Chace Crawford's Versace face
'Gossip Girl' star Chace Crawford has reportedly been lined up to replace 'Grey's Anatomy' actor Patrick Dempsey as the face of Versace
Chace Crawford has reportedly been lined up to be the new face of Versace.
The 'Gossip Girl' star - who plays Nate Archibald in the hit US TV show - is said to be close to signing a deal to replace 'Grey's Anatomy' actor Patrick Dempsey as the face of the prestigious Italian fashion label.
Versace released a statement pointing out the 23-year-old actor has worn clothes from the company to three big events recently - Fashion Rocks, the MTV Video Music Awards and his 'Gossip Girl' co-star Blake Lively's 21st birthday party.
When the label were approached about the rumours of signing Chace, a spokesperson said: "We have been working hard to develop our relationship with Chace - and that is all we can say on the subject.
"Patrick Dempsey is contracted with us through to Spring/Summer 2009. It is undetermined who will replace him at this time."
Chace has shot to fame starring in 'Gossip Girl' as Nate - a troubled rich student who is renowned for wearing a variety of sharp and trendy outfits.
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