New Riverdale Trailer Focuses On The Death Of Jason Blossom

New Riverdale Trailer Focuses On The Death Of Jason Blossom

Posted by January 7, 2017 Comment

The more I see of the new Riverdale series, the more it feels like Beverly Hills 90210 meets Twin Peaks. The first episode opens with a murder of one of the students of the local high school named Jason Blossom and the new trailer for the series looks a little more at that than the Archie / Betty / Veronica love triangle that the other trailer focused on.

This is the first time we’ve gotten the name of the victim. Jason is the twin brother of Cheryl Blossom, a character introduced back in 1982 as a third lover interest for Archie. She would then disappear 2 years later, believed to be because she was deemed to sexual of a character for a kids comic. But she would appear on and off after being reintroduced in 1994. Jason, her brother, is considered an arrogant rival to Archie and has a thing for Betty.

The new series kicks off January 26th, coming from Greg Berlanti and Robert Aguirre-Sacasa. It stars K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes and Luke Perry.

(Last Updated January 7, 2017 9:31 am )

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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