It appears that “A” is in competition.

There’s a new sheriff in town (literally) and we’ve got the details about the newest addition to the cast of the upcoming Pretty Little LiarsThe premiere of “The Spectator”, July 28, on HBO Max.

Eric Johnson plays Sheriff Beasley, “domineering patriarch of the Beasley family” who, according to TVLine, will be “just as big a villain to our Little Liars as ‘A.'”

Those were some large words. 

The main antagonist in the original was “A”. Pretty Little LiarsThe series aired seven seasons between 2010 and 2017.

Johnson recently made an appearance on programs like American Gods and Vikings. He also had a memorable arc as Whitney Fordman, Lana Lang’s (Kristin Kreuk) boyfriend, on the first season of Smallville.

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin takes place in present-day Millwood, Penn. and features an entirely new group of girls—Imogen (Bailee Madison), Minnie (Malia Pyles), Noa (Maia Reficco), Tabby (Chandler Kinney), Faran (Zaria)And Karen (Mallory Bechtel)—who are , according to HBO Max, “made to pay for the secret sin committed by their parents two decades ago.”