Lucy Hale Discusses PLL Bonds, Hints at Spin-Off Cameo

Lucy Hale reflects on past connections and future roles.

by Nouman Rasool
Lucy Hale Discusses PLL Bonds, Hints at Spin-Off Cameo
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Lucy Hale recently opened up about her relationship with her former "Pretty Little Liars" co-stars, revealing that she maintains connections with the cast of the series that catapulted her to fame. In an interview with E! News, the 34-year-old actress shared insights into her ongoing friendships with Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell, and Sasha Pieterse, with whom she starred on the popular teen drama from 2010 to 2017.

"Pretty Little Liars," which first aired on ABC Family before transitioning to Freeform, not only gained a massive following but also served as a career springboard for its cast. Reflecting on the bond they shared, Hale expressed profound gratitude for the shared experiences and career opportunities the show provided.

"We spent so much of our lives on that show, and it kickstarted all of our careers," she noted, emphasizing the deep-rooted connections they formed.

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The actress also recounted a recent encounter with Benson, who just welcomed her first child with husband Brandon Davis.

"I ran into her a couple of months ago, and she looked and felt better than ever," Hale remarked, adding that she is overjoyed for Benson, who had always expressed a desire to have children. Despite the original series concluding in 2017, the "Pretty Little Liars" universe continues to expand with the spin-off, "Pretty Little Liars: Summer School," now streaming on Max.

The new installment introduces fresh faces like Bailee Madison, Maia Reficco, Chandler Kinney, and Zaria to the franchise. Amidst this backdrop, there is buzz around Hale potentially reprising her role, which she teased in a playful comment on a promotional Instagram post for the spin-off: "Kinda making me want to go back to school?" As "Pretty Little Liars: Summer School" promises to deliver another thrilling summer, fans are eager to see if Hale will indeed make a return, adding a layer of nostalgia and continuity to the new series.

Her continued affection for the original show and her co-stars shines through, as she celebrates their new life chapters and the enduring legacy of their shared on-screen journey.