Blake Lively stars as Serena van der Woodsen.
Over the last couple years, the actress has become one of the most sought-after young stars in Tinseltown. In the summer of 2006, Lively starred in Universal's summer comedy "Accepted." Years before that, Blake made her big-screen debut in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," for which she earned a "Breakthrough Performance" nomination at the "2005 Teen Choice Awards."
She was also honored at the December 2006 Hollywood Life Breakthrough Awards. Lively graduated from high school in the spring of 2006 and lives in Los Angeles.