01/09/2009 AT 12:00 AM EST
New York's Upper East Side will be getting a little more crowded--with another hot, rich and eligible bachelor.
Turns out the Gossip Girl
higher-ups are giving Chace Crawford
's Nate Archibald some extended family--a cousin, according to EW.com's Michael Ausiello
. A cute cousin at that named Kip Vanderbilt. The yet-to-be-cast 20s character is described as "wealthy, confident, politically-minded" and "extremely
We always knew Nate's good looks ran in the family, now let's see if cute cousin can keep up with our very naughty teens, or will they run circles around the Kip-ster.