Welcome back to Humor Nation. Riverdale will soon going to air its sixth season. This dark adaptation of the Archie comics has received a tremendous reception from the fans and critics who appreciated its serious and gritty tone. While the comics are funny and light hearted, the show is pretty serious and has the elements of horror, thriller, and drama. There’s crime, mystery, and plenty of drama. The first season focuses on the murder mystery of Jason Blossom whereas second season had the viewers puzzled about the identity of Black Hood.
So Take A Look At 6 Unknown And Interesting Facts About Riverdale That Fans Might Not Know
6. SEASON FINALES
There are numerous interesting facts related to the Season Finale episodes. Riverdale always managed to deliver when it comes to the finales, concluding the stories in an entertaining manner, and leaving the viewers speechless with surprising cliffhangers. The Season 3 of the show also ended with a cliffhanger which featured Archie, Veronica, and Betty standing in their innerwears and burning away their clothes. It implied that maybe they did something to the sinister. This would lead to a storyline which would continue in Season 4. But you would be surprised to know the reason this twist happened because the actor Cole Sprouse who played Jughead was too cold to film this scene in his innerwear.
Season 1 of Riverdale saw Cheryl Blossom trying to end her life by drowning, but is rescued by Archie. You would be surprised to know that the actress Madeleine Petsch isn’t a fan of the open bodies of water, it terrifies her, but she still did the scenes. The murder mystery of Jason Blossom was the main theme of Season 1. There were many theories circulating the internet as who could be the potential killer. The creators were worried of the spoilers becoming leaked therefore they shot numerous scenes of different characters killing Jason Blossom.
5. THE AUDITIONS
We cannot imagine any actors playing the lead roles on Riverdale other than the current actors. But did you know the audition process wasn’t a smooth sailing for the actors and the creators. Out of all the cast members, the audition process of Camila Mendes for the role of Veronica Lodge was perhaps the most difficult and longer. It took the studio six months to complete the process. Perhaps the most casting was of the titular character of Archie Andrews. The studio actually auditioned numerous natural redheads for the role of Archie before they finalized KJ Apa. As the character of Archie Andrews has red hair, KJ Apa has to color his hair.
The actress Katherine Langford almost ended up with the role of Betty Cooper. However, she got the lead role in 13 Reasons Why so she moved out and Lili Reinhart got the role. Madeline Petsch breathed a new life in the character of Cheryl Blossom, but did you know she was originally called for the role of Betty, but the casting crew were convinced that she is the perfect Cheryl. Chance Perdomo who is Ambrose in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was almost cast as Jughead. Whereas Cole Sprouse was called for the role of Archie, but he chose Jughead as he’s the narrator of the Riverdale.