I am on my Gossip Girl shit and will be for awhile. I make no apologies for it. I love both the original and the reboot.
One of the most shocking things about the first episode was that we learned who Gossip Girl was. I don’t know about you, but I thought that was something that would remain a mystery. One has to wonder, why did we learn who it was so early?
“I just felt like it was very important for the audience to know off the top that this show is different from the first time,” showrunner Joshua Safran explained to THR. And well, we agree – it makes it feel different, unique, and fun.
“I wanted people to know from the top that the show was different, that the show wasn’t going to be what you saw the first time around,” he continued. “I also feel like it’s very important not to do the exact same show again because if I wanted to do the original show, we would’ve brought the original cast back—they wouldn’t have done it because they have careers of their own and families. But because it’s not the original cast, it had to be a new show and this twist makes the show something new, something different, kind of even almost stands on its own while also having all of the DNA of the original and all of the twists and stuff that you love.”
Personally I love that we know. I feel like we’re in on a secret and that’s kinda fun. Also it makes me so intrigued to know that it’s the teachers, because I feel like it’s a completely different spin.
Are you into knowing who Gossip Girl is early?