Classic Archie Comics get a mysterious makeover in CW's 'Riverdale'

Find out how the TV series is different from the comics?

Entertainment Desk December 01, 2016

Archie comic fans have something to look forward to as its 75th anniversary draws near. A CW series, Riverdale, is set to release in January coinciding with the anniversary date in which viewers can expect to see characters depicted in the book.

The new American teen drama series is set to release on January 26th 2017 and the promo already has fans excited. It shows a more mysterious side to Archie Comics. 

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Fans were also expecting a much darker and mysterious teaser, reports The Huffington Post. 

Several of the lead roles are said to be played by relatively new comers, however, a number of notable faces will also be seen among the cast. Luke Perry is to play Archie’s dad, while Madchen Amick will play editor of the town paper and Robin Givens as the mayor of Riverdale.

For anyone wanted to see the new, darker take on classic Archie Comics characters, the wait is down to just over two months. But for now, have a look at the teaser here:

Riverdale comes out on January 26th 2017 on The CW.

Watch the trailer here.

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