‘Gossip Girl: Acapulco’ Is The Same Rich Kid Melodrama, En Espanol
September 2007 was such an innocent time. That was before we knew the majesty of Blake Lively’s boobs, before Taylor Momsen wore more black eyeliner than all of Houston Street, and before "I’m Chuck Bass" was a thing people actually said. But now, with Gossip Girl behind us here in America, it’s time for our cultural exports to deliver their gifts to the rest of the world: Mexico is having their own September 2007 with the debut of Gossip Girl: Acapulco.
The trailer stars Spanish actors in the roles of the American cast, but with Latin-ified name changes all around. Blonde party girl Serena Van Der Woodsen is Sofia Lopez-Haro, brunette schemer Blair Waldorf is Barbara Fuenmayor, dumb rich boy Nate Archibald is Nicola de la Vega, social climbing little sister Jenny Humphrey is Jenny Parra, sensitive "Lonely Boy" scribe Dan Humphrey is Daniel Parra, and Chuck Bass is Max Zaga.
The costumes are pretty much the same — less hairbands on "Blair" south of the border, though — and the pilot’s plot is ripped from the 2007 American version. Watch below and you can relive Chuck Bass trying to sexually assault Jenny Humphrey … but this time, en espanol.
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