Kristen Bell will return as the narrator in the 'Gossip Girl' reboot
Kristen Bell is all set to reprise her role as the narrator for HBO Max's upcoming Gossip Girl reboot, Insider reports.
The 39-year-old actress has signed on to reprise her role as the omniscient narrator in the beloved teen drama's comeback.
Bell was the voice of the show's anonymous blogger in the series’ original run from 2007 to 2012, and so the Gossip Girl's dedicated viewers will be pleased to learn that they will be sticking with tradition.
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"Kristen Bell has always been and will always be the voice of Gossip Girl," the producers of the new series said in a statement on Thursday 7 November.
In July, Warner Media announced that a Gossip Girl spin-off would be added to its streaming site, HBO Max.
The new series will be made by the show’s original creative team, including creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, and writer Joshua Safran. It will take place eight years after the end of the original series which centered around Serena van der Woodsen (played by Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) and Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford) have concluded.
It will introduce a brand new generation of private school teens from New York to the world of Gossip Girl.
"The prestige series will address just how much social media - and the landscape of New York itself - has changed in the intervening years," Safran told The Hollywood Reporter of the reboot.
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Bell is the first actor from the original cast to be confirmed for the reboot. Although Chace Crawford has recently expressed interest in being included the new series.
"No one called me, I was really upset about it," he said in jest on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen. "No, no, I’m teasing. It’s great! I could maybe come back and play a father or something. It’d be nice."
The release date for the upcoming series has yet to be confirmed.