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The CW’s New, Exhilarating Riverdale Promo

Are you anxiously waiting for October 11th to finally come? Are you eager to know who pulled the trigger on Fred Andrews and if he will survive this tragedy? What about if Jughead is an official member of the South Side Serpents? The CW has left all of your questions unanswered, but they have released a mysterious, thrilling one minute trailer.

The trailer starts off with Archie rushing to his father, Fred, into a hospital so he can receive immediate care. By the looks of Fred’s condition, the odds might not be in his favor. While Fred is in surgery, Archie tells Veronica, Betty, and Jughead, “I came out of the bathroom and there was this man wearing a hood with a gun and popped in, and then pointed the gun at my Dad and fired. And then he…” Fans believe the culprit is Hiram Lodge, Veronica’s father, who was released from prison the morning the shooting occurred.


The new poster for the upcoming season of Riverdale. Photo courtesy of Riverdale Wiki

Even though The CW revealing some more information about season two, they are only raising more questions. In the last few seconds of the trailer, Cheryl is stands over her mother, who is in a body cast, and states, “Things are going to be different mommy. Better.” This scene has left fans intrigued and wondering if she went back into the burning house.

The dramatic premiere airs on Wednesday, October 11th at 8:00 P.M. EST on The CW.  Get ready to see a jaw-dropping episode with the Riverdale regulars, Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Kevin, and the return of our favorite Riverdale families. Also, be prepared for relationships to strengthen, tears to be shed, and drama to arise.

By: Brooke Marotti ’21, Staff Writer