Archie Comics are being made into a TV series.
may be turned into a TV series. According to reports, the one-hour drama Riverdale
will be based on the popular characters developed by Greg Berlanti, the producer of Arrow
and The Flash.
According to The Hollywood Reporter
, Riverdale centers around Archie, Betty, Veronica and their group of friends. The crew will explore surrealistc twists of living in a small-town, in addition to the darkness and wierdness that exists in Riverdale, New York.
“This is a historic moment for Archie Comics, and we couldn’t be happier to partner with Fox, Warner Bros. and Greg Berlanti to bring our characters to television,” said Archie Comics publisher/co-CEO Jon Goldwater. “Greg and Roberto are experts when it comes to making great, compelling television and bringing beloved comic book creations to life on the screen. They’re the perfect team to welcome viewers to Riverdale.”
“This is something we’ve been working on for awhile now, figuring out the best way to bring these characters to life for what will be, essentially, the first time,” Aguirre-Sacasa said. “The entire team working on Riverdale is as passionate about Archie as Jon and I are, so it feels like the stars have finally aligned for Archie and the rest of the gang.” [via>
Comic books turned TV shows are becoming more and more popular in Hollywood. Producers are using the popularity of the comic and combining it with the large TV budget to create shows such as Gotham
that audiences loves.
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