End of the line for the reboot of gossip Girl. The HBO Max series, which breathed new life into a story about wealthy teens on New York’s Upper East Side, has been canceled after two seasons. The information was confirmed by the website The Hollywood Reporter and it arrives exactly on the day the penultimate episode of Season 2 airs. Thus, the last chapter of the series will be released on January 26 (next Thursday).
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With the sad news coming to light, the showrunner of gossip Girl, Josh Safran, spoke on his Instagram. In an emotional post, the producer thanked the fans who followed the series during its two seasons, the production team and the cast. He also revealed that gossip Girl it can continue in a new home (streaming or channel), but it makes no promises and says that this is probably the end.
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Part of the post reads: “Here’s the gossip: It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce that Gossip Girl will not continue on HBO Max. The producers and I will be forever grateful to the studios for their faith and support. […] This was honestly the best set I’ve ever worked on.”
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The showrunner went on to explain the possibility of gossip Girl continue somewhere else: “We are looking for another house at the moment, but in this climate, which presents difficulties, if this really is the end, at least we leave with our heads held high. Thanks for watching and hope you watch the episode finale on Thursday to find out how it all connects. xoxo”.
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Even canceling the series, HBO Max was keen to exalt the production in a statement: “We are grateful to Josh Safran, Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz for bringing us back to the Upper East Side and the scandals of Constance Billard. With a third season of Gossip Girl, we thank them for the love triangles, calculated stabs and impeccable fashion that this show has brought to a new audience.”
The series arrived in July 2021 on HBO Max and, at the time, was the most watched premiere in the history of an original series on the platform.