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Gossip Girl Exclusive: Is Stargate: Universe Stud Serena's New Boyfriend?

Is Gossip Girl cooking up a West Coast romance for Serena? Examine the following evidence and you tell me.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that actor Brian J. Smith — best known as Lt. Matthew Scott on Stargate Universe — is joining the cast as a chef named Max.

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Viewers will first encounter Max in the Season 5 premiere on Sept. 26, and, per an insider, his scenes will take place in Los Angeles — which just so happens to be where Serena was spending the summer.

Coincidence? Speculate away in the comments.