Blake and penn dating in real life
“In the book, she's kick-ass and has a shaved head and wears lots of black...Even though I don't like Vanessa's character, it's nothing against Jessica.is when we first met," he said, "and we were friends—very close friends."So is Penn still in touch with Amanda today? Gossip Girl costars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley are not shooting a scene for their hit show in the photo below.debuted, introducing us both to the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite, and to the sometimes equally-scandalous cast of actors who played our favorite Upper East Siders.While most of the gang were probably consummate professionals most of the time, thrusting a whole lot of very young actors very suddenly into the limelight is a surefire recipe for at least a little bit of scandal, as .It's just them, dating in real life, and going more public with their relationship!Below, the couple holds hands and takes a romantic stroll through downtown New York City on Monday, Memorial Day.
Meanwhile, a new television network, the CW, was simultaneously in the midst of a delicate birthing process.While Jenny’s innocence was always going to end up being compromised by her social-climbing tendencies, Momsen’s off-screen punk rock transformation and work with her band, the Pretty Reckless, took things a little further than the writers had planned. I don't think anybody did,” GG casting director David Rapport told Buzzfeed of Jenny's character arc.By Season 2, Jenny’s raccoon-eyed bad attitude had become her defining character trait, and Momsen’s personal life—including allegations of unprofessional behavior (more on that below)—spilled over into storylines in ways that sometimes worked, and sometimes… “Taylor actually read on tape and we cast her off tape, so we never had her here in person.I just wish Vanessa was like she is in the books a bit more.” in 2015.“It's a weird thing when people feel like they know you really well, and they don’t…
And it was even more difficult for us, because we were going after a younger, more finicky audience.”There were two core figures at the center of the books—Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen—and casting them was at the top of Schwartz and Savage’s agenda.