Riverdale renewed for Season 2
The CW has announced their new series Riverdale has officially been renewed for a second season. No word yet on if the series will return as a mid-season debut next year or will expand its episode count to be a longer series, but check back here for more news as we learn it!
The series stars KJ Apa stars as Archie Andrews along with Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones and Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom.
Based on the characters from Archie Comics, Riverdale hails from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, in association with Berlanti Productions, with executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Supergirl, Glee), Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Sarah Schechter (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics).
The next episode of Riverdale is set to air Thursday, March 8 and is titled “Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place” with the following official description:
“When a major piece of evidence is mysteriously destroyed, new rumors begin to swirl as to who was really behind Jason’s murder. Tensions build when Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) father returns to the fray and it’s revealed that he and Fred (Luke Perry) have some unresolved issues between them. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) takes matters into her own hands after her fight with Hermione (Marisol Nichols). Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) approaches Betty (Lili Reinhart) with an unexpected proposal that leaves Betty torn. KJ Apa and Madchen Amick also star.”
Allison Anders directed the episode, which was written by Aaron Allen. “Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place” is set to air March 9 on The CW.