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The ‘Riverdale’ Round-Up: All the Season 3 News from New York Comic-Con

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Cast and crew of Riverdale journeyed to New York Comic-Con ahead of the highly-anticipated season three premiere to give fans teasers for what’s to come. Read on for a recap of everything we learned…

Gladys and Jellybean Revealed

After teasing the arrival of Jughead’s mom and sister for months, it was finally revealed that Gina Gershon has been cast as Gladys, while Trinity Likins will play Jellybean.

Characters will be studying for the SATs 

Betty will be interning, while Alice will be ‘busy’ with FP 

A new crisis hits Riverdale, inspired by True Detective

Season 3’s Big Bad is the Gargoyle King

Evelyn Evernever arrives in the second episode of season 3

Edgar Evernever will romance Alice 

Trouble for Varchie 

The flashback episode will air on Halloween 

Archie and Jughead will be bonding 

Fred and Archie’s relationship will be explored

KJ Apa thought Sheriff Keller was The Black Hood

Archie will pick up the guitar once again…

He’ll also be taking up boxing

Episode 7 is the most physically demand this season for Lili Reinhart

A Riverdale/Chilling Adventures of Sabrina crossover could happen…eventually 

The parents will be involved in their own mystery this year

Riverdale returns Wednesday, October 10 at 8/7c on The CW.

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