Riverdale Casts Archie, His Dad, Veronica and Others

By: Nicole D’Andria The Riverdale television show, based on the Archie comic book, has finally announced who will be playing Archie. The actors playing his father, Veronica Lodge, Josie from Josie and the Pussycats and the villainous Cheryl Blossom were also revealed.  The new Riverdale series will be a subversive take on the Archie comics. It is being produced by Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Flash) of Berlanti Productions and written by Glee writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Afterlife with Archie). The worldwide talent search for an actor to play Archie took four months.…

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Betty and Jughead Cast in Archie TV Show

By: Nicole D’Andria It was previously announced that a television show about Archie, named after the titular character’s home town, Riverdale, will be airing on The CW. The show, produced by Greg Berlanti of Berlanti Productions (Arrow and Flash), has just announced the cast for two of their four main characters. Betty Cooper, one of Archie’s love interests, will be played by Lili Reinhart (Surviving Jack). Betty is the studious sweetheart who’s tired of just being Archie’s “friend”. She begins to take advice from Veronica, much to the chagrin of…

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