May 12, 2010 (Burbank, California) -- The CW's pop culture phenom Gossip Girl is leaving the Upper East Side behind and jetting off to Paris to kick off season four in the City of Light. Series stars Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick will be filming on location in Paris in early July for the first two episodes of the season.
In the season four premiere, Gossip Girl will find a radiant Serena van der Woodsen (Lively) and Blair Waldorf (Meester) enjoying their grand and romantic summer in Paris. However, Serena and Blair will be in for a few big OMG surprises when a friend from home mysteriously appears on the scene.
"Paris has always been the ultimate extension of our Gossip Girl world -- the home of high fashion, Michelin star restaurants, chic night clubs, and Blair's favorite sweet (macaroons, of course!)," says executive producer Stephanie Savage. "We're thrilled to be able to share with our fans that this fall Gossip Girl is going to Paris. We hope that they'll come along with Blair, Serena and Chuck for the first two episodes of season four."
Filmed in New York and based on the popular series of young-adult novels by Cecily von Ziegesar, Gossip Girl is from Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios with executive producers Josh Schwartz (Chuck, The OC), Stephanie Savage, Leslie Morgenstein, Bob Levy (The Vampire Diaries), and Joshua Safran.
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