Gossip Girl : Kristen Bell back in the reboot !
Seven years after the end of Gossip Girl, a reboot of the flagship series is in preparation ! For the moment, the cast has not been released yet and we don’t know if Leighton Meester, Blake Lively, Chace Crawford or Ed Westick will make an appearance in the show. On the other hand, one comes to learn that Kristen Bell will be back!!
In 2020, the universe of Gossip Girl will be back with a reboot centered on “
a new generation of adolescents from secondary schools private New York” : “ The series wants to show the extent to which social networks and the landscape of new york have changed over the years, “said Joshua Safran, writer and showrunner of this “ extension“. The idea is not to find Chuck, Blair, Serena, Dan, Nate and the others, but follow new characters. “Kristen Bell will always be the voice of Gossip Girl”
The show is created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, creators of Gossip Girl, and available on HBO Max, the new streaming platform, which will be launched in may 2020. So, we can start to get an idea of the result, but for the moment, the casting is still a big question mark. It is surely still too early to choose the actors or the announce.
However, it is not too early to reveal that… Kristen Bell is returning to his role of narrator in the reboot. If you had forgotten, the actress of
The Good Place embodied the voice of Gossip Girl in the series that aired on the CW between 2007 and 2012 : “ Kristen Bell has always been and always will be the voice of Gossip Girl, “declare Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and Joshua Safran. Xoxo ! The actors original back ?
The big question now is : Leighton Meester, Blake Lively, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford or Penn Badgley will they make an appearance in the reboot ? This is not impossible if one believes the creator : “
We have contacted them to tell them what was going on and that we would love to do the part if they wish (…) They have played these characters for six years, and if this is enough, we want to respect their choice. But of course it would be great to see them again“, he confided to TV Line. The interpreter of Nate, him, is starting !