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American Broadcast Channel, CW, revealed new stills and
posters from their upcoming television series “Riverdale” that gives the
timeless Archie comics a fresh new breath.
The released poster for the movie shows a gloomy Riverdale
town with the main characters feeling the heat of the tragic loss of high
school golden boy, Jason Blossom.

The plot outline reveals a darker than usual shade to the
story with the storyline exploring love, friendship, family and also the
mysteries and horrors surrounding Archie and the town.

Daily Mail
in a
recent interview with CW wrote that “the show presents a ‘subversive take’ on
the Archie comics, ‘exploring the surrealism of small town life’ and ‘the
darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade”.
K.J. Apa plays Archie in the series along with Cole Sprouse
as Jughead, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Madalaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom,
Ashleigh Murray as Josie and Camila Mendes as Veronica.
The series also co-stars Sarah Habel as Ms. Grundy, Ross
Butler as Reggie Mantle, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Mädchen Amick as Alice
Cooper, Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge, Shannon Purser as Ethel Muggs, and
Robin Givens as Mayor Sierra McCoy.
According to Deadline, the series is set to debut on January
26, 2017 on The CW.
Archie Andrews was created in 1941 by Bob Montana and is the
main character in a comic of the same name.
The long-running series as a huge fan following which made
the company extend the comics to the Archie Andrews radio series, The Archie
Show, and Archie’s Weird Mysteries.
riverdale poster