Basic cable seems to be where many of tomorrow’s stars are getting their foot in the door today. Shows like Supernatural, Sonny With A Chance, and iCarly represent new young talent, fresh writers reinventing the time-honored half hour format, and an outlet which the 24 hour, 1000+ cable channel networks can run reruns into infinity. Still, every once and a while a new show galvanizes some interest even though the format is generally same as it ever was. so it goes for Pretty Little Liars. Much like the cult favorite Gilmore Girls, Pretty Little Liars has engendered a whole new stock of insane fans, lengthy discussion boards, and stalwart loyalty. My wife loves Pretty Little Liars; the high school psychodrama has become her trapped in Charleston escape. But who is Lucy Hale? What is Lucy Hale’s back story? And how does Lucy Hale manage to pull off those fun outfits every episode of Pretty Little Liars?
Who is Lucy Hale: Lucy Hale is a young lady from Memphis who, according to her IMDB (1)page, has a star that has risen quite quickly. As recently as four years ago Lucy Hale was guest starring on shows like Drake & Josh, The O.C., How I Met Your Mother, and Wizards of Waverly Place. A short stint staring as Rose Baker on the show Privileged led to her current gig as Aria Montgomery on Pretty Little Liars.
What’s Happening With Lucy Hale Now: While the rest of the celebrities in Hollywood are trolling around din rehab and having affairs with each other, Lucy Hale is making the summer of 2010 the summer of Lucy Hale. According to the news feed of her own web page (2), Lucy Hale is keeping busy with awards too. Just recently in August the ABC Family Channel series Pretty Little Liars took home “the award for Choice Summer TV Show…while Lucy Hale herself picked up the award for “Choice Summer TV Star: Female.”
What Critics Say: It’s not hard to find opinion online about someone like Lucy Hale. One writer from US Magazine (3) said “My fave is Lucy Hale, who plays Aria. She has that rare combination of gee-whiz cuteness and true beauty. She totally sparkled on the red carpet at Sunday night’s Teen Choice Awards.”
What’s Next: While her IMDB page is mum about any upcoming projects, the future looks bright for Lucy Hale. She’ll more than likely be keeping busy in the coming weeks and months as fans all crowd around her to see what she’s up to. Stay tuned!