EXCLUSIVE: Chandler Kinney (Zombies 2, lethal weapon) and Maia Reficco (Evita, Kally’s mashup) are defined as the tracks in Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, a darker and current iteration of the popular 2010-17 series, from Riverdale and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina designer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; Lindsay Calhoon brings (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina); Alloy entertainment; and Warner Bros TV. Lisa Soper (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) will direct the first two episodes. Production on the series is slated to begin later this summer at Uppriver Studios in New York City.
Written by Aguirre-Sacasa and Calhoon Bring, the reboot based on Sara Shepard’s bestselling books will feature a new story and new characters. Twenty years ago a series of tragic events nearly tore the working-class town of Millwood apart. Today, a group of disparate teenage girls – a brand new set of Little Liars – find themselves tormented by an unknown abuser and forced to pay for the secret sin their parents committed two decades ago … as well as the their. . In the dark drama, coming of age, tinged with horror Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, we are miles from Rosewood, but in the existing Pretty little Liars universe – in a whole new city, with a new generation of Little Liars.
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Kinney will play Tabby, an aspiring director and horror enthusiast. Like the other Little Liars, Tabby is hiding a secret.
Reficco will play Noa, a sardonic track star who works hard to regain a normal life after a summer in juvenile detention.
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Aguirre-Sacasa will produce through his Muckle Man Productions, with Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo d’Alloy, as well as Michael Grassi and Caroline Baron. Calhoon Bring will co-executive produce. Muckle Man Productions and Alloy produce in association with WBTV.
Kinney recently starred in Zombie 2, the second installment of the Disney Channel film franchise, and she will return for the third installment. Kinney previously starred in the Fox series Lethal weapon. Additional credits include currencies American Horror Story: Asylum, The Haunted Hathaways for Nickelodeon and Disney Girl meets the world. Kinney is replaced by Paradigm, Untitled Entertainment and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman.
Reficco is currently running the Netflix feature Foreigners, opposite Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke, and directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. She recently starred in the Broadway Center Stage production Next to normal like Natalie at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Previously, she played the role of Young Eva in the Encores! Production of Evita at New York City Center, directed by Sammi Cannold. Reficco is best known for her role as Kally in the Nickelodeon series Kally’s mashup in Latin America, for which she won several Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Reficco is replaced by CAA and Hansen, Jacobson.
Soper recently directed an episode of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for Netflix, Warner Bros Television and Berlanti Productions. Soper is also an award-winning decorator who recently worked with James Gunn on the Max Original. Peacemaker; she was also the creator of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina before moving on to the production of the series. Soper is replaced by Charlotte Rose at Green Light Artist Management and Hannah Ozer at Kaplan / Perrone.
Aguirre-Sacasa has developed and is executive producer / showrunner of Riverdale for the CW. He also produced and developed the executive production of Netflix The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and the CW Katy Keene. All three dramas are based on characters from Archie Comics, where Aguirre-Sacasa is Creative Director, and produced by Warner Bros Television, where he is under a global contract.