Gossip Girl shall be returning in an enormous manner in 2021 with a brand new sequence on HBO Max and showrunner Joshua Safran desires to set one thing straight – it’s not a reboot!
After pictures went viral this month from the set of the upcoming sequence, which filmed a scene on the iconic steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, everybody was calling it a reboot.
Safran spoke out to elucidate why the present is extra of an “extension” than a “reboot.”
“Okay, I wish to clarify why I noticed this isn’t a reboot,” he wrote on Instagram story. “A) The forged aren’t enjoying the unique characters B) It exists in the identical world as the unique C) The identical creators and one of many authentic writers are making it D) Nobody concerned with it’s calling it a reboot”
“Higher Name Saul just isn’t a reboot. The Energy spin-offs usually are not reboots. This present falls someplace between these two,” he continued. “However I’m simply grateful individuals are intrigued sufficient to put in writing about us!”
He’s additionally expressed on Twitter the reasoning for not calling it a reboot.
“I actually wished this to really feel like an extension and on no account a reboot. So it’s an evolution of the story, not a retread. That stated, there are echoes. Constance and St. Judes are nonetheless Constance and St. Judes, in any case,” Joshua stated in September. See extra tweets beneath!
Utterly new. I’d by no means wish to step on what we have already performed, nor do I wish to cheapen the brand new characters relationships by making them seem to be echoes!
— Joshua Safran (@Anthologist) October 18, 2020
Nearly all of characters being various and/or queer.
— Joshua Safran (@Anthologist) September 7, 2020