The People Behind Gossip Girl Are Bringing Us The Reboot To End All Reboots

The show to fill that XOXO shaped hole in your life

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'Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite', you probably recognise this phrase as the soothing tones of Kristen Bell welcome you to your third hour of Gossip Girl bingeing.

And, whilst we enjoy Netflix's devotion to 121 hours of a group of upper-East-siders who have a frustratingly suspicious inability to communicate or understand each other (or even recognise each other...how can a tiny mask put someone into complete disguise?), we might need a new show to satiate our classy-cum-bitchy needs.

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Cue Gossip Girl's network, The CW's new show: Dynasty.

O.K., so it's not new, new.

But it is for many Gossip Girl fans. In fact, Dynasty was the Gossip Girl of the 80s.

There's even a reference to the show in Prince's 1986 hit 'Kiss'. He famously sang, 'You don't have to watch Dynasty/ To have an attitude.'

Dynasty, which starred Joan Collins amongst others, follows lives of the dastardly rich and fabulous as they scheme at soirees. Here's a little taster of what went down on Dynasty:

Yep, basically the same as Gossip Girl, but a little older and set in Denver.

The Hollywood Reporter seems to have to full goss on the new storyline, explaining:

The CW's Dynasty is described as a modern take that follows two of America's wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. The drama will be told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds: Fallon Carrington, daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington (Grant Show), and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal (Nathalie Kelley), a Hispanic woman marrying into this WASP family and America's most powerful class.

Thankfully, the new show is set to have Gossip Girl's very own dynamic duo of writers, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, so we predict big things from this show.

XOXO, Gossip Girl.

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