Topic: leighton meester

Even Though Gossip Girl Should Have Been Called ‘Desperately Seeking Serena,’ I Have High Hopes For This Season

Even Though Gossip Girl Should Have Been Called 'Desperately Seeking Serena,' I Have High Hopes For This Season

Gossip Girl quipped in a voiceover during last night’s season premiere, “age breeds wisdom.” Good thing that expression has no bearing on the Gossip Girl crew when it comes to epic adventuring. Last night marked the beginning of the end for my favorite gang of Upper East Siders (plus one displaced Brooklynite), and they’re just as clueless as ever in many respects. Thank god the gang hasn’t grown up and out of their hijinks! More »

Evaluating The Relative Career Prospects Of The Gossip Girl Kids

Evaluating The Relative Career Prospects Of The Gossip Girl Kids

The final season of Gossip Girl begins tonight, and you know what that means: time for the cast to get their ducks in a row so they do not look back on this millennial melodrama about wealthy teenagers as the high point of their careers. But like the spawn of the majestic sea turtle, not all of these bushy-tailed babes can survive into adulthood to become Serious Actors. Who will reach the warm narrows of the silver screen, and who will founder on the rocky shoals of made-for-TV movies? Let’s discuss. (I’ve arranged them from “most likely to succeed” to “outlook not good.”) More »