The CW’s “Riverdale” has garnered a wide loyal fan base since its initial premiere in 2017, but the CW announced in May 2022 that the show’s seventh season, which premiered on March 29, will be its final season.
“Riverdale” is an original story based on the comic book character Archie and follows a group of teenagers as they explore the mysteries and evil forces in their hometown of Riverdale after the murders take place. The show, starring now-famous actors including KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, and Cole Sprouse, is packed with excitement. complicated story and the power of a superhero that keeps audiences coming back again and again. Although it was heartbreaking for the fans. As good as any reason it ended, here’s everything we know about why “Riverdale” ended.
Why did “Riverdale” end after season 7?
As we all want our favorites to go on forever. All stories must end. “Riverdale” has explored many different storylines over seven seasons. The CW network’s CEO and president, Mark Pedowitz, shared that the reason “Riverdale” ended was simple: it went its course. And creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa agrees.
“We had a long conversation with Roberto (Aguirre-Sacasa) yesterday. who is excited about this news And we will curate the show in the way it deserves . . . We want to make sure it goes the right way,” Pedowitz said in a May 2022 statement (via Newsweek). Trying to properly build a long-running series. I think they also felt that seven years was the right amount. as a big fan I want to do the right thing for the show.”
‘Riverdale’ Cast Speech About Show’s Ending
While the cast of “Riverdale” has expressed that the end of the show will be a hard pill to swallow because it’s so close. They all seemed to agree with the Creator. and agree that the item has arrived. Expiry date.
Apa spoke to ET shortly after it was announced that the show would end in May 2022, telling the outlet that “I feel so sad, you know, it’s so hard to say goodbye to Archie, Riverdale, the set, and us, the crew . Both for us and for the fans, so it was difficult.”
Mendes shared a heartfelt reaction to the news. Twitter in May 2022, writing, “Another season to deliver the ending you guys deserve. Much love to all the fans who have been here from day one and never left. Wouldn’t have come this far without you!!”
Meanwhile, while Sprouse is grateful to star in “Riverdale”, he admits that it was time to “finish (the show) off with an arrow” so that the cast could continue on with their projects. and grew as an actor even before the cancellation. He finished by telling GQ in March 2022, “I’m not the creative force behind it. (“Riverdale”) I honestly had no creative control. We showed up, got scripted a lot that day. And we were asked to shoot.
In October 2022, Reinhart told ET that the “Riverdale” finale had a “bittersweet feeling.” say ‘Can’t wait for this show to end’ like, honey, why is this show making such an impact on your life? You feel compelled to comment publicly on this, so run after it,” she wrote (via Buzzfeed).