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and Stephanie Savage were inspired to seek out Blake Lively for Serena van der Woodsen because online message boards showed fans of the book series fantasy-cast her in the role.
“We didn’t see a lot of other girls for Serena,” Schwartz said.
In fact, she tried to decline the part when it was first offered, but they tricked her into taking it. After the first year [of the show], it’ll quiet down.
We can’t put it in writing, but we promise you can go.’ So that’s why I said, ‘Okay. I’ll do this.’” Of course, things didn’t actually quiet down. Leighton Meester first auditioned for Serena, but told producers she felt she was a better fit for Blair Waldorf. Meester wanted the part of Blair so badly that she dyed her hair for it.
Dan Humphrey, who declined to be interviewed like a true Lonely Boy).
There were people taking pictures the whole time and paparazzi jumping in front of the cameras—it felt like we were part of a cultural experiment...
Your life will go back to normal and you can start going to school.