The unique collection targeted on such highly effective feminine characters as Blake Vigorous‘s Serena van der Woodsen and Leighton Meester‘s Blair Waldorf. And whereas the brand new forged members could not provide an excessive amount of about their very own characters, they continue to be assured that the up to date model continues that legacy.
“Gender roles will probably be talked about and dissected,” Emily revealed. “Lots of the ladies in our present are very highly effective, however I feel they have been within the authentic as effectively. We’ll be exploring what it means to be a lady on this technology, and on the whole, exploring concepts that we did not earlier than.”
So far as whether or not there’s stress in being in comparison with the unique, the brand new forged members sounded assured that viewers will admire the up to date collection for what it’s.
“We realized we may take these roles and make them our personal—they’ve their very own qualities which might be particular and differentiate [them] from the unique,” Emily stated. “I feel individuals will relate to them on totally different ranges.”
“I feel Emily actually hit the nail on the pinnacle,” Jordan added. “We’re simply protecting an open thoughts, staying true to the essence of Gossip Woman however with a totally totally different tackle it.”