The first “Gossip Girl” trailer is right here and contains a acquainted voice
Hey, Gossip Girl followers, rumor has it the trailer for the extremely anticipated reboot simply dropped — and, as you would possibly’ve anticipated, it contains a very acquainted voice. That’s proper, the primary Gossip Girl reboot trailer is lastly right here, and consider us after we say they’ve hardly skimped on the glitz, the glamour, and the teasing of salacious secrets and techniques and scandals. And it’s all narrated by none aside from the unique voice of the hit CW teen drama sequence, Kristen Bell.
“Secrets, secrets are no fun… unless they come from Gossip Girl. She’s back and badder than ever,” the trailer description states. “See you on the steps.”
“You’ve gotten so comfortable, thinking you’re in control, of your image, your actions, the narrative, that you forgot one thing: I can see you. And before I’m through, I’ll make sure that you see you, too. XOXO,” Bell narrates as viewers are launched to the brand new Gossip Girl solid, comprised of Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak, and Savannah Lee Smith.
“Kristen Bell has always been and will always be the voice of Gossip Girl,” the present’s producers, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, stated in a press release. According to stories, Bell was in negotiations for months previous to becoming a member of the sequence.
Is that Kristen Bell within the Gossip Girl trailer?????
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The Gen Z Gossip Girl was introduced two summers in the past, with information of Bell reprising her function because the narrator following just some months later.
Developed, govt produced, and written by showrunner Joshua Safran, who was a author and govt producer on the unique sequence, which ran from 2007 to 2012, the reboot picks up 9 years later and can introduce viewers to a slew of latest characters, like Julien Calloway, a teen influencer, performed by Alexander; Audrey Hope performed by Lind, who appeared in Revenge and Code Black; Zoya Lott, the Dan Humphrey of the group, performed by Chilling Adventures of Sabrina‘s Peak; and Otto “Obie” Bergmann IV, a “rich do-gooder and German import,” performed by Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists‘ Brown; amongst others.
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“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 official abstract states. “The prestige series will address just how much social media — and the landscape of New York itself — has changed in the intervening years.”
“It’s just a new look at this particular society in New York, the idea being that society changes constantly,” Safran instructed The Hollywood Reporter. “So how has this world changed, how has social media and its effect changed? All of those things allow us to look at the world 12 years on as opposed to just redoing the story.”
The reboot is sure to boast iconic style moments, too, due to unique costume designer, Eric Daman, rejoining the sequence.
The Gossip Girl reboot debuts on July 8 on HBO Max.