WNA was lucky enough to talk to the cast and producers/writers of Riverdale at San Diego Comic Con! We discussed what was in store for season 2, how important it is to see characters like yourself on television, and what sort of mystery might be brewing in the upcoming season. Plus, romance, friendships, and of course, music!
Camila Mendes (Veronica Lodge) & Lili Reinhart (Betty Cooper)
Camila and Lili discuss the mystery in season 2, what Veronica’s father might mean for the town, and Betty’s personal struggles.
Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom) & Ashleigh Murray (Josie McCoy)
Madelaine discusses the consequences of Cheryl’s actions (her mother is burned), while Ashleigh discusses Josie’s new role on the cheerleading team. Also–each character will be getting a love interest!
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Producer) & Casey Cott (Kevin)
Roberto and Casey discuss what is coming up for Josie and the Pussycats, Kevin, and fleshing out his character. Also why it’s important to be realistic with relationships on a show like this!
Sarah Schechter (Producer), Asha Bromfield (Melody), Hayley Law (Valerie)
Sarah talks about the expanded season, and exploring Varchie, while Asha and Hayley discuss the importance of representation on the show (and rocking your own natural hair!).