Citizens of the Upper East Side! Just in time for the holidays, Season 2 of Gossip Girl will debut on HBO Max. Fans of the highly-anticipated revival have waited over a year for the second installment, eagerly down the days to see what former Queen B Julian (Jordan Alexander) will do next.
The brand-new series will also feature the return of additional Gossip Girl alumni, including the formidable Georgina Sparks, portrayed by Michelle Trachtenberg. You will not miss anything with Thetoughtackle’s comprehensive coverage of Season 2 of Gossip Girl.
Gossip Girl Season 2 Release Date
Season 2 of Gossip Girl on HBO Max will be available much sooner than you might expect. The brand-new series will premiere exclusively on HBO Max on December 1 at 3 a.m. Eastern Time.
The finale of Season 2 of Gossip Girl is scheduled to air on January 26, 2023. New episodes will air every Thursday on HBO Max. To view Gossip Girl Season 2, you must subscribe to HBO Max. You can now subscribe for $9.99 per month to the streaming platform. HBO Max’s ad-free package can be subscribed to beginning at $14.99 per month.
Season 2 of Gossip Girl will be available on BBC iPlayer in the United Kingdom at a later date.
What Will Happen in Season 2 of Gossip Girl?
Season 2 of Gossip Girl will take up after the shocking events of Season 1, which concluded with Julian forming a relationship with Gossip Girl.
Not every tip Julian intends to give to Gossip Girl will be true, but Gossip Girl will be required to post them all. This means that JC can act as a savior in the real world, attempting to end Gossip Girl and discover her true identity.
Gossip Girl’s account is managed by Constance Billard’s teacher, Kate Keller, unbeknownst to Julian (Tavi Gevinson).
Uncertainty surrounds the future of Julian and Gossip Girl’s partnership, but it’s a hazardous move, and if everything goes wrong, things will explode.
Audrey (Emily Alyn Lind), Max (Thomas Doherty), and Aki’s (Evan Mock) polyamorous relationship will be explored in greater depth in Season 2, as will Monet’s (Savannah Lee Smith) intentions to become Queen B.
Gossip Girl Season 2 Cast
Season 2 of Gossip Girl on HBO Max reunites the entire ensemble from Season 1. This means that Jordan Alexander will reprise his role as Julien, Whitney Peak will reprise her role as Zoya, Eli Brown will reprise his role as Obie, Emily Alyn Lind will reprise her role as Audrey, Thomas Doherty will reprise his role as Max, Evan Mock will reprise his role as Aki, Savannah Lee Smith will reprise her role as Monet, and Zion Moreno will reprise his role as Luna.
Grace Duah, who debuted in Season 1 as Zoya’s friend Shan, has been promoted to series regular status for Season 2, so fans can anticipate seeing her more frequently. Tavi Gevinson as Kate Keller and Adam Chanler-Berat as Jordan Glassberg both return for Season 2.
Michelle Trachtenberg reprised her role as Georgina Sparks, the antagonist from the original Gossip Girl series. Sparks is remembered by fans of the original for wreaking havoc on the Upper East Side.
Is There a Trailer for Season 2 of Gossip Girl?
Yes, there is an exciting new Gossip Girl trailer that teases so much drama that you may need to see it twice. The trailer hints at catfights, romance, tension, scandals, and treachery, among many other things.
The clip features a building conflict between Monet and Julien, Aki, the friendship between Audrey and Max, and the return of Georgina Sparks.
As the trailer continues to play, the text “More plans, more secrets, more scandal” appears on the screen, and Kristen Bell’s voice is heard adding, “War is never pretty, and it has only just begun.” The second season of Gossip Girl will premiere on HBO Max on Thursday, December 1.