Pretty Little Liars Time Jump: Everything We Know
If you hadn’t noticed, we’re pretty excited about the upcoming time jump on Pretty Little Liars. It has the potential to reset and revitalize the story after five and a half seasons on the air. We will have a chance to meet these characters all over again, but with the added benefit of already caring about them. Details are starting to spill in about the upcoming time jump. Here’s everything we know.
It will probably happen over the mid-season hiatus
Mark your calendars, people. From all accounts, the PLL time jump will be going down around the mid-season hiatus. This hasn’t been explicitly clarified, but we know that Troian Bellisario was in Vancouver filming some scenes as a 24-year-old Spencer last week, so it’s probably going down either at the end of the summer finale or the beginning of the winter premiere.
The show will jump five years
Though there was much speculation that the time jump would last four years following this Reddit AMA Marlene King last year, she has now confirmed that the jump will be a bit longer than that. PLL will skip five years, making the Liars around age 24.
There will be engagement rings — plural!
Love will be in the air when PLL gets to the other side of its time jump. When asked about the possibility of a post-time jump wedding, showrunner Marlene King teased to Entertainment Weekly: “Oh it's possible! It's possible. There are some engagement rings flying around when we come back for the premiere." That’s right: multiple engagement rings. Start placing bets now.
There will be two new guys in the picture
You may want to take into account these two new post-time jump characters when placing those bets. According to TVLine, we will be meeting Jordan, “a sophisticated-yet-approachable 27-year-old working in the fashion industry,” and Liam, “a 24-year-old editorial assistant from Boston” after the time jump. Could these be new beaus for the Liars?
The fashion will be more Sex in the City
We cannot wait for the post-time jump fashion and makeup. PLL makeup artist Cindy Miguens told ET Online: "There is definitely going to be a difference in their whole entire look. More done-up, more polished. It's going to be probably Sex and the City meets Pretty Little Liars so you guys are going to be in for a big surprise."
Charles’ arc will presumably be over
The summer finale is titled “Game Over, Charles,” so we’re guessing that — following the time jump — the Liars will be dealing with an entirely new antagonist, a la the shift in villain from Mona to the current “A.” Who will the new villain be? And how, if at all, will the show tie him or her into past chapters? We can’t wait to find out!
Catch the next episode of Pretty Little Liars Season 6 on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.