Riverdale is one of those shows that genuinely has such a special cast and fans are just as obsessed with the characters and the actors who play them. It’s hard to imagine any other actor playing Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, or any beloved character. But if things had gone differently in the casting process, well, you might not be watching KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart, or Camila Mendes each week. We know, it’s wild to think about!
But we’ve rounded up actors who auditioned for these roles so you can get a glimpse at how The CW series almost looked. Check out the gallery below to uncover which characters were almost played by different actors!
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