Pretty Little Liars Star Joins The Affair...as Joshua Jackson's New Love Interest?!

Exclusive: Miranda Rae Mayo will join the Showtime hit drama in a recurring role when it returns for its second season in the fall

By Tierney Bricker May 28, 2015 3:00 PMTags
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Is another affair about to go down on The Affair?!

Pretty Little LiarsMiranda Rae Mayo is set to join The Affair (aka one of our latest TV obsessions!) when it returns for its second season in the fall, E! News has exclusively learned. And she's playing a new love interest for one of the Showtime drama's leading men: Joshua Jackson!

Mayo is set to play Luisa, Cole's independent and free spirited new love interest, who illegally emigrated from Ecuador as a child and is working her way through school. And it doesn't seem like this is a casual fling, as Mayo is set to appear in at least five episodes of the Golden Globe-winning series' sophomore season.

So it looks like Cole and Alison's (Ruth Wilson) relationship really is done. And sorry to all of the fans rooting for a hookup to go down between Cole and Helen (Maura Tierney)!

Mayo recently played a major love interest for Shay Mitchell on ABC Family's hit series Pretty Little Liars, and is also set to appear in True Detective's highly anticipated second season when it premieres in June. 

But Lucia won't be the only new character fans of The Affair will be introduced to in season two: Joanna Gleason is set to join the series as the editor-in-chief of a publishing company with ties to Noah (Dominic West), while Richard Schiff will play the Butler family's longtime attorney. 

Season two of The Affair will also give viewers something they've been asking for since the series began: Cole and Helen's POVs! "We go out into four stories now, which is tremendously exciting," Jackson tells E! News. "It gives me and Maura the opportunity to tell the  story from our perspective and then it gives the other two the chance to do the fun stuff we were doing, which is to portray a character through someone else's eyes."

The Affair will return to Showtime this fall.