Descendants‘ Sofia Carson has signed on to the cast of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Carson joins previously announced stars Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish in the drama pilot for the Pretty Little Liars spinoff. According to the announcement, Carson is on board to play Ava, “a beautiful trendsetting blogger and coder, who strives to be a fashion icon.”
Sofia Carson has also booked a guest starring role on Freeform’s Famous in Love starring Bella Thorne, Charlie DePew, Georgie Flores, Niki Koss, Keith Powers, and Carter Jenkins. Carson will guest star as Sloane, “the daughter of a movie mogul, who becomes entwined with Paige Townsen and her friends.”
Famous in Love will return for its second season on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 8:00pm ET/PT.
Both Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists and Famous in Love are executive produced by I. Marlene King. King also wrote the spinoff’s pilot. Charlie Craig (Pretty Little Liars, The 100), Leslie Morgenstein (Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries) and Gina Girolamo (The 100, The Originals) are also involved as executive producers. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists is produced by Alloy Entertainment and Long Lake Media, in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television.
Sofia Carson’s credits include Descendants: Wicked World, Descendants 2, Adventures in Babysitting, Faking It, and Austin & Ally.
The Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Plot: The series is based on the popular book series The Perfectionists, written by Sara Shepard, who also penned the No. 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.