Veering away from the wholesome vibe that many associate with classic Archie, the drama adds a Twin Peaks-inspired aura of mystery, danger and controversy to the small town proceedings.
She is currently making Twin Peaks fans feel very old by playing mum to Betty Cooper (of Betty and Veronica fame) on the salacious Archie Comics reimagining Riverdale. Back to image Follow The.
Riverdale is an American teen drama television series based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series was adapted for The CW by Archie Comics' chief creative officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and is produced by Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, in association with Berlanti Productions and Archie Comics. Originally conceived as a feature film adaptation for Warner Bros.For 75 years now, Archie Andrews has been the quintessential American teenager — a comic book version of a Norman Rockwell painting. “It’s Archie by way of David Lynch,” showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa explains to Yahoo TV.That's why the kids should carry on with their wonderful mix of Veronica Mars meets Twin Peaks and give the Riverdale parents their own spinoff. Make no mistake, the adults of Riverdale could.
Parents need to know that Riverdale is a drama about a group of teens that's based on the classic Archie comics. The series has a much darker tone than the comics, with events revolving around the murder of a local teen boy, an illicit affair between a 15-year-old student and an adult teacher, and competitive friendships. A dead body with a distorted face is shown at length after a drowning.
By my calculation, the CW's live-action Archie Comics series Riverdale is effectively the ten bazillionth TV show to be compared to Twin Peaks over the last 25 years, and in this instance that.
Riverdale has been influenced by David Lynch’s Twin Peaks in more ways than one. Here are the most glaring visual homages that have appeared on the show.
The iconic American comic book Archie has been rebooted for television as a dark murder mystery titled Riverdale. And the finished product, unveiled at a press event in Los Angeles, looks more like Fargo or Twin Peaks. The new series, from the US studio Warner Bros, will upend the white picket-fenced town of Riverdale, and its popular high-schoolers Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty and Veronica.
Additionally, Katie-Kouise Smith, of Popbuzz, notes that the opening credits for Riverdale mirror those of the Twin Peaks television series, and are intended as an homage to that series' co-creator, David Lynch. (65) Music. Musical performances are featured throughout the series, a blend of cover versions and originals. Songs performed in episodes are released as digital singles after.
Twin Peaks, for all its quirks, shortcomings, and television tropes, has filmmaking-caliber quality in many of its episodes. This is a professional show made by some of the best writers, directors.
A Riverdale spinoff, KATY KEENE follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City. This musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio.
The CW has released new images for the next episode of Riverdale, and it seems everyone is going to have a part to play. Riverdale episode 314, “Chapter Forty-Nine: Fire Walk With Me,” sounds like the series is really going to embrace its touches of Twin Peaks. THE LOST BOY — Betty (Lili Reinhart) takes matters into her own hands when she learns that The Farm has set their sights on.
She appeared in both the spin-off movies, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me” (1992) and “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces” (2014), as well as the third season in 2017.
No the long-anticipated Twin Peaks revival has not come early - you still have to wait for May for that - though new drama Riverdale, launching on Netflix, makes absolutely no bones about its debt.
At Riverdale High, Betty, Archie, Jughead and new girl Veronica wrestle with clashing desires while coping with a fellow student's tragic death. 2. Chapter Two: Touch of Evil 43m. As police begin an investigation into Jason's death, Archie's guilt and Jughead's suspicions intensify. Betty struggles with her feelings for Archie. 3. Chapter Three: Body Double 43m. After Archie and Cheryl open up.