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Gossip Girl is Being Rebooted for a New Generation and Will be Set Eight Years After the Original

Gossip Girl is Being Rebooted for a New Generation and Will be Set Eight Years After the Original

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The 10 one-hour episodes have been ordered for HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from WarnerMedia. Details on the cast and release date have yet to be announced. The original series starring Blake Lively, about a gang of spoilt New York teens, was shown between 2007-12 and developed a cult following. The series also kick-started the careers of Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley and British actor Ed Westwick. Episodes were narrated by Kristen Bell who went on to star in Frozen and hit comedy The Good Place.

What else is being rebooted and rebranded?

The Twilight Zone – US channel CBS All Access is updating the series with Get Out and Us director Jordan Peele as its host. It was first broadcast 60 years ago with creator and host Rod Serling.

Beverly Hills, 90210 – Original cast members Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling will all return with the premise being one of the cast members suggesting they reboot the original series. Apparently all will play “heightened versions of themselves”.