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XOXO: Time to Meet the Cast of the Upcoming ‘Gossip Girl’ Series

“That’s one secret I’ll never tell. You know you love me. XOXO Gossip Girl.”

Get ready to hear those words once again this summer, as HBO Max has announced that its reboot of Gossip Girl will premiere this July. 

The characters’ names have finally been revealed.

To kick off 2021, the official Gossip Girl Instagram account posted a photo of each of the new main characters — along with one word to describe their personalities and what they represent. Shall we get into it? Get ready to meet….

Whitney Peak

Portrays: Zoya Lott

Age: 18

Instagram: @whitneypeak

Fun Fact: Heads up, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina fans…you’ll probably recognize Whitney from her role as Judith Blackwood. 🤩

Tavi Gevinson

Portrays: Kate Keller

Age: 25

Instagram: @tavitulle

Fun Fact: If you ever wanted to attend New York Fashion Week as a teen, you’re almost certainly familiar with Tavi’s work. Along with roles on Broadway, she became a staple in the fashion world because she founded her own magazine. How cool is that?

Thomas Doherty

Gossip Girl Character: Max Wolfe

Age: 26

Instagram: @thomasdoherty

Fun Fact: Does this handsome fella look familiar to you? Well, given how he’s been in hits like the Descendants films, High Fidelity, and The Great, he’s definitely a star you’ve seen before.

Jordan Alexander

Gossip Girl Character: Julien Calloway 

Instagram: @thejordanalexander

Fun Fact: It turns out that Jordan has a great relationship with Netflix too: Her song “Hearts on Fire” was actually featured in a trailer for the show Anne With an E!

Emily Alyn Lind

Gossip Girl Character: Audrey Hope

Age: 18

Instagram: @emilylind

Fun Fact: One Tree Hill fans might be surprised by this little nugget of info: Emily’s mother is none other than Deb Scott herself, Barbara Alyn Woods!

Zión Moreno

Gossip Girl Character: Luna La

Age: 28

Instagram: @zion.moreno

Fun Fact: Aside from starring in Netflix’s series Control Z, she also starred alongside a rather surprising star in the move K-12: singer Melanie Martinez.

Savannah Smith

Gossip Girl Character: Monet de Haan 

Instagram: @ssavannahsmithh

Fun Fact: Um, Gossip Girl is her first-ever TV role—say what? But aside from her new television career, Savannah is also a proud musician and songwriter on the side. The talent!!

Evan Mock

Gossip Girl Character: Akeno “Aki” Menzies

Age: 23

Instagram: @evanmock

Fun Fact: Before getting into acting, Evan was an accomplished fashion model! He’s starred in campaigns for Aldo and Paco Rabanne, and he’s even collaborated with Frank Ocean and Justin Bieber.

Eli Brown

Gossip Girl Character: Otto “Obie” Bergmann IV

Age: 21

Instagram: @elibrown.jpeg

Fun Fact: This ain’t Eli’s first rodeo starring in a spin-off of a popular teen drama…Back in 2019, he starred as Dylan Walker in Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.


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