'Gossip Girl' Reboot Full Cast List: Meet Kristen Bell and other stars from HBO Max show
Gossip and glamour will come together once more in the reboot of 'Gossip Girl' coming soon to HBO Max. While most of the creative team behind the reboot including showrunner Joshua Safran worked on the original, the cast of the reboot is full of fresh faces.
So just who are these fresh faces and what are the roles they will play in the reboot? Also considering that the original cast such as Blake Lively and Leighton Meester went on to become such style icons, can we expect to see any of them reprise their original roles in the reboot? While it seems highly unlikely that we will see Lively or Meester make even a special appearance on the reboot, there is one member of the original cast who returns for the reboot and that is Kristen Bell. Kristen Bell who was the voice of 'Gossip Girl' in the original, will return to narrate the reboot as well. Let's now meet the rest of the cast of the all-new 'Gossip Girl'.
Jordan Alexander as Julien Calloway
Jordan Alexander plays the striking influencer Julien Calloway on the 'Gossip Girl' reboot and certainly brings a whole lot of edge to the reboot with her bald and beautiful style. Alexander, who is a Canadian actor and singer prior to landing her role on 'Gossip Girl', is best known for her roles on the TV series 'Unbury the Biscuit', the film 'Please Kill Mr. Know It All', a comedy about an anonymous advice columnist, and the series 'Sacred Lies' in which a teenager holds the secret to who has killed her cult's leader.
Savannah Smith as Monet de Haan
The 'Gossip Girl' reboot is actor Savannah Smith's first-ever booking. A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Savannah plays Monet de Haan, who is one of Jordan's inner circle and seems to have a sense of style perhaps most closely connected to Blair Waldorf's from the original 'Gossip Girl'.
Zion Moreno as Luna La
Zion Moreno who plays Luna La, again one of Jordan's closest friends who isn't ever seen without a makeup brush on hand, is a Mexican American actor who prior to her role on 'Gossip Girl' was best known for her role in 'K-12', a musical horror fantasy film. Moreno who began modeling at 19 before taking the plunge into acting has also been seen in the Netflix series 'Control Z'.
Thomas Doherty as Max Wolfe
Thomas Doherty plays man about town Max Wolfe, who is something of a habitual pleasure seeker. The Scottish actor is perhaps best known for his roles as Sean Matthews on the Disney Channel musical series 'The Lodge' and Harry Hook in the 'Descendants' film franchise.
Emily Alyn Lind as Audrey Hope
Emily Alyn Lind plays Audrey who is a bit of an old soul and who loves timeless elegance ala Audrey Hepburn and Lauren Bacall. Lind is an actor and musician who began her career in show business as a child actor on the show 'Revenge'. She is also known for her role in the medical drama 'Code Black' as well as her roles in some Netflix original films such as 'The Babysitter' and 'The Babysitter: Killer Queen'.
Evan Mock as Akeno “Aki” Menzies
Skater and model Evan Mock plays Aki Menzies, who is in a long-term relationship with Audrey. But it looks like this penthouse prince is not happy with his charmed life. The 'Gossip Girl' reboot is the very first acting role for Mock who was born in Oahu, Hawaii. However, Mock is a well known model and has starred in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Paco Rabanne, Jimmy Choo x Timberland, Superdry, HP and Macy’s, to name a few. Besides his passion for skateboarding, which started at the age of 12, he is also a proficient photographer. Mock recently premiered his solo art shows 'Desole' and 'Sorry in Advance' and shot Justin Bieber’s newest Drew House campaign. Besides all this, he is also a fashion designer, and his very first collection 'Sorry in Advance' sold out on release.
Eli Brown as Otto “Obie” Bergmann
Eli Brown plays Obie, a rich do-gooder. Fans of teen dramas will recognize Brown from his role-playing Dylan Walker on 'Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists'. He is also known for his roles in the film 'Run Hide Fight', which centers around a group of teenagers who have to use their wits to keep themselves alive as shooters take over their school. He also acted in the Jason Statham starrer 'Wrath of Man', a film by Guy Ritchie.
Tavi Gevinson as Kate Keller
Tavi Gevinson plays the mysterious Kate Keller on the 'Gossip Girl' reboot. She seems to be something of a loner on the show. Gevinson is an actor, writer and magazine editor who became famous at just 12 years of age for her fashion blog 'Style Rookie'. By 15 she had started discussing several other topics besides fashion on her blog including pop culture and feminism. With regards to her acting career, Gevinson has acted on shows such as 'Parenthood' and 'The Twilight Zone' and has also been a part of films such as 'Enough Said' and 'Person to Person'.
Whitney Peak as Zoya Lott
Whitney Peak stars as Zoya Lott, the new girl at Constance Billard who only gets one chance to make it to the A-List. Peak, who was born in Uganda, is perhaps known for her role in Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut 'Molly's Game'. She has also been a part of 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' as well as the Apple TV Plus series 'Home Before Dark'.
Kristen Bell as the voice of 'Gossip Girl'
Kristen Bell is the only one from the original cast members, other than the writers and producers who will be returning to reprise her role for the reboot. Bell was the voice of 'Gossip Girl' in the original and it seems that she will play the narrator in the reboot as well. Bell is of course best known for her roles on the hit show 'Veronica Mars' and her performance as Ellie Bishop on 'Heroes'. Besides her voice work on 'Gossip Girl' she is of course known for voicing the role of Princess Anna in the 'Frozen' franchise. She is also known for films such as 'You Again', 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' and 'Bad Moms'.
Who are the other stars?
The reboot will also star Jason Gotay, Johnnathan Fernandez and Adam Chanler Berat.
The showrunner on the 'Gossip Girl' reboot is Joshua Safran who has written the reboot and also serves as an executive producer along with the series original creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The reboot of 'Gossip Girl' premieres on HBO Max on July 8. Catch a sneak peek below.