Latest Riverdale Casting Gives Archie A New, Deadly Arch-Nemesis

as announced at san diego's comic-con international, golden globe award-nominee penelope ann miller (the shadow) is boarding riverdale season 3 as district attorney ms. wright, a character poised to be a deadly threat to k.j. apa's archie andrews.

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as viewers recall, at the end of riverdale season 2, the mischievous hiram lodge framed archie for the murder of a shadow lake resident named cassidy. thus comes in ms. wright for season 3, a blood-thirsty prosecuting attorney out to convict archie for the murder, framing moments of archie’s young life to portray him as a dangerous, violent sociopath.

for a full breakdown from sdcc's riverdale panel presentation, head here, and click here for a recap from the "ew: women who kick ass" panel that featured riverdale star camila mendes (veronica lodge).

returning wednesday, oct. 10, et/pt on the cw, riverdale stars kj apa, lili reinhart, camila mendes, cole sprouse, madeleine petsch, ashleigh miller, casey cott, mark consuelos, skeet ulrich, marisol nichols, madchen amick and luke perry.

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