‘Riverdale’ Has Found Archie’s Father, Luke Perry Cast In Role

WW_Chicago_2012_-_Luke_Perry_02_(7785756788)“Beverly Hills 90210″ star Luke Perry is joining the cast of “Riverdale” as Archie Andrew’s father. The show is a youth drama series inspired by the comics.

Perry will play Fred, the head of a family construction business. Earlier, the show alaready cast young stars like Cole Sprouse in the role of Jughead and Lili Reinhart in the role of Betty. The series has yet to find their Archie and Veronica.

“Riverdale” will be airing in The CW during the slate for next season and it will be produced by Greg Berlanti, the developed “Flash” and “Supergirl.” Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa wrote the pilot episode to the series, which is set be this decade’s “Gossip Girl.”

Perry was last seen in the drama “Body of Proof” and “John From Cincinnati.”