The Lying Game: Charisma Carpenter Becomes Series Regular

the lying gameRebecca Sewell’s return to Phoenix rocked the back-half of The Lying Game‘s first season. Once merely thought of as a ghost of a former time, spoken about in hushed tones and kept away from the minds of the children, she became this living, breathing reminder of something that Alec and Ted would rather forget. Her presence unnerved Ted much more and made Kristin have doubts about her husband’s fidelity, though Rebecca had eventually set her sights on Alec and having a friendly relationship with Sutton, Ethan, and Thayer.

But it was revealed that the mother of Emma and Sutton wasn’t Annie Hobbs, nor was it some strange woman they didn’t know. It was Rebecca. And Sutton knew it. It’s not clear how long she knew, why they hadn’t told Emma, or what they had in mind, but thankfully, The Lying Game will get the chance to clear that up, as Charisma Carpenter has been upgraded to a series regular. Now that Rebecca has become a much more pivotal character to the show, and the lives of the twins, the bump is only logical; plus, Carpenter was already fairly prominent in the final 10 episodes of the season, so it’s not much of a stretch to expand her role and screen time.

The only question now is where does Rebecca go from here? For most of the season, she tended to be fairly harmless, but the facade was eventually lowered just enough so you could see the manipulative, damaged individual underneath. And that individual could be quite dangerous, if given proper motivation and resources, not only to Alec and Ted but to Emma, Ethan, and Thayer.

This past April, The Lying Game was renewed for a second season, which is scheduled to debut in early 2013. The show, along with Pretty Little Liars, was recently acquired by Netflix and will be available to stream around the time of its next premiere.

What did you think of the final finale reveal from The Lying Game? What do Rebecca and Sutton have in store for Emma in season two? Does anybody else know that the two are in cahoots?


Leave a Reply

Here’s Why The 90210 Reboot Failed to Resonate With Audiences
Five New Shows This Fall We’re Looking Forward To
10 Reasons Why Castle Season 8 Left the Show Incomplete
Five Shows to Watch if You Liked “Northern Exposure”
Our Top Five David Hyde Pierce Movies of His Career
What The Cast of the Movie “The Fugitive” Is Up to Today
Predictions from Back to the Future 2 That Actually Came True
Can We Stop with All of the Baseless Fan Theories Already?
The Top Uses of Al Jolson Songs in Movies or TV
The Making of the Perfect Strangers Theme Song
The Top Five Songs from the Ghostbusters 2 Soundtrack
The Top Five Songs on the Collateral Beauty Soundtrack
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mackenzie Dern
Secrets on How Sports Stars Keep Their Fitness Up
Snoop Dogg Explains Hockey Rules and Culture In Video Series For NHL Playoffs
We’re Praying That Floyd Mayweather Fights in the MMA
Pneumatic Overwatch Doomfist Guantlet Made In Real Life With 2,600 Pounds Of Punching Force
Shigeru Miyamoto is Officiall Not Allowed to Bike to Work for Fear of “Frogger”
Watch Jeff Goldblum Hilariously Read Famous Video Game Dialogue
The 10 Most Overpowered Weapons In Video Gaming History
So What is Michaela Conlin Up to These Days?
The Top Five Luke Perry Roles Outside of 90210
10 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know about Kaitlyn Dever
The Finest Susan Oliver Acting Performances of Her Career