A new psychologist has landed in Rosewood, PA. British actor Huw Collins has booked a major recurring role on ABC Family/Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars for the second half of Season 6. He plays Dr. Elliot Rollins, a psychologist who becomes entangled in the town;s unfolding drama.
Newcomer Collins was seen seen briefly in a preview clip of the winter premiere episode played Friday at New York Comic Con. The remaining 10 episodes of Season 6 will premiere on January 12.
Exec producer I. Marlene King told the crowd at PaleyFest NY yesterday that Season 6B will be “lighter in some ways because we are starting a new mystery. … We get to rely little bit more heavily on the soap as we start this new mystery.” The new season also picks up five years later, adding a new twist.
Collins joins series stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Laura Leighton, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish, and Tyler Blackburn. Collins is repped by Haven Entertainment.