Gossip Girl and Twilight Execs Team Up for Scary CW Drama

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What happens when Gossip Girl meets The Twilight Saga? Fans of The CW will soon find out.

Executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage have teamed up with director Catherine Hardwicke on a series titled Copeland Prep, which focuses on life inside a private high school whose students turn into actual monsters due to the surrounding pressure and competition.


The CW has ordered a script for the pilot, which will be written by another big name: Brett Easton Ellis (American Psycho).

Warner Bros TV will produce the program along with Schwartz and Savage's Fake Empire, the company behind Hart of Dixie, The Carrie Diaries and Cult.

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Okay, I love Josh, and couldn't care less about about Catherine Hardewicke, but DANG..BRETT EASTON ELLIS! It has a fighting chance at being some-what decent!


Will give it a chance, only because I usually adore Josh S. and Stephanie S. But did they really need to cancel The Secret Circle only to turn around and order another series with a supernatural twist? Would have liked to see where the Secret Circle would have gone given the chance.


CW save your money!!


Are the students turning into actual monitors or Monsters?


Gossip Girl meets Twilight? I thought the CW already has that, this little show called the Vampire Diaries?