It sounds like Lucas and Mona will be spending a lot of time together in Season 5. According to Brendan: “I have at least one scene of every episode I’m in with [Janel]. We’re good friends off camera, which everybody is usually always really surprised about which I get because in the past Mona’s been really awful to Lucas. But we’re good friends and we’re really happy to be working together.” Sign us up for that dynamic, especially given that, though Lucas has been a pawn in the past, it sounds like he’ll be showing a new side in Season 5.
“When we first met Lucas in season one he was very self-deprecating and very proud of his nerd-dom, if you will, and then kind of moved into this whole distressed henchman thing — very nervous and up to no good,” Brendan explained. “Now we’re moving into this version of Lucas where he’s kind of coming into his own as a person and I think it’s fun to do that with this age group, to be able to see that with a teenager and to see a change in finding yourself from a teenage boy’s perspective. We’ve seen it with the girls and the transformation with the girls and I’m flattered they’ve asked me to be the one to take that on (for the guys).” We’re so excited for mature Lucas! We’ve always loved this character, even when he was acting super sketchy.
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Catch the Pretty Little Liars Season 5 premiere on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.
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