After seven seasons on The CW, Riverdale will be wrapping up its story — and the cast has plenty to say about heading to the finish line.
After the show was renewed for its final season, KJ Apa broke his silence about the major transition in his career. “I try not to think about it, because the more I think about it, the more real it becomes,” the I Still Believe star, who has been on Riverdale since its 2017 debut, told TV Line. “I think a lot of us saw it coming, season 7 most probably being the final season. So it didn’t come as too much of a surprise to me.”
Apa joked that there was one aspect of playing Archie Andrews that he wouldn’t mind leaving behind, adding, “I can’t say I’d miss dying my hair every week. I’m looking forward to being myself again, but I promise you guys, this last season, we are going to end it with a bang, and we can’t wait to share it with you.”
His costar and onscreen love interest Lili Reinhart later offered a glimpse at how the cast would be spending their time before season 7 production kicks off. “We spend so much time together during our filming season, that when it is our hiatus, we’re all like, ‘Bye.’ And we do keep in contact with each other for sure,” she detailed to Entertainment Tonight in August 2022. “I talk to Cami and Mads and Vanessa all the time and Mädchen, but everyone’s busy, everyone’s doing their things, and we know we’re coming back to each other, so, [our cast group chat is] not weepy yet.”
Scroll down for everything the cast has said about Riverdale‘s final chapter: