Broadway Star Laura Benanti Joins Cast of ‘Gossip Girl’ Sequel Series!

Laura Benanti, who is best known for her Broadway career, is set to join the cast of the upcoming Gossip Girl sequel series!

The Tony-winning actress is joining the ensemble cast, though no details are known yet about her character, according to Deadline.

Among the young stars in the upcoming series are Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, and Thomas Doherty.

The ten-episode series will air on HBO Max and it was written by Joshua Safran. The “upcoming series features a new generation of New York private school teens introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. The series will address just how much social media and New York itself has changed in the intervening years.”

Laura will also be working with HBO Max on the upcoming scripted musical special, Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, which will feature students from across the United States.

You might recognize Laura from her work on TV shows like Supergirl, Younger, and Nashville.

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