Gossip Girl reveals character names for new cast of HBO Max reboot
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For five years, CW viewers hypothesized about the identity of Gossip Girl.

And with a new generation of Upper East Siders comes a new anonymous blogger for fans to obsess over.

The upcoming HBO Max continuation revealed the character names for Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind and the rest of the cast Friday, sharing some chic production photos to Instagram.

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Each photo of the impeccably styled stars also featured a one-word quality, teasing some insight into their role.

Gevinson, 24, a former fashion blogger and actress with roles in Parenthood and Scream Queens is credited as 'Kate Keller: Ambition.'

Lind, 18, who's starred in such films as Revenge, The Babysitter and Doctor Sleep portrays 'Audrey Hope: Grace.'

Whitney Peak, 17, who has appeared in Molly's Game and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, plays 'Zoya Lott: Perspective.'

Eli Brown, 22, known for Spinning Out and Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists, stars as 'Otto "Obie" Bergmann IV: Privilege.' 

According to Deadline, Lind, Peak and Brown make up the 'leading trio' of the new cast, which will feature a similar dynamic as the original. 

Jordan Alexander, a Canadian pop artist with several albums to her name, plays 'Julien Calloway: Influence.' 


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Savannah Lee Smith, a Hollywood newcomer, makes her breakout role as 'Monet de Haan: Power.' 

Zión Moreno, 28, a Mexican-American actress who recently made her debut in the hacker series Control Z, appears as 'Luna La: Style.'

Evan Mock, 23, a skateboarder, photographer and model who's worked with the likes of Frank Ocean and Travis Scott, stars as 'Akeno “Aki” Menzies: Innocence.' 

Thomas Doherty, 25, a Scottish actor with credits in High Fidelity, Legacies and Descendants 2 and 3, plays 'Max Wolfe: Freedom.'      

Rounding out the cast are Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Johnathan Fernandez, Jason Gotay and Adam Chanler-Berat.

In addition to the new faces, Kristen Bell will return to narrate the series as the voice of the titular blogger. 

Back in November, the new cast returned to a familiar spot, the famous steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where the original show's most popular girls were known to perch.

The reboot takes place eight years after the titular gossip site went dark, as a new crop of Upper East Side private school teens grapple with a new anonymous blogger and a new era of social media.

Production on the 10-episode season began in early November in New York City, and it's expected to premiere on HBO Max in 2021.

The original Gossip Girl starred Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, running for six seasons on the CW, from 2007 to 2012.

Based on the YA books by Cecily von Ziegesar, the franchise has also sparked spin-offs in Acapulco, Thailand and Indonesia, the latter premiering earlier this year and having since been renewed for season two.

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