They wanted that, because then it fed their whole narrative. In fact, even Jennifer Lawrence auditioned for a role - that of Serena - how weird would that have been?“We didn’t see a lot of other girls for Serena,” Schwartz said.“She has to be somebody that you believe would be sitting in the front row at Fashion Week eventually.”2.
Better than being named after an actual pen, we guess. In her novels, Vanessa only wears black and is completely bald. Her white and gold dress is by Georges Chakra Couture. Serena's is Serena Celia van der Woodsen (the ' Celia' is after her grandma, Ce Ce).
“This is advice to anyone: when they say, ‘We promise, but we can’t put it in writing,’ there’s a reason they can’t put it in writing. “She came in and she was really funny, and really smart and played vulnerable.
But there was one problem: she was blonde," Schwartz said. The first time Chace Crawford (who played Nate Archibald) met Meester, he couldn’t see her as Blair. “I’m actually a very shy person and the idea of losing my anonymity was one that was scary to me,” she said.
"A guy coming up to me who had a suit and a briefcase, this total Wall Street Guy, and he was all like, ‘Oh my god, Dorota!
’ He told me—and a couple of other guys have told me this, too—that they used to watch the show because it was a great way in with the ladies.”16. But the girls weren’t friends either, writer/co-producer Joshua Safran said: “Blake and Leighton were not friends.