Edinburgh actor Thomas Doherty set to star in HBO’s Gossip Lady reboot

Edinburgh-born Thomas Doherty is set to star as part of the main cast in the new show

Edinburgh-born Thomas Doherty is set to star as part of the main cast in the new show
Edinburgh-born Thomas Doherty is about to star as a part of the principle forged within the new present

The reboot of the hit 2000s present started filming earlier this month following coronavirus delays, with Edinburgh actor Thomas Doherty as a part of the principle line up.

Doherty, 25, who as soon as waited tables at George Avenue’s Tigerlily whereas auditioning for roles on his days off, is a former Royal Excessive Faculty pupil who went on to graduate in musical theatre from the MGA Academy of Performing Arts.

However this isn’t his first foray on display screen, on his spectacular CV he has already starred in two hit Disney movies, Descendants 2 and Descendants 3, as Harry Hook, the son of notorious villain Captain Hook in addition to Disney’s music drama and thriller present, The Lodge.

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Constructing on his success, Doherty is now set to star within the new 10-part sequence which follows the lives and antics of a brand new technology of privileged Higher East Aspect teenagers in New York Metropolis and the function that social media performs of their lives, narrated by an nameless Gossip Lady.

The unique sequence, which starred the likes of Blake Vigorous, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgely, Ed Westwick, Chase Crawford and Taylor Momsen, aired between 2007 and 2012 with six seasons following the Constance Billiard pupils as they navigated life beneath the watchful eye of Gossip Lady, an omniscient blogger who exposes their lives and secrets and techniques on social media.

Nonetheless, eight years on from Gossip Lady’s finale, the panorama of social media has modified, with the reboot carrying on the story of a brand new set of privileged teenagers.

Whereas Doherty’s character within the sequence has not but been revealed the primary pictures of him within the immediately recognisable Constance Billiard college uniform see him donning an untied tie and cream cable jumper with tartan lined around the collar.

(L-R) Actors Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Blake Vigorous, Chace Crawford, Taylor Momsen and Ed Westwick who starred within the authentic Gossip Lady sequence

He stars alongside Evan Mock, Zión Moreno, Jordan Alexander, Emily Alyn Lind, Savannah Lee Smith, and Eli Brown.

Followers of the teenager drama can anticipate the brand new technology of Higher East Siders to have a extra various forged and up-to-date avenue model style decisions.

The Gossip Lady reboot is about to air on HBO Max in 2021.

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