When will the series air on HBO Max? Continue reading to find out.
If you loved the original Pretty Little Liars and are missing the series, then there is a lot more coming for fans this July. The show has finally been rebooted and adapted as a brand new version titled Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin. The series is an upcoming American teen drama mystery streaming television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring for HBO Max. It is the fourth installment of the Pretty Little Liars television franchise.
The series is based on Sara Shepard’s book series and is set in the same timeline as the first three. In just a few days, the series will be able to stream it. Hence, we’ve put together a quick rundown of everything you need to know about the release date, plot, and cast, so you can get a head start and be prepared before the series airs. Here is everything we know about Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Release Date
The network has officially confirmed that Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is set to premiere on Thursday, July 28, 2022. The official Twitter handle of HBO max also confirmed the news by sharing the official release date with a cast picture, quoting, “The truth comes out, one little liar at a time. Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin premieres July 28 on HBO Max.” Take a look at the official post below:
The truth comes out, one little liar at a time. pic.twitter.com/akfky5NOLG
— HBO Max (@hbomax) July 9, 2022
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Filming Status
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who also co-created Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, revealed the HBO Max series’ completion of filming on May 8 and provided a schedule for its debut. Instagram, he posted, “Last night, the first season of ‘PLL: Original Sin’ wrapped. This summer, the truth of what happened in this house will be revealed.”
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Moreover, the original Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale also shared her thoughts on the reboot during an interview with ET Online, quoting, “I’m excited for this new group of girls. I hope it does well. I really do,” she said. “I think people want me to be upset about it and I’m stoked for them. I want to watch. It’s exciting.”
She even offered advice for the Original Sin cast suggesting, “Just enjoy it. Your life’s going to change. Just soak it all in,” Lucy advised.”I wasn’t always that way. I was always thinking 10 steps ahead, so I would miss out on moments. Ride the wave. Stay around good people.”
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Plot
The official plot description of the series states, “Twenty years ago, a series of tragic events almost ripped the blue-collar town of Millwood apart. Now, in the present day, a group of disparate teen girls — a brand-new set of Little Liars — finds themselves tormented by an unknown Assailant and made to pay for the secret sin their parents committed two decades ago, as well as their own. In the dark, coming-of-rage, horror-tinged drama Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, we find ourselves miles away from Rosewood, but within the existing Pretty Little Liars universe — in a brand-new town, with a new generation of Little Liars.”
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Episodes
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin will have 10 episodes. The first three episodes will air on July 28, followed by a release of two episodes per week until August 18, 2022, when the last three episodes will air. Here is a complete episode guide for you to understand the order before streaming the series.
- S1E1: “Chapter One: Spirit Week” – July 28, 2022
- S1E2: “Chapter Two: The Spirit Queen” – July 28, 2022
- S1E3: “Chapter Three: Aftermath” – July 28, 2022
- S1E4: “Chapter Four: The (Fe)male Gaze” – August 4, 2022
- S1E5: “Chapter Five: The Night He Came Home” – August 4, 2022
- S1E6: “Chapter Six: Scars” – August 11, 2022
- S1E7: “Chapter Seven: Carnival of Souls” – August 11, 2022
- S1E8: “Chapter Eight: Bad Blood” – August 18, 2022
- S1E9: “Chapter Nine: Dead and Buried” – July 18, 2022
- S1E10: “Chapter Ten: Final Girls” – August 18, 2022
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series, along with their character descriptions, are stated below:
Chandler Kinney as Tabby Hayworth: An aspiring director and horror movie buff. Like the other Little Liars, Tabby’s hiding a secret.
Maia Reficco as Noa Olivar: A striving, sardonic track star who’s working hard to get her life back to normal after a summer spent in juvenile detention.
Bailee Madison as Imogen Adams: A true survivor. Imogen is a final girl. She will drive the mystery of uncovering ‘A’ as she fights for her life and the lives of her friends.
Zaria as Faran Bryant: A poised, disciplined ballerina with aspirations to make it out of Millwood. But ‘A’ isn’t the only villain in Faran’s life. In the world of ballet, it is death by a thousand micro-aggressions.
Malia Pyles as Minnie Honrada: The youngest of the Little Liars. Having survived childhood trauma, Minnie spends most of her time in a virtual world, but she is more than capable of taking on the dark forces of Millwood — including ‘A’.
Alex Aiono as Shawn: Noa’s supportive boyfriend and one of the most popular jocks at Millwood High.
Mallory Bechtel as Karen Beasley: Millwood High’s reigning queen of mean and an antagonist to the Little Liars.
Eric Johnson as Sheriff Beasley: The domineering patriarch of the Beasley family.
Executive produced and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale) and co-executive produced and written by Lindsay Calhoon Bring (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), The series is produced by Aguirre-Sacasa’s Muckle Man Productions and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television. I. Marlene King (who developed the original Pretty Little Liars), Michael Grassi, Caroline Baron, and Alloy’s Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo are also executive producers of the series, which is based upon the bestselling series of books by Sara Shepard that are published by Alloy Entertainment.
Where to stream Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin?
When available to stream, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin will only be accessible on HBO Max as it is an exclusive series developed for the digital streaming platform. Moreover, the membership of the platform costs $10 per month (or $100 per year) for the ad-supported plan and $15 per month (or $150 per year) for the ad-free option. The viewers can choose the membership plan according to their preference and stream the vast catalog that HBO Max has to offer its users with tv-series and movies ranging across different genres.
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Official Trailer
On July 6, 2022, HBO Max released the Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin full trailer. The new series comes five years after the original Pretty Little Liars series ended. This spin-tone off’s seems to have successfully replicated the original series’s creepy, teen drama vibe which is setting and introducing new characters to the audience, along with their not exactly charming hometown of Millwood. The trailer is just a glimpse it will be exciting to see how different it is going to be from the original series.
Check out some fan’s reactions below:
this scene is already iconic #PLLOriginalSin pic.twitter.com/Yk1d6kBfZm
— 💭 (@olivarthinker) July 6, 2022
i don't know about you but i'm starting to see the parallels and I LOVE IT #PLLOriginalSin pic.twitter.com/PDteidVrC9
— tinny -17 (@imogenadms) July 6, 2022
this is about to be THE scene of #PLLOriginalSin pic.twitter.com/rtlM6Y8lL1
— hayley (@NOTINMYMCVIE) July 6, 2022
the horror movie refrences are insane #PLLOriginalSin pic.twitter.com/Al9NMfzB2G
— nis🅰️⋆ ⭑ (@CUZIATTRACTIT) July 6, 2022
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Official Summary
The official summary provided by HBO Max states the following, “In the small American town of Millwood, a group of teenage girls are made to pay for their parents’ sins when they become the unwilling recipients of an anonymous blackmailer, following a series of tragic events that occurred twenty years earlier.”
Before watching Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, watch the seven seasons of the original Pretty Little Liars to recollect your memory, which is currently streaming on HBO Max.