Fans of ABC Family's addictive teen mystery, 'Pretty Little Liars' can expect things to head south for wealthy Spencer Hastings in coming weeks -- but in real life things are getting better and better for the actress who brings Spencer to life, Troian Bellisario.

Series creator Marlene King has indicated that the storyline is heating up for the mysterious Ian (Ryan Merriman), who up and eloped with Spencer's cruel older sister Melissa (Torrey DeVitto) in the series' winter premiere -- even though Ian had already kissed Spencer and interacted in an unfaithful kind of way with Alison, the murder victim at the heart of 'Liars.'

"For someone who prides herself on being in control so much of her life, Spencer gets to be the person with the least amount of control, especially with what happens as the season continues," Troian tells PopEater. "Really fun things happen to Spencer."

Really fun things have been happening for 'PLL,' what with ratings doubling and a second season already ordered for the show, which has been described as a sort of "Desperate Housewives" for the younger set.