Josie and the Pussycats, the 2001 Archie Comics adaptation and pitch-perfect teen movie satire, was amazing. Its soundtrack was even better. Soon we’ll be able to get it on vinyl, and, frankly? it’s about time those girls got their due.
Riverdale is an impressive reimagining of Archie for the CW crowd—it’s exactly what a parody called “The CW Presents Archie” would look like. The pilot was really fun—and one of the standout, great moments is the version of Josie and Pussycats that appears and is much, much cooler than Archie.
We love Afterlife with Archie’s horror-laden take on Riverdale, so we can’t wait to see what Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Francesco Francavilla, and Jack Morelli when they get their hands on an Archie Comics stalwart like Josie and the Pussycats. As this new preview shows, they’re doing some very sinister things.
Archie Comics’ Riverdale reboot continues to surprise: the company has just announced that the rocking adventures of Josie and the Pussycats are getting an ongoing series set in the same new continuity as the excellent Archie and Jughead comics.
The CW’s modernized take on Archie Comics has been casting for a while now, but it’s finally revealed its Archie Andrews: 18-year-old New Zealander KJ Apa.