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Laura Benanti Joins ‘Gossip Girl’ Cast On HBO Max

Laura Benanti Joins ‘Gossip Girl’ Cast On HBO Max

Exclusive: Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti is joining the ensemble cast of HBO Max’s upcoming Gossip Girl sequel series.

No word yet on character details, but the actress joins Gossip Girl cast Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, Jordan Alexander, Savannah Smith, Evan Mock, Jason Gotay, Thomas Doherty, Adam Chanler-Berat, Savannah Smith and Zion Moreno.

The new Gossip Girl – a sequel to the CW’s 2007-2012 series – is written by Joshua Safran, based on the book by Cecily von Ziegesar. The upcoming series features a new generation of New York private school teens introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. The series will address just how much social media and New York itself has changed in the intervening years.

The ten-episode series is from Safran, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage’s Fake Empire, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros TV and CBS Television Studios.

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