The ensemble of The Archies, featuring Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, Dot, Agastya Nanda, Mihir Ahuja, Vedang Raina, and Yuvraj Menda, has officially revealed the eagerly anticipated release date for their upcoming musical film. Under the direction of Zoya Akhtar, the movie is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on December 7, 2023.
The announcement took a distinctive form as the cast gathered in front of a colossal billboard showcasing the marked date of release. In a video shared, all seven cast members brimmed with excitement as they commenced the “100 days to go” countdown for the film.
The billboard additionally incorporates a countdown timer, tracking the days leading up to the film’s debut on Netflix. Accompanying the video was a caption that stated, “The countdown for our story has already begun. This serves as a daily reminder that #TheArchies will make their grand entrance on December 7th.
This project presents an Indian adaptation of a beloved comic book series bearing the same title. Backed by Tiger Baby and Graphic India, this production stands as a coming-of-age narrative, aimed at acquainting a new generation in India with the youthful denizens of Riverdale. Recently, the creators unveiled the film’s trailer, offering a glimpse into the riveting lives of the teenagers residing in the fictional hill station, Riverdale. The cast features Agastya Nanda as Archie Andrews, Suhana in the role of Veronica Lodge, Vedang Raina portraying Reggie Mantle, Khushi as Betty Cooper, Mihir Ahuja taking on the persona of Jughead Jones, Dot embodying Ethel Muggs, and Yuvraj Menda stepping into the shoes of Dilton Doiley.