'Riverdale' Was Nearly a Time-Travel 'Archie' Film with Louis C.K. in the Lead
With The CW debuting teen drama Riverdale at the end of the month, pulled straight from the pages of Archie Comics, it sets out to tell a dark, noir-like tale filled with colour and energy. While the murder mystery-angle is certainly something fans of the comics won't be accustomed to, it could have been worse.
Check out a revealing new trailer for The CW's 'Riverdale'
The CW's 'Riverdale' Adds Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald has joined The CW's Archie adaptation Riverdale, and will guest role as Archie's mother Mary Andrews. — In the show, Mary has left Riverdale two years prior before she returns when her family needs it. She reconnects with her son and her husband, as well as former high school friends. Her return coincides with the Homecoming Dance.
First look at the CW's Archie Comics Adaptation, 'Riverdale'
'Riverdale' Gets Premiere Date Set
Riverdale has been confirmed for a late January premiere, the network has confirmed, as they release their mid-season slate. — Archie, Betty, and the rest of the gang will make the live-action jump official on Thursday nights, beginning January 26 at 9PM on The CW. The one hour drama series will be followed by a special one-shot comic book that will tie into the pilot. That will be out February 1.
The CW's 'Riverdale' Getting a Tie-In Comic from Archie
Archie Comics has announced that a tie-in comic book will debut in 2017, related directly to the events unfolding in the CW's Riverdale series. — It will be a one-shot release written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (who is showrunner on the series) and with art by Alitha Martinez. Set in the world of the TV series, it will feature the new takes on the characters that will come to light on the small screen.
The CW's 'Riverdale' Adds Robin Givens and 'Stranger Things'' Shannon Purser
EW is reporting that The CW's upcoming Archie Comics adaptation Riverdale has added Shannon Purser (Stranger Things) as Ethel Muggs, while Deadline is reporting that Robin Givens has been added as Mayor Sierra McCoy.
The Cast of 'Riverdale' on Bringing Archie to The CW
Plenty was revealed at Comic-Con out of The CW, and with The CW's attempt at bringing to life the world of Archie, there's a lot of excitement about the drama, which is set to take a dark, mystery-infused look at the small town.
The CW invites Archie on-board with a Series Order for 'Riverdale'
Archie Comics has officially confirmed that The CW has picked up Riverdale for a series order of the live-action adaptation. — The one hour drama will be written by Archie Comics chief Creative Officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and producedby Warner Bros. Studios and Berlanti Productions.
The CW's 'Riverdale' Pilot Wraps Production
The CW's television adaptation of Archie Comics won't arrive until next fall, but nevertheless filming has been wrapped on the pilot episode of Riverdale.
The CW Picks Up Greg Berlanti Archie Project, 'Riverdale'
Producer Greg Berlanti continues his successful relationship with The CW, landing Riverdale a pilot pickup to go with The Flash, Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow.