The CW Announces It Has Green-Lit Second Season Of Riverdale
Based on the popular Archie Comics from the publisher of the same name, the program revolves around the intrigue that ensues following the murder of one of the protagonists’ friends. Lili Reinhart plays Betty Cooper, Camila Vendes portrays Veronica Lodge, Cole Sprouse appears as Jughead Jones, and KJ Apa stars as Archie Andrews. Among those serving as producers on the series is Greg Berlanti, who also works on Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl.
The decision to give the go-ahead to a second season before the first has even concluded indicates the depth of The CW’s confidence in the show’s ability to perform.
Comingsoon.net, the source of this story, shares the following synopsis for the next episode of the show:
“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.”
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