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Mr. Crawford is going to Washington! has exclusively learned that Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford has been invited to be the guest of the Fox News Channel at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C.

Crawford -- who is currently filming the drama Twelve in New York City -- will join former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin and husband Todd, and actor Matthew Modine, as guests of the channel and their various anchors. Crawford's Gossip costars Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr will also be in attendance.

See then-and-now photos of Chace and his Gossip Girl cast mates.

Comedienne Wanda Sykes will headline the annual black-tie event, to be attended by an expected 2,000 Washington elite and Hollywood celebs.

Check out the celebs who attended Barack Obama's inauguration.

Last year's event was attended by A-listers including Rosario Dawson, Ashlee Simpson and Lauren Conrad.