Apparently, she was Instagramming before anyone knew what it was. People could buy into this world.”uniform of shorts and T-shirts that was all the rage at the time.
“[Chuck Bass] had a very big influence on menswear and how men dress today, and on what getting dressed up means.
In honor of the major anniversary, caught up with the cast and crew—including creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz as well as writer Joshua Safran—who revealed some surprising facts not even the show's biggest fans may have known about., the creators already had an idea Lively was the girl for the role."We didn't see a lot of other girls for Serena," Schwartz said.
19, 2007, following the popularity of the book series written Cecily von Ziegesar, quickly catapulting Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley to fame.
Menswear, at that point, was still very costume designer Eric Daman. You’re not gonna look like some big pansy because you’re in a fucking suit, dude.
"I’m very proud we got to break through to the men and be like, ‘No, it’s O.
"I auditioned, and then I tested once, and then we did a screen test with everybody. "She came in and she was really funny, and really smart and played vulnerable," Schwartz clarified. And Blake was blonde, obviously; Serena had to be blonde. "Leighton [on the other hand] was very removed and very quiet, and, after her scenes were done, she would wander the stage.
While stars usually have these posh pads all to themselves, plenty of celebrities used to have to share their space with a friend… For example, did you know that Lindsay Lohan and Raven Symoné used to be roommates?!
Not to mention, Ryan Gosling has lived with both Justin Timberlake AND Michelle Williams at points in his life!
"She has to be somebody that you believe would be sitting in the front row at Fashion Week eventually."3. "Then they said, 'OK, you can go to Columbia [University] one day a week.
But Lively Wasn't So Sure: She wanted to get her degree. After the first year [of the show], it'll quiet down.
"They were friendly, but they were not friends like Serena and Blair.