Further casting details have yet to be revealed.
Bell was the iconic narrator of the original series created by #JoshSchwartz and #StephanieSavage, and now she will be joining the reboot that is set to air on HBO Max.
Dan Humphrey was Gossip Girl in the original series.
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In addition to Safran, original creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are also on board to return as producers on the project.
You know you love her. They played those characters for six years, and if they felt like they were good with that... it would be great to see them again.
"The prestige series will address just how much social media - and the landscape of NY itself - has changed in the intervening years", Safran advised THR of the reboot.
A few months back, it was confirmed that the Gossip Girl reboot was, indeed, happening.
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The original Gossip Girl cast (from left to right): Chace Crawford, Blake Lively, Ed Westwick, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley and Taylor Momsen. The channel has previously said that the world of Gossip Girl has "evolved" with the social media boom, and the new installment will explore how social media has changed the landscape for teens today.
According to Deadline, the logline of the new "Gossip Girl" will be set eight years after the original website went dark.
Now we can add omniscience back into Bell's list of powers, too, withTV Lineconfirmingthat the actress will be back to fulfill narrator duties on HBO Max's upcomingGossip Girlreboot.
"The prestige series will address just how much social media - and the landscape of NY itself - has changed in the intervening years", read the press release.
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