17 July 2013 10:40 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars spin-off Ravenswood is making a major casting change ahead of filming its pilot next week.

Merritt Patterson (photo, left) will replace Elizabeth Whitson as one of the series’ leading ladies, Olivia, TVLine has confirmed. Patterson had previously been cast as Olivia’s best friend, but has since been bumped up due to “the direction the character is now headed.”

Whitson, as a result, will exit the project. The Hollywood Reporter first reported on the recast.

Related | Pretty Little Liars Spin-Off Ravenswood — Crossover Plans

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• ABC’s »


- Megan Masters

Report a problem



Similar News Items

"Game of Thrones" (2011)
"The X Factor" (2004)
"Doctor Who" (2005)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners