Live-Action Movie Based on Archie Comics Planned


Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Warner Bros. Pictures is planning a live-action comedy movie based on Archie Comics. The gang from Riverdale High School, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead, will be featured in the movie which will be set in a modern-day Riverdale.

Producing are Roy Lee and Dan Lin, and Jon Goldwater, Krishnan Menon, and Jon Silk are executive producers. Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect) has signed on to direct while Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Glee) is writing. Sources tell us that the screenplay envisions a “high school comedy based on the original line of Archie Comics set in present-day Riverdale.”

image via Archie Comics

via Deadline Hollywood