Rupert Grint, Rihanna and Katy Perry To Star In Big Screen Treatment Of Comic Book Character “Archie”

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Archie, the live action movie!

Los Angeles—Hollywood is finally coming to Riverdale! After decades of being in the funny papers and on TV as both cartoons and live-action movies, the story of the love triangle between Archie, Betty and Veronica in Riverdale is finally finding its way to theaters.

Ron Howard’s production company, Imagine Entertainment, confirmed yesterday that they’ve finalized casting and a script to bring Archie and the gang to the big screen. And it’s going to be a star-studded affair, too.

Rihanna has been signed on to play Veronica, Katy Perry’s been cast as Betty, with Rupert Grint starring as Archie, Michael Cera as Jughead, Robert Pattinson as Reggie, Doug Brochu as Moose, Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Dilton, Jane Lynch as Miss Grundy and Denzel Washington as Mr. Weatherbee. Continue reading