Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists sets its ‘perfect’ cast
Today, Freeform revealed the full cast of 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 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 #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), Leslie Morgenstein (Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries), and Gina Girolamo (The 100, The Originals).