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Alloy adds 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Parks and Recreation,' and 'Pretty Little Liars' alums to cast of web series 'Dating Rules'

Shiri Appleby

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Alloy Entertainment – the minds behind teen series Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, The Secret Circle, and many more – is currently producing a new web series, Dating Rules From My Future Self, which is adding several new cast members. EW has exclusively learned that Taylor Kinney (The Vampire Diaries), Alison Becker (Parks and Recreation), Mircea Monroe (Episodes), and Bryce Johnson (Pretty Little Liars) have joined the cast alongside the sole star so far, Life Unexpected’s Shiri Appleby (pictured here), who is also producing with Alloy’s Josh Bank, Bob Levy, and Tripp Reed.

The nine-episode series – which will premiere in January – is being directed by Elizabeth Allen (90210, The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl) and is an original concept from Alloy that follows a 29-year-old woman (Appleby) who gets text messages from herself 10 years in the future that serve as warnings that she has to change her dating tactics or she’ll end up alone and unhappy. Dating Rules is Alloy’s sixth web series, and the company is currently webcasting First Day 2: First Dance and Wendy.

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Originally posted October 25 2011 — 8:00 AM EDT

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