18 Riverdale Casting Secrets From Behind the Scenes of The CW
The cast of Riverdale is already iconic. Each of the show’s principle actors have left a lasting impression on the characters they play, even though those characters have been around for decades. Casting is a tricky business, though. You have to get really lucky to find the right people for every role you want to cast. Thankfully, the folks on Riverdale had all the luck they needed and they even get along.
Things could have gone a lot differently on the show, though. There are a number of actors who almost weren’t cast. Additionally, some of the show’s actors originally auditioned for totally different parts than the ones they’re playing on the show now. Everything slotted in where it should, but it’s fascinating to think about what could have been. Here are 18 juicy casting secrets from Riverdale.