Are you ready for The CW's Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene? Starting February 6th, viewers will finally get to see the world of the one and only fashion queen. And if the following poster and key artis any indication, this series will be seriously stylish and beautiful.
This brand new Riverdale spinoff stars Lucy Hale are the titular Katy. Joining Katy on her fashion domination will be a very familiar face — Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy. We also have Julia Chan as Pepper Smith, and Jonny Beauchamp as Jorge / Ginger Lopez. Each week we'll get a chance to watch these fashion and music icons chase their dreams in the city that never sleeps. But in a city as big as New York, will our hopeful protagonists accomplish what they set out to do? Or will the Big Apple eat them alive?
If you're a fan of Riverdale or Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, you will not want to miss out on Katy Keene. As a lifetime Archie Comics fan, I'm thrilled to see a once forgotten IP get the spotlight — especially one as bold and empowering as Katy Keene. Fans can check out Katy Keene starting February 6th, only on The CW!
KATY KEENE follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Lucy Hale), singer/songwriter Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp), and "It Girl" Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City…together.
Katy designs clothes for anyone she can, including her friend and roommate Josie, whose singing talent catches the attention of Alexander Cabot (Lucien Laviscount), a CEO who hopes to reboot the record label division of his father's corporate empire. But Alexander's dream of signing Josie to a recording contract meets resistance from Cabot Media's powerful senior vice president Alexandra (Camille Hyde), who also happens to be his twin sister.
Josie and Katy's roommate Jorge works at his family's bodega and has his eye on Broadway, but after a series of rejections, he hopes to take his drag performance career as Ginger to the next level. The mysterious Pepper Smith plans to open her own version of Andy Warhol's Factory. She has the connections, but no one seems to know where she got her money — or if she really has any at all.
Katy struggles to manage the pressures of her day job at Lacy's Department Store and her very demanding boss, Gloria (Katherine LaNasa), who is a legendary personal shopper. But Katy has the support of her longtime boyfriend, KO Kelly (Zane Holtz), who has his own dream of becoming a professional boxer. As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway, and the NYC social scene, they will find more than just a career in the big city — they'll find long-lasting friendship.
The CW's Katy Keene stars Lucy Hale as Katy Keene, Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Katherine LaNasa as Gloria Grandbilt, Julia Chan as Pepper Smith, Jonny Beauchamp as Jorge Lopez/Ginger, Lucien Laviscount as Alexander Cabot, Zane Holtz as KO Kelly, and Camille Hyde as Alexandra Cabot.
The Riverdale spinoff stems from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios with executive producers Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Riverdale), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Supergirl, Riverdale), Michael Grassi (Riverdale, Supergirl), Sarah Schechter (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Riverdale), and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics Publisher & CEO.).