It's hard not to get antsy when you're waiting for Leighton Meester to show up.
Leighton Meester is expecting her first child with hubby Adam Brody, aka Seth Cohen from The O. The actress pretty much gave the game away when she was snapped with a growing baby bump recently during a lunch date in Los Angeles – awww!
not been enough time for us to fully process the reveal—spoiler alert, for those of you still working your way through the series on Netflix—that Dan was the conniving blogger of the show’s title.)The CW series—like many a show geared toward a teenage audience—had an extremely passionate fan base at the time, and still elicits a surprising amount of enthusiasm from those who watched it (ask a table of current 28-year-olds at brunch in Murray Hill about and prepare for some shrieks).
It launched the careers of Blake Lively (Serena van der Woodsen) and Leighton Meester (Blair Waldorf), provided a slew of wonderful and “controversial” supporting characters (Taylor Momsen’s petulant Jenny Humphrey, Jessica Szhor’s “free-spirited” Vanessa Abrams, Michelle Trachtenberg’s mastermind Georgina Sparks), and provided enough glam outfits and fast-paced intrigue to fuel lunchtime conversations for the entire week (wild to think there was no Snapchat or Instagram back in (as we all know, the only movie that mattered this summer), Lively was asked about a potential reunion of the cast.“I don't know, it would be fun,” Lively said.
However, in January 2010, director Peter Webber left the project, which was then passed into the hands of Andrea Arnold.
This directing change caused the roles to be recast.