“Riverdale”, the American teen drama TV show has returned with its fifth season and is planning to release its 10th episode soon. Developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the series premiered for the first time on 26th January 2017. The series received highly positive reviews from the viewers and the critics. As a result, it has built itself a loyal and huge fanbase over a course of time. Moreover, the series has an average rating of 6.9/10 on IMDb and an average score of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes. So, let us see ahead in the article everything about the show and the episode that will be released this week.
“Riverdale” is an American mystery and teen drama developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The series is based on the characters of Archie Comics and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa had adapted it. Cole Sprouse acts as the narrator of the series with the storyline revolving around Archie Andrews’ life in the small town of Riverdale. Gradually, the story progresses as the seemingly perfect image of the town unveils itself and shows the darkness hidden behind it. Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television, CBS Studios, and Archie Comics are the production companies behind the show whereas Warner Bros. Television Distribution is its sole distributor. Anyhow, let us have a look at the main cast of “Riverdale” Season 5.
KJ Apa as Archie Andrews: KJ Apa is a New Zealand musician, actor, and singer. He is popular for being a part of many famous movies and shows like “I Still Believe”, “Shortland Street”, and “The Hate U Give”.
Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper: Lili Reinhart is an American author and actress. She is best known for her works from “Hustlers”, “Surviving Jack”, and “The Good Neighbor”.
Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge: Camila Mendes is an American actress and singer. She has been a part of many brilliant films and series like “Dangerous Lies”, “The Perfect Date”, and “Dear Class of 2020”.
Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones: Cole Sprouse is an American actor who began his career as a child artist. Some of his best works include “Friends”, “Five Feet Apart”, and “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”.
Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge: Marisol Nichols is an American actress. She is best known for her works in series and films like “24”, “Scream 2”, and “The Gates”.
Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom: Madelaine Petsch is an American YouTuber and actress. Some of her best works include “Sightless”, “Polaroid”, and “F the Prom”.
Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate: Erinn Westbrook is an American model, singer, actress, and dancer. She is popular for being a part of films and series like “Insatiable”, “Awkward”, and “Mr. Box Office”.
What to expect from the upcoming episode of “Riverdale”?
The title for the ninth episode of “Riverdale” Season 5 is ‘Chapter Eighty-Six: The Pincushion Man’. In this episode, we will get to see Archie preparing for the Parent-Teacher night at Riverdale High. However, out of the blue, his former Army General will show up bearing some unexpected news. Talking about the unexpected, some visitors will catch Alice and Betty off-guard. Moreover, Cheryl will be annoyed to find that Reggie and Hiram are eyeing her family’s maple groves. The latter will move ahead with his plans to destroy Riverdale. Apart from all this, we will also get to see Tabitha getting highly concerned for Jughead as his method to overcome writer’s block will become uncontrollable. TV Promos has even released a trailer for the tenth episode on their official YouTube channel. It has already crossed 654k views and you can watch it below.
Riverdale Season 5 Episode 9 Release Date
Riverdale Season 5 Episode 10 is going to release on 31st March 2021 i.e. on Wednesday at 8 PM ET. You can tune in to The CW at the mentioned time to watch the episode. Even if you miss the episode due to some reason, you can stream it later on the official website of The CW or its app. For Netflix viewers, the new episode will be available online for streaming 24 hours after its premiere on TV. However, the US users of Netflix will have to wait for the wrap-up of the entire series to stream it on the app. So, brace yourselves as your favorite teen drama returns this week with its mid-season finale episode. Until then, stay tuned for more updates regarding the show and tell us how do you think will the story proceed in the second half of the season.