'Archie' to be adapted as TV series

Los Angeles: The popular characters from the Archie comics are reportedly headed for the small screen as an adaptation based on the comic book is in progress.

Archie comic series
A cover from an edition of the 'Archie' comic series

Fox broadcasting company is apparently collaborating with Archie comics to develop the modern-day one-hour drama “Riverdale” based on the characters from the strip, reports

Set in the fictional town of Riverdale, New York, the TV series will focus on the love triangle of Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge.

Warner Bros. TV-based Berlanti Productions will produce the project, while Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will write it.

The show will also feature characters like Reggie Mantle, Jughead Jones, Kevin Keller, and Josie.

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