Tony award-winning Filipina singer and actress Lea Salonga joins the cast of HBO Max’s reboot of Pretty Little Liars.
The Broadway singer announced the news on Tuesday, September 28. “The moms have descended upon the town of Millwood! And we have secrets and lies of our own (can’t let the children have all the fun)! So excited to be part of the cast of Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin,” she wrote.
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In the upcoming series entitled ‘Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin’ Lea will play Elodie, described as the overbearing mother of Minnie who is played by Malia Pyles.
Lea will join the cast of Sharon Leal (Dream Girls), Elena Goode (Straight Outta Compton), Zakiya Young (Orange Is the New Black), and Carly Pope (Demonic).
The original American teen drama ended in 2017 after seven successful seasons and starred Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario, Ian Harding, Sasha Pieterse, and Tyler Blackburn.
The hit franchise produced two spin-offs – Pretty Little Liars: Ravenswood (2013) and Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (2019) – both of which were canceled after one season.
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