‘Pretty Little Liars’ Movie: Why the Cast Says ‘We Should Do It’ And Why ‘It Has to Be Pretty Extreme’

by Jeremy Spirogis
SASHA PIETERSE, SHAY MITCHELL, TROIAN BELLISARIO, TYLER BLACKBURN, IAN HARDING, LUCY HALE, ASHLEY BENSON in PLL

Ever since Pretty Little Liars got here to finish, the fandom has been longing for a reunion particular or movie to carry the characters again collectively. Here’s a take a look at why the solid is on board, and what they’d wish to see occur if there’s extra PLL.

‘Pretty Little Liars’ ran for seven seasons on ABC Family/Freeform

SASHA PIETERSE, SHAY MITCHELL, TROIAN BELLISARIO, TYLER BLACKBURN, IAN HARDING, LUCY HALE, ASHLEY BENSON in PLL
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The collection remains to be, to at the present time, one of many largest hits for the community previously referred to as ABC Family (now Freeform). Based on a younger grownup guide collection of the identical title, it follows a gaggle of teenage ladies who struggle again in opposition to a number of thriller cyberstalkers over the course of a few years.

PLL ran for a whopping seven seasons on the community. It got here to an finish in 2017, after they lastly found the identification of AD, the most recent and best “big bad.” It was adopted by a derivative collection, The Perfectionists, which lasted one season.

The solid reunited for a trigger

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Almost three years after PLL got here to an finish, a lot of the solid, together with creator Marlene King, reunited nearly. In assist of Feeding America, they participated in a Cast4Good reside stream, hosted by TVInsider’s Damian Holbrook, through Looped Live.

In attendance had been Troian Bellisario (Spencer Hastings), Lucy Hale (Aria Montgomery), Ashley Benson (Hanna Marin), Shay Mitchell (Emily Fields), Sasha Pieterse (Alison DiLaurentis), Janel Parrish (Mona Vanderwaal), Tyler Blackburn (Caleb Rivers), and Ian Harding (Ezra Fitz).

What they miss probably the most concerning the present

When requested what they miss concerning the present, Pieterse expressed lacking the solid, crew, and even the occasions they filmed late into the night time. King added, “I think that’s how we bonded was those Fraturdays,” their title for shoots that started on Friday night time and into Saturday morning. “I think that’s part of why this cast came together so quickly.”

Truly, it is a solid that cares about each other. King stated that when casting, she requested every of them about their households, to be able to make positive they’d a robust connection. She added, “We always call each other ‘PLL family.’ But it’s real…I’m just so proud of the people,” calling them “great and soulful and kind.”

Ian Harding on what a ‘PLL’ film needs to be

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The dialog continued, and Hale spoke about what’s it’s like to repeatedly be acknowledged for this function. “I always get asked when are we doing the movie,” she stated. “People nonetheless suppose we’re making a [PLL] film. I believe we simply must do it.”

Harding jumped in “I think if it does happen, it has to be pretty extreme,” he stated. “I want, in the first 10 minutes, one of the people on this Zoom call right now dies.” When they requested him who, he continued, “I will be the person that offers myself up right after Shay [Mitchell].”

The solid agrees with him

At the tip of the chat, Holbrook introduced the dialog again to a reunion of some type. And everybody raised their palms or gave an affirmative reply of some type when requested if they might have an interest. But Harding needed to make clear that his stipulation nonetheless stands.

“I’m telling you, as long as my idea holds. Somebody’s gotta die!” After Holbrook known as him “messed up,” Pieterse added, “It wouldn’t be PLL with out [death].” So there it’s followers — a doubtlessly darkish reunion particular or movie might be on the best way sometime quickly. Be ready to see Ezra chew the mud.

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