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Netflix Series ‘Bridgerton’ Premieres Soon!

The new Netflix show, Bridgerton, is almost set to premiere! This is the first show produced by ShondaLand productions out of the deal she has for the streaming service. Based on the romance  series by Julia Quinn, it’s being described as Gossip Girl meets Downtown Abbey.

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Tony Award Winning Actress Laura Benanti Joins Gossip Girl Reboot

A new star has joined the cast of the Gossip Girl reboot! Laura Benanti is known for her Tony award winning performance in the 2008 Broadway musical, Gypsy. As of right now, her character doesn’t have any description, but she will be apart of the ensemble cast. The rest of the stars include, Emily Alyn Lind, Johnathon Fernandez, Thomas Doherty, Zion Moreno, Adam Chanler-Beret, Evan Mock, Savannah Smith, Jason Gotay, and rounding out the cast, Jordan Alexander.
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This reboot is a new take on the previous television show, Gossip Girl that premiered on the CW from 2007-2012. The series will show how much social media and New York has changed since the original series. There will be ten episodes and it is being produced by Fake Empire from Alloy Entertainment.
The show will stream on HBO Max, which will continue Benanti relationship with the service, due to her upcoming scripted musical. Homeschool: Class of 2020, that will feature students from all over the United States. During the pandemic she asked students to send her songs that they would have performed in their spring productions. She then shared the videos on her social media platform and now she’s putting it into her new show. It will premiere this coming winter on HBO Max.
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Benanti has appeared in several other shows, including Younger, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, and several other television shows. She’s also appeared in other broadway shows, but her most notable performance is her award winning performance in Gypsy. Now she can add the new Gossip Girl reboot to her resume.
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Attention Upper East Siders! Gossip Girl Is Coming Back!

A new version of Gossip Girl will be premiering on AT&t’s upcoming streaming service.

In April of 2002, Cecily von Zeigesar came out with Gossip Girl. A young adult novel, the story followed a group of Manhattan’s elite teens whose escapades are chronicled on the blog Gossip Girl. The book grew into a series which  ended in 2011 with the publishcation of the last novel.

 

The Gossip Girl collection
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The success of the series is due in huge part to the popular series adaptation starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chase Crawford, Ed Westwick, Penn Badgley and Taylor Momsen.

 

Gossip Girl series

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Created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, the series adaptation of the same name ran on The CW network for six seasons. Unfortunately, the last two season didn’t do well enough in terms of viewership and the show was cancelled following the release of the final season on December 17th 2012.

 

 

Thanks to the ever-changing nature of the internet in general and social media in particular, the show has received new relevance, so much so that HBO Max subscribers will be treated with a new version of Gossip Girl. Taking place eight years after the original series, the story “will follow a new generation of will follow a new generation of New York private school teens who rely on a new Gossip Girl blog”.

So turns out it’ll be an be an extension of the original show!

 

Joshua Safran
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Joshua Safran, creator of the ABC drama thriller series Quantico and executive producer and showrunner for the Netflix musical television series Mixtape, is set to executive produce and write the show. Other executive producers include Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Leslie Morgenstein, and Gina Girolamo.

 

Lis Rowinski
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Lis Rowinski will serve as co-executive producer, who produced Marvel’s Runaways.

No information on casting or the release date have been announced thus far.

 

 

The subscription service is slated for a beta launch in the fall and is expected to launch in full in 2020. Details about the upcoming streaming service are under wraps, but Indie Wire tells us that “industry chatter says the subscription service could launch at a price point of $16-$17 per month and bundle HBO, Cinemax, and include a library of Warner Bros. films and shows.”

Can you wait for this new show?

 

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Gossip Girl

 

 

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