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    The "Gossip Girl" Reboot Finally Has A Release Date And A Teaser Trailer, And I'm So Excited

    XOXO.

    Hello, Upper East Siders! You might have been minding your business today, preparing for Memorial Day Weekend — but Gossip Girl's here to blow your mind.

    Thomas Doherty eating a cherry in Gossip Girl trailer
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    After months of anticipation, we finally have a teaser trailer AND release date for HBO Max's Gossip Girl reboot:

    The secret is out. New episodes of Gossip Girl will be available to stream July 8 on HBO Max. See you on the steps. XOXO.

    ICYMI, here's an official description of the new series: 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. The prestige series will address just how much social media — and the landscape of New York itself — has changed in the intervening years.

    I have to admit, I don't think I realized how ~excited~ I would feel just hearing Kristen Bell's iconic voice narrating the trailer.

    Beginning of the trailer with "you've gotten so comfortable"
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    Kristen Bell: "You've gotten so comfortable..."

    Me: *On the floor*

    The reboot officially comes to HBO Max on July 8 — which is just a little bit more than a month away! And while the Sidekick phones have been upgraded to iPhones and social media is ~way~ more prominent, this clip is already giving us the Gossip Girl vibes we know and love.

    Cast of HBO Max's Gossip Girl
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    I am personally obsessed with the X O X O motif throughout the entire clip.

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    And speaking of the XOXO motif, in addition to the trailer, HBO Max also released posters introducing us to all the new characters. There's Max, played by Thomas Doherty:

    HBO Max

    Zoya, played by Whitney Peak:

    HBO Max

    Julien, played by Jordan Alexander:

    HBO Max

    Kate, played by Tavi Gevinson:

    HBO Max

    Monet, played by Savannah Smith:

    HBO Max

    Obie, played by Eli Brown:

    HBO Max

    Aki, played by Evan Mock:

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    Audrey, played by Emily Alyn Lind:

    HBO Max

    And Luna, played by Zión Moreno:

    HBO Max

    In conclusion, July 8 absolutely cannot get here fast enough!

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