Freeform, in true Y2K style, said, “Bye bye, Bye,” to each cast member and then said, “Hello to the next!”

The Cruel SummerThe new leader of’s has arrived officially: Lexi Underwood. The new addition will replace Eloise PayetIn season 2 of the series. According to, the recasting decision was made after an earlier table reading. The Hollywood Reporter.

Lexi previously starred as Pearl Warren in There are little fires everywherePresently,Malia Obama in Showtime’sThe First LadyThe premiere of ‘, April 17, was held in New York.

Lexi isn’t even the only fresh face on our tiny screens. According to reports, season 2 of Freeform’s series will have a new cast.

Season two—which does not have a premiere date yet—will be set in the Pacific Northwest and will follow “the rise and fall of an intense teenage friendship…from three different timelines surrounding Y2K,” according to the network.

Lexi joins cast members previously announced, including Sadie Stanley Griffin GluckAlong with Private Practice‘s KaDee Strickland Paul Adelstein.