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ABC Family Reveals Cast of New Bella Thorne Drama Pilot

ABC Family Reveals Cast of New Bella Thorne Drama Pilot


ABC Family has announced the cast of the new drama from Pretty Little Liars boss I. Marlene King, Famous in Love, starring Bella Thorne.

The pilot order, as well as Thorne’s attachment to the series, based on Rebecca Serle’s novel, was announced in October.

Famous in Love stars Thorne as Paige, an ordinary college student who gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads while uncovering the truth about what happened to a famous missing pop star.

Read the full cast list and character descriptions, via ABC Family, below:

  • Carter Jenkins (“The Following”) as Rainer, the son of Hollywood royalty, who is one of Paige’s costars in the blockbuster movie.
  • Jesse Henderson (“Finding Carter”) plays Jake, Paige’s best friend who becomes jealous when Paige starts hanging out with Rainer.
  • Keith Powers (“Straight Outta Compton,” “Recovery Road”) will portray Jordan, a Hollywood bad boy, who stars with Rainer and Paige in the movie. He and Rainer have a complicated history, which is further heightened by the fact that both share chemistry with Paige.
  • Niki Koss (“Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse”) stars as Alexis, one of Rainer’s old friends, who competes with Paige for the same role, and like most people on the show, has a secret.
  • Georgie Flores (“CSI”) will play Cassandra, Paige’s roommate and close friend, who is straightforward and a good friend.
  • Perrey Reeves (“Entourage”) will star as Nina, Rainer’s smart and cunning mother, who is half of one of Hollywood’s most powerful couples. Confident and manipulative, she does whatever it takes to make sure things go her son’s way.
  • Pepi Sonuga joins the cast as Tangey, a beautiful pop star who mysteriously disappeared from the public eye, and previously involved with both Rainer and Jordan.
  • Mark Valley (“Human Target”) will recur as Grant Devon, Rainer’s father, who is a major figure in Hollywood.

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