The new version of the hit series “Gossip Girl” (2007) has just won its first trailer. Produced by HBO, the preview of the “reboot” has as soundtrack the song “Super Rich Kids”, by singer Frank Ocean, 33.
The video reveals more about the new characters and explains how sex, secrets and Instagram gossip will continue the series that ended nine years ago. The new version of the drama will be starring black actresses.
In the trailer, actress Jordan Alexander will be the new “queen bee”, as well as the character Blair Waldorf, and befriends a newcomer student played by actress Whitney Peak, 18. Actress Kristen Bell, 40, returns to the series as narrator .
Scheduled for its premiere on July 8, on HBO Max, the story takes place eight years after the Gossip Girl website, called A Garota do Blog in the Brazilian version, was taken off the air. Now, students at private schools in New York will see a blog version on social media.
The plot will show the changes in social media and the city since the last generation of “Gossip Girl”. The cast includes names such as Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno and Savannah Lee Smith.