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The lowdown on the Gossip Girl reboot

Gossip Girl: Upper East Siders, it has come to this Gossip Girl’s attention that some new faces are joining the reboot on HBO Max. Here is the lowdown on the upcoming series – XOXO. Gossip Girl.

  • The former CW series is slated to have 10 new episodes.
  • The series will air on HBO Max in May.
  • The setting will be the same: The Constance Billard School for Girls.
  • The series will talk about the original characters even if they don’t appear. Fans will get updates on what they have been up to.
  • Kristen Bell is returning as the narrator.

The leads are:

Emily Alyn Lind

Emily Alyn Lind in Code Black (2015). Photo: CBS.

She was Snakebite Andi in Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, Ariel in Code Black, Melanie in the Netflix’s horror movie The Babysitter and Amanda Clarke in Revenge. She is 18 and has been acting since the age of six. Her first role was Young Lily in 2008’s The Secret Life of Bees.

Johnathan Fernandez

Clayne Crawford, Kevin Rahm, Kristoffer Polaha, and Johnathan Fernandez in Lethal Weapon (2016). Photo: Fox Network

A veteran actor and comedian, Johnathan has been in the business for 20 years. Some of his credits include the television series Younger, Frohnson & Frohnson, Bull and Lethal Weapon where he played Bernard Scorsese.

Eli Brown

He is relatively new as well. He was Dave in the Netflix series Spinning Out and Dylan Walker in Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.

Whitney Peak

She is also relatively new to Hollywood. She starred as Judith in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and had a small role in iZombie as a student. Her mother is African and her father is Canadian. She also appeared in the film Molly’s Game as Stella.

Jason Gotay

His movie and TV resume is pretty thin with TV movie Peter Pan Live! being his only big name credit. He was a part of Broadway’s Bring It On and Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark though.

Top Photo: Michelle TrachtenbergPenn BadgleyLeighton MeesterChace Crawford, and Ed Westwick in Gossip Girl. Courtesy: The CW Network.

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