'Gossip Girl' Part 2: 5 things you need to know about HBO Max teen drama
HBO Max is returning with the second part of 'Gossip Girl' and fans who were left with much to look forward to can rejoice now. The show which was earlier hailed as a reboot of the original CW series was confirmed to be more of a sequel with it being set in the same world and even referencing the previous installations.
'Gossip Girl' is set 8 years after the original and stars a brand new and highly diverse cast for which it was praised. Putting a twist on the original, Gossip Girl this time is run by a few teachers who have had enough as they go about creating drama amongst the students. The HBO Max series debuted its first 6 episodes earlier this year. Read on to know more about the upcoming second part of 'Gossip Girl'.
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When will 'Gossip Girl' Part 2 be released and where to watch it?
'Gossip Girl' Part 2 will premiere on November 25, 2021. You can watch it on HBO Max.
What is 'Gossip Girl' Part 2 about?
The midseason finale of 'Gossip Girl' left viewers with many unanswered questions as it ended with the cliffhanger of Julien and Obie kissing. The new trailer shows the aftermath as Obie who's now with Julien's half-sister Zoya confused about his equation with his ex. Added to the mix is a suggestive photo of Audrey, Max and Aki in bed together. As we see a whirlwind of kisses, hookups and dilemmas, Zoya tells Julien, "we’re not sisters. We're not friends. We're nothing. There's no coming back from this". But it's far from over as towards the end we see the influencer get canceled and war about to begin.
Who stars in the second part of the teen drama series?
Jordan Alexander as Julien Calloway
Jordan Alexander is a Canadian actress. Alexander is also an established singer, songwriter, activist and rising fashionista. She started acting at the age of 12, has even opened a show for Kehlani in 2018, and is steadily on the rise. She is a staunch supporter of the LGBTQA+ community and is currently dating Shane Homan, a model and activist. She plays the new queen at Constance Billiard prep school, Julian Calloway, a social media influencer with a famous father.
The rest of the cast consists of Whitney Peak ('The Chilling Adventures of Sabrine'), Tavi Gevinson ('Neo Yokio'), Eli Brown ('Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists'), Thomas Doherty ('Descendants 3'), Emily Alyn Lind ('The Babysitter: Killer Queen'), Evan Mock, Johnathan Fernandez ('Lethal Weapon'), Adam Chanler-Berat ('NCIS: New Orleans'), Zión Moreno ('Control Z'), Savannah Lee Smith, Jason Gotay ('Love Life'), Todd Almond ('Monsurais Waiting') and Laura Benanti ('Tangled: Before Ever After') as the main cast.
'Gossip Girl' is written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series is executive produced by original series' co-creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, along with Joshua Safran, who was an executive producer on the first series and who also serves as showrunner.
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