Noticed: Lonely Boy and Nate Archibald collectively once more! Former Gossip Lady costars Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley mirrored and reminisced about their time on the CW collection throughout a brand new joint interview.
“It seems like one other lifetime to me,” the 33-year-old You star advised his former castmate as a part of Selection’s Actors on Actors difficulty, revealed on Tuesday, June 30. “Once I consider being on the Palace [Hotel], that simply seems like a unique individual. It seems like one other world, one other life. It’s fairly wild.”
Badgley and Crawford, 34, performed Dan Humphrey and Nate Archibald, respectively, on Gossip Lady for all six seasons. The drama, which taped in New York Metropolis, ran for 121 episodes from 2007 to 2012.
“I believe it’s emblematic of our time, as a result of again in 2007 – I imply, dude. That’s a very long time in the past after we have been simply boys,” Badgley advised Crawford. “Folks wished to observe a present like Gossip Lady as a result of it was aspirational. It was like an escape. It appeared prefer it struck a sure cultural chord as a result of it was this aspirational fantastical imaginative and prescient of extra and wealth. However now, reduce to 13 years later, persons are not fascinated by that. And I believe rightfully so.”
Whereas the Boys actor agreed, he famous that Gossip Lady was “edgy” on the time.
“I do know, man,” he replied. “That’s humorous as a result of it actually was.”
The collection additionally starred Blake Energetic (Serena van der Woodsen), Leighton Meester (Blair Waldorf) and Ed Westwick (Chuck Bass). Information broke in 2019 that HBO Max ordered a reboot of the Gossip Lady. The brand new present will happen eight years after the 2012 finale and comply with a brand new technology of excessive schoolers residing in NYC.
Badgley and Crawford acknowledged the upcoming reboot on the finish of their chat because the John Tucker Should Die actor recalled the Palace Resort naming a sandwich after the present.
“Blake and I went there to eat, it was most likely after we have been taking pictures there. That they had a grilled cheese sandwich there referred to as ‘The Gossip Lady Grilled Cheese Sandwich,’” Badgley recalled. “And I used to be like, ‘It is best to simply name it ‘The Gossip Grill.’ After which, he took the menu from me and went inside, modified the title proper there, printed a unique menu and handed me a brand new menu with my suggestion. And I used to be like, ‘OK. This can be a solution to dwell.’”
Crawford replied, “The brand new youngsters gained’t get that remedy.”
Badgley isn’t positive what to anticipate, however he’s going to be tuning in. “Dude, I’m so to see what it’s like. I want them properly,” he quipped. “I actually am additionally to see how folks react to it.”
Gossip Lady is at the moment streaming on Netflix. Scroll by means of to learn extra revelations from Crawford and Badgley’s reunion: