.
“The prestige series will address just how much social media — and the landscape of New York itself — has changed in the intervening years.”
The trailer shows that drama is set to ensure when the queen bees of the Upper East Side welcome a new student into their friend group, who ends up cozying up to one of the girl’s boyfriends.
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Of course, it doesn’t help that Gossip Girl has also reemerged to spill all the tea on the privileged teens’ antics.
While original cast members Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick are not set to reprise their roles, the OG Gossip Girl narrator Kristin Bell will be.
This version of Gossip Girl stars the likes of Emily Alyn Lind as Audrey Hope, Eli Brown as Otto Bergmann IV, Whitney Peak as Zoya Lott, Thomas Doherty as Max Wolfe, Jordan Alexander as Julien Calloway, Evan Mock as Aki Menzies, Zión Moreno as Luna La, Savannah Lee Smith as Monet de Haan and Tavi Gevinson as Kate Keller.
Set to air on HBO Max in the US, we Aussies fortunately don’t have to miss out, as Binge will be streaming episodes as they drop from Thursday, July 8th.
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