“Riverdale”, the American teen drama TV series has returned with its fifth season and is soon going to air its 9th episode. Developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the series premiered its pilot episode on 26th January 2017. The show received extremely positive reviews from the critics as well as its viewers. Consequently, it amassed a loyal and huge fanbase over a period of time. In fact, now the series has an average score of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes and an average rating of 6.9/10 on IMDb. Anyhow, now let us see further in the article everything about the episode that is going to be released this week.
Everything you need to know about “Riverdale”:
“Riverdale” is an American teen and mystery drama developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The series is based on the characters of Archie Comics and was adapted by Roberto. Cole Sprouse narrates the series as the storyline revolves around Archie Andrews’ life in a small town known as Riverdale. Slowly, the story progresses as the seemingly perfect image of the town unveils itself and shows the darkness hidden behind it. Berlanti Productions, CBS Studios, Warner Bros. Television, and Archie Comics are the production companies behind the show with Warner Bros. Television Distribution acting as the sole distributors. Anyhow, now let us have a look at the main cast for Season 5 of the mystery teen drama.
KJ Apa as Archie Andrews: KJ Apa is a New Zealand actor, singer, and musician. He has been a part of many famous series and films like “I Still Believe”, “Shortland Street”, and “The Hate U Give”.
Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper: Lili Reinhart is an American actress and author. She is popular for her works in “The Good Neighbor”, “Hustlers”, and “Surviving Jack”.
Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge: Camila Mendes is an American singer and actress. She has done many high-grossing movies and shows like “Dangerous Lies”, “The Perfect Date”, and “Dear Class of 2020”.
Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones: Cole Sprouse is an American actor who started working as a child artist. He is famous for his works from “Five Feet Apart”, “Friends”, and “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”.
Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge: Marisol Nichols is an American actress who rose to fame after doing series and films like “Scream 2”, “24”, and “The Gates”.
Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom: Madelaine Petsch is an American actress and YouTuber. She is popular for being a part of shows and movies like “F the Prom”, “Sightless”, and “Polaroid”.
Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate: Erinn Westbrook is an American model, actress, singer, and dancer. Some of her best works include “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-Five: Destroyer.’ In this episode, we will get to see Archie and Veronica working together to raise the spirits of the Riverdale High students after the Bulldogs lose a few games. Besides, Jughead will also try to move his focus to the school. Consequently, he will realize that a particular student could use his help. Apart from all this, Betty will have to make a difficult decision and will reach out to Cheryl for helping her in making the decision. Anyhow, the upcoming episode will see Betty in the spotlight because she’ll try harder than ever to ensure that the women in Riverdale are promised safety. Anyhow, TV Promos released a trailer for the ninth episode on their official YouTube channel 4 days ago. It has already crossed 669k views and you can click to watch it below.
Riverdale Season 5 Episode 9 Release Date
Riverdale Season 5 Episode 9 is going to release on 24th March 2021 i.e. on Wednesday at 8 PM ET. You can tune in to The CW to watch the episode at the mentioned time. Nevertheless, if you miss out on the episode due to some reason, you can stream it later on the official website of The CW. For people streaming the series on Netflix, the new episode will be available 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 yet another thrilling and emotional episode. Until then, stay tuned for more updates about the show and let us know in the comments section what do you think will happen in the upcoming episode.