Riverdale managed to survive Bailey’s comet last season but with a major timeline twist in the 7th and final season: the main characters are back in high school but in the 1955 of the OG Archie Comics.
Showrunner: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Cast: KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Mädchen Amick, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton, Erinn Westbrook, Drew Ray Tanner.
Recurring: Lochlyn Munro, Nicholas Barasch, Karl Walcott.
Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch).
Images from Lili Reinhart’s Instagram.
Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) and Archie Andrews (KJ Apa).
Archie and Cheryl.
Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Cheryl’s twin Julian Blossom (now played by Nicholas Barasch)
The new Julian Blossom is the final season antagonist to all of the teen characters, especially Archie. He’s a rich, entitled preppy who always gets his way and on the rare occasion when he doesn’t – like with Veronica — he makes life miserable for everyone around him.
Betty and Cheryl.
Toni Topoaz (Vanessa Morgan)
Fangs Fogerty (Drew Ray Tanner)
Kevin Keller (Casey Cott)
Casey Cott makes a new friend in 1955 in Karl Walcott’s fellow queer character Clay Walker.
Is Cole Sprouse’s Jughead Jones still the only one who remembers life before the timeline changed?