Fans of the iconic ABC Family/Freeform sequence Pretty Little Liars are in for a deal with (or possibly it is a trick?) this summer time. A is returning to screens with the HBO Max sequence Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, set to begin streaming on July 28. The sequence is following a brand new set of teenagers in the similar universe as the authentic present, however in a brand new city, coping with all new secrets and techniques.
The new liars are Bailee Madison (Good Witch, A Week Away) as Imogen, Chandler Kinney (Lethal Weapon) as Tabby, Maia Reficco (Kally’s Mashup) as Noa, Malia Pyles (Batwoman) as Minnie, Zaria (Black-ish) as Faran, and Mallory Bechtel (Hereditary) as Karen.
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The new group is not simply coping with their very own secrets and techniques; they’re coping with ones their dad and mom made 20 years in the past. What secrets and techniques may very well be lurking of their city of Millwood? With a teen mother, a movie fanatic, a runner that spent the summer time in a juvenile detention middle, a bully, a ballerina, and a lady that prefers to dwell in the digital world, the potentialities of secrets and techniques are countless. The sequence is leaning extra into the horror and thriller components than the authentic did, that means it might not simply be creepy dolls and texts plaguing the teenagers this time.
HBO Max launched a teaser trailer on June 15, together with a brand new look to the present’s social media pages. Only a minute lengthy, it is full of info that hints at what’s in retailer for the characters come July.
Over the course of the teaser, viewers watch as the new A mutilate pictures of the liars. Imogen’s is a Polaroid, possibly from earlier than she was pregnant, sliced in half. Some movie negatives of Tabby, seemingly chosen due to her love of the business, are positioned right into a bucket that may very well be a bleach bathtub, melting them. Minnie’s photograph is on a lacking poster, hinting at the place her storyline could lead.
The textual content on the poster is in the first particular person, saying she’s misplaced, and asks individuals to assist discover her. A places the poster via a paper shredder. Faran, the ballerina, has a faculty portrait above A’s desk. The new A stabs the photograph via the eyes with a nail, toe footwear dangling from it. Noa’s police report is burned, probably hinting at what she went to juvie for. Could the pictures trace at previous and future storylines and what fates await the liars?
As the teaser opens, the new A is holding a teddy bear. The bear has seen higher days, its nostril fairly soiled and the ribbon round its neck untied. Does the bear belong to somebody from 20 years in the past, or is it A’s? There’s additionally a music field crammed with strands of pearls and different necklaces, as well as to another odd objects. A ticket stub is in the prime proper nook, however it is not clear what it is a ticket to.
A photograph of Imogen and her mother is in the prime left, with an upside-down Polaroid beneath it. There’s one thing improper with it prefer it did not develop appropriately. A damaged doll is in the backside of the field. There’s additionally the obviously apparent word that reads, “You’re a foul mom.” Who it is addressed to is unsure, however it’s clear in its that means.
As Imogen’s slashed photograph falls, it lands close to a crown and a ebook inside the music field. Could the crown trace at what occurred all these years earlier than? Maybe one thing with a pageant winner or promenade queen. The ebook with a pink cowl could also be somebody’s diary from the time. Is that how the new A is aware of what occurred? The handwritten word beside the crown is the other way up in the teaser, however when turned in the proper route, it mentions an “Angela” and somebody that goes by “he/him” pronouns.
But, who’s Angela? An Instagram submit from showrunner, author, and producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa instructed a few of her story and confirmed the present had completed filming. Angela and her mom, Rose, lived in a home in Millwood till one thing occurred to Angela. Her friends, as a part of the class of 1999, say they do not know what occurred, however somebody all the time is aware of. Could the crown and ebook belong to her? Is the music field her’s? Who wrote the word discussing her? The refined point out, mixed with the Instagram submit, confirms what secret the teenagers shall be tasked with unmasking.
The remaining merchandise of word, proven on prime of the ebook, is a pendant with the letter “D” on it. Who is D? Certainly not Angela, her mom, or any of the liars we all know. But, it does match the title of considered one of the liar’s moms. Imogen’s mom, Davie (Carly Pope, Ava DeMary). Could her mom have had one thing to do with what occurred to Angela? Is the music field Davie’s? But, whether it is, why would she have a word about being a foul mom? Was it despatched to her by A?
The teaser provides excited followers a touch at what’s to come and likewise clues them into what the plot shall be in the event that they understand how to join the dots. Will the liars discover out what occurred to Angela? We’ll know as soon as their journey begins on July 28. Until then, you’ll be able to watch the authentic sequence on HBO Max and see what the authentic liars had to say to the subsequent era.