Riverdale: Showrunner confirms one of the leads will die
February 18, 2021 15:35 hs
Robert Aguirre-Sacasa stated that a major death will occur in the fifth and current broadcast season of ‘Riverdale’. Archie (KJ Apa) and the gang reunited after seven years, but the mysteries and troubles in the town continue to haunt them.
The fifth season of ‘Riverdale’ will have a major death.
‘Riverdale’ showrunner Aguirre-Sacasa warned of a huge threat looming for the remainder of season five, which could end the life of one of Riverdale’s most beloved characters.
« I think it is in the next episode that you will see that the mystery is really intertwined with the possibly tragic fate of one of the main characters that we have known from the first season. »
Episode five, The Homecoming, begins when Archie and his friends meet at Pop’s Diner. However, things take a dark turn in the pre-credits when a former Pop’s waitress climbed into a sinister-looking truck, hinting that another serial killer is on the prowl.
Aguirre-Sacasa scoffed saying that the new killer will claim another victim in the next few episodes, and it could be someone we’ve known since the beginning of the series. Although it is unknown if they will be Archie, Jughead (Cole Sprouse), Betty (Lili Reinhart) or Veronica (Camila Mendes), the possibility is also suspected that regular favorites like Toni (Vanessa Morgan) or Kevin (Casey Cott) can be eliminated.
Even without the threat of another dark stalker terrorizing the streets of Riverdale town, this season will turn out to be the show’s darkest chapter yet. Archie, Veronica, Betty, and Jughead’s relationships were broken the last time we saw them, and it’s unclear if they’ll be able to remain friends.
On the other hand, Aguirre-Sacasa promised that fans will finally get the bughead closure (i.e.Betty and Jughead’s ship): « Probably the biggest mystery is what happened between Betty and Jughead, who are so completely out of each other’s lives. »