The Next Serena Van Der Woodsen? Meet Emily Alyn Lind of the ‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot

by Jeremy Spirogis
Emily Alyn Lind on the red carpet

Gossip Girl was one of the vital buzzworthy TV dramas of the previous a number of many years, and although it has been off the air since 2012, followers nonetheless keep in mind it fondly.

The present was filled with thriller, drama, romance, and stars – it’s infamous for having launched the careers of superstars like Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Leighton Meester, and Chace Crawford.

Recently, followers of the present got some thrilling information when it was introduced that HBO Max can be debuting a model new present, specializing in the society created within the unique Gossip Girl.

While particulars are nonetheless scarce, just a few of the reboot’s stars have been introduced. 

What is the ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot about?

Emily Alyn Lind on the red carpet
Emily Alyn Lind | Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

The Gossip Girl reboot is untitled, identified merely as Gossip Girl 2.0 thus far, and plot particulars haven’t been absolutely revealed. However, HBO has introduced that the primary season of the present will embrace ten hour-long episodes and that the present can be out there solely on HBO’s streaming service, HBO Max, which is about to launch in May.

The announcement additionally included an intriguing abstract: “Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.” 

A screenwriter for the collection revealed that the present will dive deep into the altering panorama of social media and the impact that it has on society. Right now, the collection has not been given a premiere date, so followers are considerably at nighttime. Original collection star Kristen Bell can be returning to relate the collection, and a roster of promising younger stars are within the highlight. 

Who is Emily Alyn Lind?

One of the celebrities of the Gossip Girl reboot is Emily Alyn Lind. The younger actress can be taking part in a personality named Audrey, and in publicity stills for the present, her character seems remarkably much like Serena van der Woodsen, the character made well-known by Blake Lively within the unique Gossip Girl.

The character of Audrey may very well be simply as problematic as the enduring Serena for the reason that description of her character reveals that Audrey “has been in a long term relationship and is beginning to wonder what more could be out there.”

Lind is not any stranger to the world of tv appearing. She is the daughter of actress Barbara Alyn Woods, who appeared within the massively standard tv collection One Tree Hill, and has been professionally appearing since 2008.

A couple of of her movie credit embrace The Secret Life of Bees, Enter the Void, J. Edgar, and Movie 43. Lind has labored on some TV reveals as nicely, together with Days of Our Lives and All My Children. Still, her position within the highly-anticipated Gossip Girl reboot guarantees to be her greatest but. 

Will COVID-19 delay the premiere of the ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot?

Fans are excited in regards to the brand-new collection, and may’t wait to search out out whether or not or not some other unique solid members would possibly make cameo appearances. Still, in latest days, a worry that the collection may be delayed has began to emerge. In mild of the COVID-19 pandemic, many motion pictures and TV reveals are experiencing hiccups, with many film releases delayed indefinitely.

Although the precise launch date remains to be unknown, some followers have assumed that it’s going to launch when HBO Max does in May. Still, there’s a very actual risk that the reboot might get pushed again to the autumn, relying on how the virus progresses within the United States over the subsequent few weeks. Fans will simply have to attend and see – and speculate in regards to the plot within the meantime.

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