Another actor who failed to take the mop of red-haired ? Charlie DePew alias Jake in Famous in Love, the series with Bella Thorne. He has entrusted NKD Magazine : “This is played between KJ Apa and me, and I think we all know how that ended”.
Finally, Casey Cott, who plays Kevin Keller (the son of the sheriff) in Riverdale , too, had initially applied for the role of Archie.
Riverdale : Cole Sprouse (Jughead) has failed to play Archie (KJ Apa).
Riverdale : Charlie DePew (Famous in Love) has failed to play Archie (KJ Apa).
Riverdale : Casey Cott (Kevin) has failed to play Archie (KJ Apa).
Camila Mendes alias Veronica in Riverdale has revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Betty could have been embodied by Katherine Langford. “I remember that we have seen in the auditions” she had explained, “We went to eat a falafel with a guy who auditionnait for the role of Archie”. Ultimately unsuccessful, the actress has been casted for Hannah series, 13 Reasons Why.
The creator of the show, Netflix, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, for his part, revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Kiernan Shipka, the heroine of the New adventures of Sabrina had been so “iconic in Mad Men,” that he wondered “if it could embody Betty'”. But in the end, he preferred the place as Sabrina Spellman.
About Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl), she said in a Q&a on his Youtube channel : “I was coming to as Betty for the producers,” but it is the character of the red-haired arsonist that she won. “I’m pretty sure they knew since the beginning that they wanted that I play Cheryl” she even added.
Riverdale : Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why) has failed to play Betty (Lili Reinhart).
Riverdale : Kiernan Shipka (The new adventures of Sabrina) has failed to play Betty (Lili Reinhart).
Riverdale : Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl) has failed to play Betty (Lili Reinhart).
As for Jughead, it’s a Chance Perdomo (Ambrose Spellman in The new adventures of Sabrina) who had passed the audition for the role. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has in effect told The Hollywood Reporter, stating that he was “so taken by the recording of the hearing of a Chance for Riverdale high” that he wrote the role of Ambrose “with Perdomo in the head”.
Riverdale : Chance Perdomo (The new adventures of Sabrina) has failed to play Jughead (Cole Sprouse).
Finally, Veronica has failed to be played by Olivia Ryan Stern. If it means nothing to you, yet it is appeared in six episodes of season 1 of Riverdale as Tina Patel. The actress was also present in a few episodes of the series Beyond , and Van Helsing.
Riverdale : Olivia Ryan Stern has failed to play Veronica (Camila Mendes).
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.