Friday, March 9, 2018

Freeform Sets the ‘Perfect’ Cast for Upcoming Pilot ‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’

Freeform Sets the ‘Perfect’ Cast for Upcoming Pilot ‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’

March 9, 2018
Today Freeform revealed the full cast for the drama pilot “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.” They join “Pretty Little Liars” stars Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish in the spinoff pilot, as well as previously announced Sofia Carson. 
Completing the trio of ‘perfectionists,” along with Carson’s character of Ava, are Sydney Park (“The Walking Dead”) as Caitlin, and newcomer Eli Brown, who portrays Dylan.  Caitlin is described as smart, driven and thrives under pressure. The perfect daughter of two perfect mothers, Caitlin has set her sights on following in her mother’s Senatorial footsteps. Dylan, a gifted cellist, grew up feeling judged in his small hometown and now feels the need to be the best in all of his endeavors. He is deeply committed to his two passions, his music and his boyfriend, Andrew.
Also joining the cast is Kelly Rutherford (“Gossip Girl”), who stars as Claire Hotchkiss. The matriarch of the Hotchkiss family, Claire (along with her husband) is the founder of Hotchkiss Industries and the respected Beacon Heights University. Claire believes perfection is attainable and is the person who pulls the strings behind the scenes to get what she wants. Hayley Erin (“General Hospital”) rounds out the cast in a mysterious, unnamed role.   
“Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists,” is based on the popular book series “The Perfectionists,” written by Sara Shepard, who also penned the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book series “Pretty Little Liars.” Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from their top-tier college to their overachieving residents, but nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be. The stress of needing to be perfect leads to the town’s first murder. Behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie and a needed alibi. “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists” is produced by Alloy Entertainment and Long Lake Media in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television. I. Marlene King (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Famous in Love”) wrote the pilot and serves as executive producer with Charlie Craig (“Pretty Little Liars,” “The 100”), Lisa Cochran-Neilan (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Famous in Love”), Leslie Morgenstein (“Pretty Little Liars,” “The Vampire Diaries”) and Gina Girolamo (“The 100,” “The Originals”).

Freeform’s robust slate of original scripted series includes smash hit comedy “grown-ish,” and breakout series “The Bold Type;” along with buddy comedy “Alone Together;” supernatural thriller “Beyond;” “Famous In Love” starring Bella Thorne; critically acclaimed “The Fosters;” sci-fi phenomenon “Shadowhunters;” fan favorite “Young & Hungry;” and the eagerly awaited series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” coming in June 2018. 
About Freeform
Part of Disney|ABC Television, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold, original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, it delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan-favorite movies and the holiday events “13 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas.” The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.
About Warner Horizon Scripted Television
A division of the Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Horizon Scripted Television was founded in 2006 and is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of dramatic and comedic programming for the cable and subscription/on-demand marketplace. Series produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television include “Animal Kingdom” and “Claws” for TNT; “People of Earth” for TBS; “American Woman” for Paramount Network; “Famous in Love” for Freeform; “Fuller House” and “Longmire” for Netflix; “Krypton” for SYFY; “Love Is___,” “Queen Sugar” and the Untitled Tarell Alvin McCraney Project for OWN; and “You” for Lifetime.

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