‘Riverdale’ showrunner teases Archie and Betty reunion

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“The Betty and Archie story didn’t end in the eighth episode”

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riverdale The season five finale sees main characters Archie and Betty rekindle their onscreen romance.

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The latest season saw a time jump of seven years, after which the pair, played by KJ Apa and Lili Reinhart, returned from being lovers to friends.

However, executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has said that the couple’s romance could still yield more.


“To our mind, the Betty and Archie story didn’t end in episode eight, when they decided they were just going to be friends,” he said. tv line. “That story isn’t over, and we take it back before the end of the season.”

fifth season of riverdale Will airs on Netflix on October 6.

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Speaking about the new season’s time jump, Reinhart said Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show: “I’m really stoked about it, I think it would be cool to play an adult… but I also really appreciate that Roberto, our showrunner, was like: ‘Yeah let’s improvise. so we’re not just stuck in high school for seven seasons’.”

Elsewhere, Aapa has compared his commitment to acting riverdale Being in “jail”.

Apa told Demi Moore, “I was feeling free from a show where I feel like I’m going to spend a lot of time in jail.” Interview magazine, In the context of songbird, last year’s pandemic-themed film that starred both actors. “There are a lot of restrictions on what I can and can’t do.”


Aapa continued: “There has been a lot of pressure playing Archie. I am so grateful for the show and its success, but at the same time, with that success comes a lot of baggage.

“I feel like the only people I can talk to about my issues are my co-stars, people who can really relate to me. Cabbage [Sprouse, who plays Jughead Jones] There is a wonderful person on the set, as he has been doing it all his life.

“I try and look from a fan’s perspective to figure out the way they think. But there are times when I’m like, ‘Wow, they really have no idea that we’re real people. They cannot separate us from our characters.’ You don’t have that in other businesses.”

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