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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