BBC stops reboot of classic UK pop culture show
The show will be available on BBC One and the BBC iPlayer streamer later this year. Additionally, all six series of the pop culture classic, which ran from 2007 to 2012, will be available on iPlayer.
The new “Gossip Girl” explores how social media – and the New York City landscape itself – has changed over the years. Developed by showrunner Joshua Safran, writer and executive producer of the original series, the new series returns to the Upper East Side of New York City and finds a new generation of New York City private school teens introduced to social surveillance nine years old. after leaving the original blogger’s website. dark.
The series is based on the successful novels by Cecily von Ziegesar and the original show, developed by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
The series stars Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak and Savannah Lee Smith.
Dan McGolpin, Director of BBC iPlayer and Channels said: “The BBC has a wealth of experience in acquiring some of the best content from around the world to complement our original commissions and we are delighted to reconnect with existing fans and present new viewers to the iconic world of ‘Gossip Girl’ on BBC iPlayer. The original series defined an era and we can’t wait for everyone to see the new series with its exciting new generation.
“Gossip Girl” is produced by Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios, and was acquired through the acquisition of BBC Programs. The series is written, produced and developed by Joshua Safran of Random Acts. Executive producers also include Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of Fake Empire, and Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo of Alloy Entertainment. Lis Rowinski of Fake Empire is co-executive producer. Karena Evans is directing two episodes and original costume designer Eric Daman is joining the series.
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