Josie (Ashleigh Murray) returns to get the band back together, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) has an active ministry going on now, and Betty (Lili Reinhart) has a chainsaw. Now, that alone? The makings of one helluva trailer for the return of The CW's Riverdale for the remainder of its fifth season. Of course, you do realize that those aren't even close to the most impressively twisted things going on in the following return trailer. From things that go bump in the night to a lot of other types of "bumping " going on- and yes, we even get Archie (KJ Apa) executing a slow-motion "Superman" punch.
So with the series set to return on August 11th for the remainder of Season 5, check out this look at The CW's Riverdale being "Riverdale" in all of its over-the-top glory:
Season five of 'Riverdale' begins with our characters' final days as students at Riverdale High. From an epic Senior Prom to a bittersweet Graduation, there are a lot of emotional moments and goodbyes yet to come—with some couples breaking up, as everyone goes their separate ways to college—or elsewhere. Then, we will redock with our gang as young adults, all returning to Riverdale to escape their troubled pasts. And life—and romance—will only be more complicated now that they're in their twenties…
Here's a look back to series creator and executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa officially announced that work on the fifth season was done. "Aaaand that's a wrap on Season Five of [Riverdale]. So grateful to everyone who worked on this crazy show this crazy year, under crazier-than-usual circumstances. All the writers and directors and editors. And especially our tireless, amazing all-star cast and our beyond heroic crew, who somehow kept the ship on course. (Special shout-out to [Robin Givens] for bringing us home.) Really excited about our next batch of episodes. They're some of the best we've done. And after that, a break," he wrote- followed by a long string of emojis teasing what's to come for Season 6- possibly for that multi-episode "event" that was previously announced: "And after that…💥🚀💋🔥💃🏾👯♀️🌪🤡👽👀👫👨🏼🤝👨🏽👠🕷🐍🦂🦋🐀🍒🍔❤️🩹💍🤰🏼🌊🎰"
The CW's Riverdale stars KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom, Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge, Madchen Amick as Alice Cooper, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge, Skeet Ulrich as FP Jones, Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle, Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz, Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty, Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate, and Chris Mason as Chad Gekko. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and Jon Goldwater executive produce. Filmed in Vancouver, BC, Canada, the series is produced by Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios in association with Berlanti Productions.
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