Madelaine Petsch stars as Cherry Blossom, Riverdale’s resident queen bee and twin sister of Jason, whose mysterious death is at the center of the town’s latest scandal, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. Originally from Port Orchard, Washington, Petsch recently completed the film F*#! the Prom opposite Joel Courtney and Danielle Campbell. Additional credits include The Curse of Sleeping Beauty and The Hive. In her spare time, Petsch is an avid reader, loves to dance and do DIY projects.
Luke Perry stars as Fred Andrews, owner of a Riverdale construction firm and father to Archie, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale.Perry is best known for his role of Dylan McCay in the wildly popular 90’s television series Beverly Hills 90210. The series won a Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Television Series in 1991. Read More
Perry made his feature film debut in a starring role in 8 Seconds, the remarkable account of champion bull rider Lane Frost, which he co-produced. His serious devotion to the inspirational legend of Lane Frost led him to train vigorously for 18 months in order to master the techniques of bull riding and to be able to perform many of his own stunts during production. Other film credits include Fifth Element, Riot, Normal Life, American Strays and The Florentine, in which he co-starred with Chris Penn, Jim Belushi, Michael Madsen and Mary Stuart Masterson.
Perry made his debut on Broadway in the critically-acclaimed musical “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” where he portrayed “Brad,” the character originally played by Barry Bostwick in the cult film classic. In 2004, Perry appeared onstage in London opposite Allyson Hannigan in When Harry Met Sally.
Perry’s television credits span a myriad of roles, including a lead role in the drama Windfall. He also starred in John From Cincinnati, Jeremiah and had a multi-episode arc in the critically-acclaimed series Oz. He has also had roles in Hallmark Channel productions including Johnson Country War, Supernova, A Gunfighter’s Pledge and Angel and Badman. Perry also starred in Goodnight for Justice, which he conceived and executive produced for the Hallmark Movie Channel.
Lili Reinhart stars as Betty Cooper, the quintessential girl-next-door eager to prove herself not only to her closest friends but her overbearing mother Alice, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. Reinhart has quickly amassed an impressive resume as one of Hollywood’s most promising up-and-coming young actresses through her riveting and powerful performances on screen. Read More
Most recently, Reinhart appeared in the indie film Miss Stevens, alongside Lily Rabe. Set for wide release in October 2016, the film originally premiered at the SXSW Festival and was nominated for the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature. Reinhart’s other film credits include the indie films Kings of Summer, The Waiting and Gibsonburg.
Past television credits include the lead role in the comedy series Surviving Jack alongside Chris Meloni, and a guest appearance on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Reinhart currently resides in Los Angeles.
Camila Mendes stars as Veronica Lodge, the confident new girl in town eager to reinvent herself following a family scandal, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. A native of Miami, Mendes booked her role on Riverdale while still a student at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. She graduated in May of 2016. When she is not filming the series in Vancouver, Mendes resides in New York City.
Casey Cott plays Kevin Keller, Betty’s supportive, funny BFF who is out and proud and the son of Riverdale’s Sheriff, The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Cott attended Carnegie Mellon University where he received his BFA in Drama in 2016. During his tenure at CMU, Cott worked regionally in the Pittsburgh area and performed in numerous productions within the conservatory. He currently resides in New York City.
KJ Apa stars as Archie Andrews, an all-American boy trying to balance the ups and downs of high school and pursuing his passion of writing and performing music, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. Apa, a young, emerging actor from New Zealand, recently wrapped filming on the upcoming independent feature Altar Rock, in which he had a starring role opposite India Eisley. Read More
He will next appear in a leading role in DreamWorks’ A Dog’s Purpose opposite Britt Robertson and Dennis Quaid. The film is scheduled to be released in January 2017. In New Zealand, Apa’s past television credits include Shortland Street and the sci-fi mini-series The Cul de Sac.
Marisol Nichols stars as Hermione Lodge, who has returned home to Riverdale to rebuild her life following a family scandal, with her daughter Veronica, whom she is fiercely protective of, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale. Read More
Three-time ALMA Award nominee and Golden Eagle Award winner for “Most Promising Actress,” Latin beauty Marisol Nichols is quickly becoming Hollywood’s hottest commodity. According to The Washington Post, she “brings spirit and even a [dash] of sizzle and easily manages to be the most magnetic presence around.” Vibe Magazine named her “The Bombshell” as part of their Hot 100. To top it all off, her role co-starring with Ewan McGregor on “ER” earned that episode an Emmy nomination. Nichols starred alongside Kristin Chenoweth and Leslie Bibb in the Darren Star-produced show GCB, which centered on a recently divorced mother of two forced to move back to the affluent and catty Texas neighborhood where she grew up. Nichols’ played the only Latina on the show, Heather Cruz, one of the lead “Christian Bitches” who is out to make the life of her former friend a living hell.
This Chicago-born beauty’s career, like her Mexican-Hungarian-Romanian roots, can best be described as deliciously diverse. Her breakout role as Audrey Griswold, alongside Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo in Vegas Vacation brought her to the forefront of classic American cinema. Nichols next appeared as Windsor College student and Omega Beta Zeta sorority girl “Dawnie” in horror box-office thriller Scream 2, which was followed by appearances in big-screen hits Can’t Hardly Wait and Mafia! Nichols next landed a role in the groundbreaking series Resurrection Boulevard, where she received critical acclaim for her defiant portrayal of troubled teen Victoria Santiago. After a three year run on Resurrection Boulevard, Nichols next starred in the Steven Bochco drama Blind Justice as Detective Karen Bettancourt. From there she went on to star opposite Martin Lawrence in Big Mama’s House 2 as Liliana Morales and opposite Larry the Cable Guy in Delta Farce.
Showing off her versatile acting skills Nichols next landed the role as Pakastani-American Nadia Yassir, where she commanded CTU in Season Six of 24. Her trailblazing portrayal of the South Asian Muslim character was a stark contrast to how Muslim characters are stereotypically portrayed on television and paved the way to a new perception of the Islamic culture. Additionally, Nichols learned to speak Arabic for the role which required her to speak with exact pronunciation. Nichols then went on to a powerful performance in the 2008 prison drama “Felon” opposite Stephen Dorff and Val Kilmer, which has consistently garnered award recognition and critical acclaim. Nichols also starred as Sarah Monahan on The Gates and Tracy Keller, Special Agent G. Callen’s (Chris O’Donnell) ex-partner on NCIS: Los Angeles. She most recently recurred on Teen Wolf and Criminal Minds.
In addition to her work on screen, Nichols has been fighting for the rights of kids for over a decade as commissioner and spokesperson for the Citizens Commission on Human Rights and their innovative “Fight for Kids” campaign. CCHR is a non-profit organization that works specifically on the issue of abusive psychiatric drugging of children. Working directly with members of Congress in Washington, DC, Nichols helps defend parents’ right to make informed decisions for their kids. Nichols has also recently hosted the Project Grad charity event in Los Angeles this past summer. Project Grad’s programs specialize in increasing U.S. high school graduation and college attendance rates for low-income students.
Nichols currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, director Taron Lexton, and their daughter, Rain.