The CW is about to get a whole lot more magical. Deadline reports the network is developing a Riverdale companion series about Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
Based on the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comics series, the show is being written by Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and will detail “the compelling and shocking re-imagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s occult origins.”
The CW‘s Sabrina series is expected to debut sometime during the 2018-2019 season.
Read more details from Archie Comics below:
Get ready for an intense look into the world of magic and witchcraft with THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA, a new one-hour dark drama/horror project based on the classic Archie Comics character. The new project is eyed to debut in The CW’s 2018-19 television season as a companion to RIVERDALE.
The new show will be written by Archie Comics Chief Creative Officer and RIVERDALE Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by Lee Toland Krieger, and produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Brothers Studios. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schecter, Jon Goldwater, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lee Toland Krieger serve as executive producers.
SABRINA will draw from the critically acclaimed CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA comic book series from Archie Comics written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Robert Hack, detailing the compelling and shocking re-imagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s occult origins. This dark coming-of-age story deals with horror, the occult, and witchcraft and will see Sabrina struggle to reconcile her dual nature of being half-witch and half-mortal while protecting her family and the world from the forces of evil.
Casting and additional news on the new series will be revealed in the months to come.”
What do you think? Do you watch Riverdale? Would you watch The CW’s Sabrina series?