Gossip Girl season 2, the widely awaited sequel to the adolescent drama series, is due to premiere on HBO Max on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 3:00 a.m. ET/midnight PT. The forthcoming season promises even more plans, secrets, and scandals to fans. For those who are unfamiliar, the HBO Max series is a revival and independent sequel to the blockbuster CW television series Gossip Girl (2007-2012), which portrayed the scandalous lives of rich kids on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Apart from being situated in the same world, the two series have nothing in common.
The official logline of HBO Max’s Gossip Girl season 2 reads as follows: Jordan Alexander, Whitney Peak, Tavi Gevinson, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Savannah Lee Smith, Grace Duah
“It’s the second semester of Junior year, and Gossip Girl is doing all she can to manage Manhattan’s elite’s scandalous lives/spin their scandalous lies. She’s learned a few things from her first round, primarily that what her audience wants, they will get.”
It goes on:
“It’s time for her to bring what’s been simmering to a boil (Julien, have you met Monet?) as well as consider her own effect and how she can make it even more disastrous than it was before. Even if it requires lying to get there. Old adversaries, new friends, changing sands — there can only be one queen this semester, and at the conclusion of the school year, everyone will know where the dead are buried and who was wielding the shovel.”
Continue reading to learn more about Gossip Girl season 2, which will include the return of an original Gossip Girl star.
Season 2 of HBO Max’s Gossip Girl will see Michelle Trachtenberg reprise her role as Georgina Sparks.
Milo was introduced to us in Season 1 of Gossip Girl, who assisted Zoya in exacting vengeance on Julien while also providing fans with some backstory since he is Georgina Sparks’ son. Michelle Trachtenberg, who played Georgina on the original Gossip Girl, will reprise her role in the forthcoming season. Speaking to Teen Vogue about her comeback, showrunner and executive producer Josh Safran revealed that Georgina will be bringing back the anarchy, mayhem, and energy that she emitted in the previous season.
He went on to share one of his favorite Georgina moments from Season 2 of Gossip Girl, saying:
“Where she’s introduced has a reference to the first episode, which is so amusing, and it ties to characters from the original show, and she just has this little line of speech about how she’s been dealing with characters from the first show over the previous 15 years. It’s one of my favorite aspects of the whole season.”
Safran also said that Gossip Girl season 2 would have catfights (something he claimed would not be included in the reboot when the first installment was released) and scenes in which individuals are thrown into fountains as things get considerably more frenetic at Constance Billard.
He went on to say that the next season would include moments that will remind fans of the previous program, as well as examine the inner lives of people who didn’t receive much attention in season one, while also hinting at the return of Julien’s adversaries Pippa and Bianca. Gossip Girl season 2 will premiere exclusively on HBO Max on Thursday, December 1, 2022, and will be produced by Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in collaboration with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios.