Riverdale is an upcoming drama series based on the characters in the Archie comics, which will air on The CW this winter. While many of us might remember the comics as being light and fun, Riverdale is anything but. The show is a dark and dramatic adaptation of the comics, so expect more of a Gossip Girl meets Twin Peaks vibe. Since it’s one of the most anticipated shows this season, here are 8 things to know about Riverdale:
8. Mysterious Death
The show will begin with a new school year. The town is still reeling after the death of Jason Blossom, the high school golden boy. Even though his death looked like a tragic accident, there’s going to be some plot twists that show that his death wasn’t all it seemed and his twin sister, the manipulative Cheryl, seems to know something about what happened, but she’s keeping it a secret.