Here are our pop culture picks for July 5-11, including the best deals we could find for each.
On the primetime soap “Gossip Girl,” Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford played two very different teen characters: Badgley’s Dan Humphrey was a member of the Brooklyn literati, while Crawford’s Nate Archibald inhabited Manhattan’s social whirl. Now, their grown-up roles subvert those images: Badgley plays a bookseller — and snobbish serial murderer — on Netflix’s “You,” […]
"They hadn’t even started production yet," HBO Max Chief Content Officer Kevin Reilly said recently of the anticipated reboot's status when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down Hollywood
Kristen Bell has signed on to the HBO Max reboot of "Gossip Girl," Variety has confirmed. Bell will again take on the role of the narrator, which she did throughout the run of the original series. The new series was announced in July with a straight-to-series order. It is set eight years after the original show’s […]
While the creators of "Gossip Girl" are tied to the project, the new release will feature a brand-new cast, and fans are not happy.
A new “Gossip Girl” is coming to HBO Max, with the upcoming streaming service handing out a straight-to-series order.Josh Schwartz, who developed The CW series, and Stephanie Savage are both returning as executive producers, along with Joshua Safran, who will write the script. “Gossip Girl” was based on the book series by Cecily von Ziegesar.The sequel, which will be 10 episodes, will take place eight years after the events of original series, which starred Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick. The new “Gossip Girl” will be a completely new story set in the same world.Also Read: WarnerMedia Names New Streaming Service HBO Max, Nabs Exclusive Rights for 'Friends'Here is the description from HBO Max: 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 prestige series will address just how much social media — and the landscape of New York itself — has changed in the intervening years.“Gossip Girl” aired for six seasons between 2007 and 2012 and was one of the first original series for The CW.Like the original show, the sequel is from Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo of Alloy Entertainment will serve as executive producers, with Lis Rowinski of Fake Empire as co-executive producer.HBO Max will launch in the spring of 2020.Read original story ‘Gossip Girl’ Sequel From Original Creators Set at HBO Max At TheWrap
Deadline reported today that Linton has written, directed and produced her first feature film, "Me, You, Madness," in which she'll star alongside "Gossip Girl" star Ed Westwick.
The “Stay (I Missed You)” singer-songwriter has earned a whole new generation of fans with her growing collection of clever, catchy children's music.
Jennifer Lawrence auditioned for the role of Serena van der Woodsen in the “Gossip Girl,” series co-creator Josh Schwartz says. The mastermind behind both “Gossip Girl” and “The O.C.” told Vulture: “We did not realize this at the time, but Jennifer Lawrence really wanted to play Serena and auditioned. Schwartz said he can’t remember whether he watched the tape or not, and of course, the role of the preppy it girl went to Blake Lively.
Summertime and the livin’ is easy — especially if you have a DVR, a remote, and some sun-free spare time. If a staycation is on your to-do list this summer, why not live vicariously through your favorite TV characters’ vacation plans with a look back at some of our favorite small-screen getaways? We’ve also listed why each episode is a summer vacation standout. Who needs a travel agent when you have us?
Rumer Willis was surprised to hear earlier this week that she originally was pitched to play Serena van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl. The CW’s casting director, David Rapaport, told BuzzFeed this week that the network recommended Willis to play the New York socialite on the hit series, but the role ultimately went to Blake Lively. “You know, it was actually totally news to me,” Willis said about the revelation. I was so young and it was, like, one of the first things I’d ever auditioned for." Bruce Willis and Demi Moore’s oldest daughter added, "My sisters and I were huge fans of the books — huge, huge fans — so I remember we were just so excited when they said they were doing a TV show." All is well that ends well, though.