Finally, your awkward childhood feelings for Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica and the rest of the gang will be justified with Riverdale, The CW’s new drama based on Archie Comics.
The series, which hails from super producer Greg Berlanti and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa isn’t your mama’s Archie. It’s dark, broody and sexy—think Gossip Girl antics with a murder mystery. In the new trailer below, you’ll see that Archie (KJ Apa) isn’t the peachy keen boy from the funny books. Archie gets it on…with a … read more
The CW has officially set a midseason premiere date for the anticipated new drama Riverdale. Described as a bold and subversive take on Archie Comics, the noir series — starring K.J. Apa and Cole Sprouse as beloved characters Archie and Jughead, respectively — will debut Thursday, January 26 at 9 p.m. ET, pushing Supernatural to Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET. Tonally, Riverdale and Supernatural are a perfect match for Thursday nights. Following the premiere of Riverdale, Archie Comics will release a … read more
Riverdale, the forthcoming CW teen drama adapted from the iconic Archie comics, has now inspired its very own comic. Very meta, Archie. TVGuide.com reports that sometime next year — probably around the TBD premiere of the CW series — Archie Comics will release a 48-page one-shot that will document what happened to Archie Andrews and company before the events of Riverdale. But this is only the starting point. Written by showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (who’s penned two supernatural takes on … read more
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist took a break from saving the world to hang out with Archie Andrews and Jughead Jones from Riverdale. The executive producer of the Archie comics reboot, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, shared a cute pic on Tuesday (September 6) of Benoist with K.J. Apa (Archie) and Cole Sprouse (Jughead), which caused fans to freak out. Both shows are part of the CW’s universe — Supergirl originally aired on CBS, but was picked up by the CW for Season 2 — so a crossover isn’t just a pipe … read more
Archie is getting a live action makeover, and before you scoff at the idea of bringing these beloved comic book characters to life, just wait until you hear who’s responsible for the crazy idea: Greg Berlanti. Yes, the man responsible for all of your favorite shows (“Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl”). “Riverdale,” based on the characters and town immortalized in the Archie comics, has now found a prospective home in the CW, where the project currently has a pilot script in development, … read more