Sixteen Candles Star Molly Ringwald Joins Grim And GrittyRiverdale

A lot of people have been wonder who will play Archie's mom on The CW's grim and gritty teen drama starring the characters from Archie Comics: Riverdale. Until now, we've been left waiting, despite repeatedly demanding:


Well, the question has been answered, and as you may have figured out by reading the headline, it's 80s Brat Pack legend Molly Ringwald. Deadline, who had the scoop, also have the description of Ringwald's role:

Having left Riverdale two years ago to follow her dreams, Ringwald's Mary comes back to town in her family's hour of need. She not only reconnects with Archie and her husband, Fred, but also her former high school gal-pals Hermione and Alice, just in time for a Homecoming Dance.

Riverdale debuts on January 26 at 9PM.

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