Riverdale is presently in the course of its sixth season. Among the best moments of this season’s first half has been Kiernan Shipka’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch making her debut on the present as part of their alternate actuality “Rivervale” arc. Now it seems like her model of the enduring witch is making her return to Riverdale.
Reported solely by TVLine, Shipka might be returning in an upcoming episode this season. That’s all we all know presently, however extra might be revealed at Riverdale’s PolyFest panel this weekend. This information mustn’t come as a shock as Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has talked about having Sabrina again on the present late final 12 months.
Shipka captured the hearts of many followers when she debuted as Sabrina on her very personal Netflix present Chilling Adventures of Sabrina in 2018. The sequence was the right mix of campy horror, twisted scares, and the basic spirit of the character from Archie Comics. Whereas the present did get 4 seasons, it was abruptly canceled by Netflix in 2021 with no rationalization. Many followers have been left puzzled by this announcement because it was probably the most standard exhibits for the streamer on the time. It was made worse by the truth that the sequence left off with the unsatisfying ending of Sabrina dying. This made the announcement of Sabrina coming to Riverdale in late 2021 really feel like redemption for the way Netflix handled the character. Nevertheless, many followers have been left disenchanted once more as Sabrina was left as a five-minute glorified cameo in only a single episode.
The “Rivervale” arc she first appeared in began Riverdale on a brand new supernatural path which has included alternate universes, superpowers, and ghostly possessions. Riverdale is beginning to look extra like Greendale which is ideal for Sabrina’s return. Hopefully, this time round Sabrina is in a full episode and the story has her interacting with the entire solid. Proper now on the present Madelaine Petsch’s Cheryl is presently being possessed by her ancestor Abigail, so it’s a secure guess that Sabrina might be known as in to assist with that state of affairs.
Together with this thrilling information, additionally comes the information that Riverdale’s subsequent musical episode will revolve round American Psycho the musical. The ebook of the identical identify by Bret Easton Ellis was most famously made into the 2000 movie starring Christian Bale because the serial killer Norman Bates. Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa might be co-writing that episode with Duncan Sheik writing the music and lyrics. The musical episode has turn into a yearly custom for Riverdale. American Psycho is a becoming selection given the mysterious new villain of the sequence Percival Pickens.
There are nonetheless loads of supernatural mysteries to unravel within the again half of this season, so it’s good to listen to that Riverdale is not going to be doing any Scooby-Doo sort reveals which have hindered a few of the earlier seasons. Seeing Shipka’s Sabrina is all the time great, and the musical episodes are all the time a campy good time, so hopefully, that is all a very good signal for issues to come back within the city of Riverdale. Additionally, hopefully, this Sabrina information implies that The CW is contemplating persevering with her present or giving her a brand new present fully.
A Sabrina fan can dream, however we are going to a minimum of study extra concerning the character’s return to Riverdale very quickly. Till then, you may binge all 4 seasons of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Netflix, and Season 6 of Riverdale is presently airing on Sundays at 8/7c on The CW.
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