The unique collection centered on such highly effective feminine characters as Blake Full of life‘s Serena van der Woodsen and Leighton Meester‘s Blair Waldorf. And whereas the brand new solid members could not provide an excessive amount of about their very own characters, they continue to be assured that the up to date model continues that legacy.
“Gender roles will probably be talked about and dissected,” Emily revealed. “Loads of the ladies in our present are very highly effective, however I believe they have been within the unique as effectively. We’ll be exploring what it means to be a lady on this era, and on the whole, exploring concepts that we did not earlier than.”
So far as whether or not there’s stress in being in comparison with the unique, the brand new solid members sounded assured that viewers will admire the up to date collection for what it’s.
“We realized we may take these roles and make them our personal—they’ve their very own qualities which can be particular and differentiate [them] from the unique,” Emily mentioned. “I believe folks will relate to them on completely different ranges.”
“I believe Emily actually hit the nail on the pinnacle,” Jordan added. “We’re simply holding an open thoughts, staying true to the essence of Gossip Lady however with a very completely different tackle it.”