- Publish Date
- Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:46AM
One of the main 'Riverdale' cast members will be unrecognisable in Season 2, TVLine reports.
TVLine has exclusively learned that producers of CW’s teen drama have decided to recast the role of Archie’s foe Reggie ahead of Season 2 as a result of scheduling issues with the character’s portrayer Ross Butler.
“We love what Ross did with the role of Reggie [this season], but because of his commitments to other projects, we couldn’t use him nearly as much as we would have liked,” series creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said in a statement to TVLine. “[Next season], we want more Reggie on our show — he’s Archie’s rival! — and because Ross is unavailable to come back to Riverdale, we’re looking for a new Reggie. Those are big shoes to fill, but we’re confident we can find an actor who is as funny and sexy as Ross. And of course we all wish Ross the best.”
Butler is a series regular on Netflix’s breakout hit 13 Reasons Why, which is looking to get a Season 2.
We'll miss you, Reggie!