It looks like the apple doesn't fall far from the ABC tree. Shay Mitchell is teaming up with Pretty LIttle Liars showrunner I. Marlene King to produce a new drama that is, according to Cosmopolitan, a blend of all our favorite TV dramas. Imagine PLL meets Gossip Girl – it doesn't get juicer than that!
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 30-year-old star and producer King are working together for ABC to create The Heiress - a book series written by PLL author Sara Shepard. The new project is described as "a family soap with a mystery twist, set in the diamond world."
The Saybrooks are a household name. They have been blessed with great fortune but cursed with epic loss. The events surrounding a deadly crash a year ago drove a wedge between the once-inseparable diamond empire heiresses. But when an unspeakable tragedy brings the cousins back together, they create a truly unbreakable bond. They set to solve the mystery of who wants the Saybrook family dead before one of them is the next target"
While Mitchell has already kept fans on the edges of their seat when recently joining the cast Lifetime's newest drama "You", we are more than excited to see her play the lead role in this new series. The chisme is forming, we can already feel it!