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'PLL' Boss Marlene King Didn't Want to Break Up Your Favorite Couples

'PLL' Boss Marlene King Didn't Want to Break Up Your Favorite Couples

Marlene King's Favorite 'Pretty Little Liars' Twist Involved Toby

Marlene King's Favorite 'Pretty Little Liars' Twist Involved Toby

As Pretty Little Liars comes to a close after seven gut-wrenching seasons, we are reminiscing about all of our favorite stories — and we aren’t the only ones. Showrunner I. Marlene King recently opened up about her favorite twist from the show’s run.

“I think my most favorite [shocker] was the reveal of Toby being on the A-Team,” she told TooFab, “Because Toby to me was the one person who never had told a single lie. When I pitched that, I made the studio and the network promise me that they weren’t going to unravel the long-term idea that he was working for the greater good.”

We have to admit, that twist absolutely jarred us as well, so we have to give her props for it. (Although, in a show where almost everyone is guilty of something, can anything truly shock us?)

All we can say is, you have made lifelong devotees out of us, Marlene. We will watch every show you’re signed on to and that is a promise.

Read what Marlene has to say about Allison DiLaurentis’ character evolution too!

TELL JJJ: Which was your favorite twist on the show?

'Pretty Little Liars' Boss Promises Two Weddings in Final Episodes!

'Pretty Little Liars' Boss Promises Two Weddings in Final Episodes!

Two of our favorite Pretty Little Liars couples are getting married!

Showrunner Marlene King recently revealed that there are weddings coming up in the final three episodes – two, to be exact.

“We’ve always said that there was going to be at least one wedding, but I can promise you that in the next three episodes, there will be two more weddings on the show,” Marlene said (via EW) during the 2017 ATX Television Festival this past week in Austin, Texas.

Costume designer Cameron Dale said about designing the gowns, “It was scary! It’s so secret — I was trying to talk to designers and I was like, ‘I can’t say anything!’ I’m just always so scared to reveal anything.”

Marlene also teased, “Some wore bridesmaids’ dresses.”

So who is getting married?! We know Hanna (Ashley Benson) and Caleb (Tyler Blackburn) just got engaged, so they are certainly a possibility.

What about Aria (Lucy Hale) and Ezra (Ian Harding), who despite some drama lately, got engaged earlier in the season?

Or Spencer (Troian Bellisario) and Toby (Keegan Allen)? And hey, we’re still holding out hope that Ali (Sasha Pieterse) and Emily (Shay Mitchell) may make it official too. Let the speculation begin!

This is How the 'Pretty Little Liars' Cast Kept All Those Secrets

This is How the 'Pretty Little Liars' Cast Kept All Those Secrets

We never knew, but some of the things the Pretty Little Liars teased over the years were actually true!

In fact, the cast recently revealed that some of the way they kept all those “A” secrets was…by telling the truth!

“I feel like in the past I’ve definitely said the truth about some things because I knew people wouldn’t believe me,” Troian Bellisario told EW. “That was the best way to keep the secret — to bluntly say exactly what would happen and then say, ‘But can you ever trust me?’ And because I’ve been on a show with the word ‘liar’ in the title, nobody believed me! I think I said it about, like, Mona at one point.”

Showrunner Marlene King said, “I’ve only let something slip one time and it was you [Ashley Benson] in the orange jumpsuit. You came to a meeting in your orange jumpsuit and I lied because it was around Halloween. I said, ‘No no, we’re dressing up for Halloween,’ but fans knew. That’s the only time I’ve screwed up.”

“In the age of social media, we’ve been really lucky that nobody has, excluding me that time with Hanna in the orange jumpsuit, messed anything up,” she added.

Shay Mitchell & Ashley Benson Take Marlene King Out for a Belated Birthday Dinner

Shay Mitchell & Ashley Benson Take Marlene King Out for a Belated Birthday Dinner

This is one of the best Pretty Little Liars reunions ever!

Shay Mitchell and Ashley Benson (aka Buttah Benzo) took Pretty Little Liars showrunner I. Marlene King out for a belated birthday dinner last night in Los Angeles.

The three were seen leaving Craig’s after catching up over dinner and kindly stopped for a few fans who recognized them.

“Mar. My twin. My love. I love you. You have changed my life,” Ashley wrote to Marlene in a birthday Instagram last month. “You inspire me each and everyday. I’m so grateful to have someone like You and better yet a twin. #benzmar happy birthday.”

See all the pics below!

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'Pretty Little Liars' Features Empowering Female Music For A Reason

'Pretty Little Liars' Features Empowering Female Music For A Reason

Have you ever noticed how awesome the music is on Pretty Little Liars?

Some of the show’s biggest and most shocking moments are so good because the music featured perfectly encapsulates those feelings.

Showrunner Marlene King recently opened up about how important it was for her to pick female artists.

“We strayed away from heavy rock or a male sound. We absolutely wanted the music to be female-centric and female-driven; that was our guideline,” Marlene told Vulture. “We do a lot of great ballads. There’s an artist we had on Pretty Little Liars a lot, her name is Christina Perri. That haunting, sad ballad, soulful sound. She inspires me. A lot of those early montages on the show were set to her songs. It just makes you want to cry when she sings!”

She added, “Going back to the pilot, we had Lady Gaga too. Empowered female music in every sense of the word. We referenced Beyoncé on the show. We haven’t been able to afford her music, but we’ll definitely reference her.”

TELL JJJ: Do you have a favorite PLL music moment?

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The 'Pretty Little Liars' Finale Will Feel Like a Movie & Feature a 'Huge Twist'

The 'Pretty Little Liars' Finale Will Feel Like a Movie & Feature a 'Huge Twist'

The more we hear about the epic Pretty Little Liars series finale, the more we get excited about it.

The cast and crew recently teased a lot of tidbits about what fans can expect.

“It feels like a movie and it was written as if it was a movie,” showrunner Marlene King said (via Teen Vogue). “I hope you guys are satisfied with this huge twist.”

OK, time to guess! What do you think the big twist is? Let us know in the comments below!

In case you missed it, one cast member wasn’t totally sold on the finale script at first!

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Ashley Benson Shares Sweet Texts With 'PLL' Boss Marlene King

Ashley Benson Shares Sweet Texts With 'PLL' Boss Marlene King

Pretty Little Liars may be wrapped, but Ashley Benson and showrunner Marlene King are still very close.

In fact, Ash took to Instagram to share some cute text exchanges between the two.

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“My everything. Just got off FaceTime with mar my twin. You continue to inspire me and push me. You are so special and I’m so glad I am a part of your family @imarleneking,” Ashley captioned the photo, which you can see below.

Pretty Little Liars stars airing its final episodes this April.

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