In real life, native New Zealander KJ Apa (pictured above) couldn’t be further removed from all-American teenager Archie Andrews, the iconic character he plays in The CW's upcoming dark drama series Riverdale. Unlike the sun-splashed, idyllic small-town setting of the original radio drama, newspaper comic strip, comic books and 1970’s cartoon series that presented light-hearted stories about Archie and his pals ‘n’ gals, Riverdale immerses its teen inhabitants in a murky world of sex, murder, mystery and madness. Call it Dawson’s Peaks.
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