When their best friend Alison mysteriously vanishes, four girls believe their secrets are safe forever. But when they begin to receive threatening messages from someone named "A," the truth may be only one text away. Filled with mystery, scandal, intrigue and nail-biting suspense, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS is based on the best-selling book series for young adults from Alloy.
Set one year after the disappearance of Alison, the manipulative and vindictive queen bee, the one-hour drama revolves around four 16-year-old girlfriends -Aria, Hanna, Spencer and Emily - who have lost touch with one another until each begins to receive mysterious messages suggesting that Alison is watching them and knows their most private details they are desperate to keep hidden. Suddenly, living in their picturesque suburban community is far from perfect as secrets, lies and betrayals threaten everything they hold dear. Even after Alison's body is discovered, the messages don't stop...
Artsy and eclectic Aria has just returned to town from a year in Europe and, while she tries to deny feeling hurt over her father Byron's (Lowe) indiscretion with one of his ex-students at the college, and keep her mom, Ella (Combs), from finding out, she can't ignore the intense chemistry with Ezra Fitz (Harding) - Aria's English teacher. Aria Montgomery, the artsy chameleon who is interested in English - and her English teacher, Ezra Fitz.
Lucy Hale stars in the one-hour drama Pretty Little Liars, based upon the popular book series from Alloy Entertainment, as Aria Montgomery, the artsy chameleon who is interested in English -- and her English teacher, Ezra Fitz.
Hale recently starred in the critically acclaimed series Privileged, from Rina Mimoun, and in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, opposite Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn. Filming of the latter took Hale to locations in the Greek island of Santorini, New York and Connecticut.
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Hale realized a passion for music at an early age and began voice lessons in earnest at the age of 9. In addition to her home schooling, she enrolled in Independent Education acting classes and began to combine her talents for both singing and acting. She appeared on American Juniors, finishing in the top five and becoming a member of the band which was formed at the show's conclusion. Her positive experience on the program inspired her to seriously pursue a career in entertainment.
Hale could recently be seen in the telefilm Sorority Wars, starring alongside Courteney Thorne-Smith, and in guest-starring roles in the series Private Practice and CSI: Miami. Other television credits include an impressive list of popular shows, including How I Met Your Mother, The O.C., Drake & Josh and American Family. Hale also starred in the recent incarnation of The Bionic Woman as Becca Sommers, the sister of Jamie Sommers. She resides in Southern California.