Pretty Little Liars Cast
The executive producer and stars of the ABC Family series "Pretty Little Liars" (L-R) executive producer I. Marlene King, actresses Shay Mitchell, Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, and Troian Bellisario take part in a panel discussion at the Disney ABC Television Group Winter Press Tour 2011 for the Television Critics Association in Pasadena, California, January 10, 2011. Reuters/Fred Prouser

It’s official: “Pretty Little Liars” will end its successful stint on the Rosewood set after its current season. Apparently, seven years in the small screen was always the plan, amidst talk that there will be a follow-up movie.

“Pretty Little Liars” creator and showrunner I. Marlene King made the announcement via Facebook Live. Along with her were cast members Lucy Hale (Aria Montgomery), Shay Mitchell (Emily Fields), Troian Bellisario (Spencer Hastings), Ashley Benson (Hanna Marin) and Sasha Pieterse (Alison DiLaurentis).

King confirmed that after the mid-season finale, there will only be ten more “Pretty Little Liars” episodes. After which, the girls shared that the entire experience was very bitter sweet. “Excited about the premiere,” Benson clarified. “But sad that the show is ending.”

“It’s been such an amazing chapter in our lives,” Hale shared. “And we’re so glad that you guys could share it with us.” Hale also claimed that the last ten episodes in the series will be “pretty crazy.”

“Everybody worked really hard — from the writers, to the cast and the crew — to make sure these last 10 episodes, every one sort of tops the other," King said. "And we’ll still say it’s the biggest, most romantic, most twisty turvy... I can’t think of one question we don’t answer."

The girls shared this sentiment, confirming that fans of the show, even the ones that have followed it from the very beginning, will be very satisfied with its end.

The last episodes will begin airing in April 2017. However, the series end only raises questions about a “Pretty Little Liars” movie. After all, King and Mitchell once stated that it was a possibility.

In an interview with Variety, Karey Burke, vice president of programming and development from the US Network Freeform, has address the rumours of the movie. “This is really the end,” Burke confirms. She clarified that rumours were only circulating because the cast and team behind “Pretty Little Liars” did not want the show to end. Nevertheless, it has been agreed upon that the 2-hour finale episode will be the show’s final curtain.

“Pretty Little Liars” summer finale will air for US audiences on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. on Freeform. Australian audiences can catch the show on Fox8.