spoke with the actors, creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz and writer and executive producer Joshua Safran to look back at the fashionable and conniving Upper East Side students and their experience on the show. Blake Lively had quit acting before joining the show.
19, 2007, quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and skyrocketing the careers of Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley.
(Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)HOLLYWOOD - MAY 31: Actors Blake Lively and Mike Vogel arrive at the premiere of 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' at The Grauman's Chinese Theatre on May 31, 2005 in Hollywood, California.
(Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)PARIS - JANUARY 23: Blake Lively leaves the Valentino fashion show during Paris Fashion Week (Haute Couture) Spring-Summer 2008 on January 23, 2008 in Paris, France.
(Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)NEW YORK - MAY 13: Actress Blake Lively arrives for the Entertainment Weekly and Vavoom annual upfront party at the Bowery Hotel on May 13, 2008 in New York City.
Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City.
(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Time Warner)LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 31: Actress Blake Lively, recipient of the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award, arrives at the Cinema Con awards ceremony at the Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace during Cinema Con, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, March 31, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.