New Riverdale trailer reveals something bad is brewing

CW has dropped a trailer and promo poster for Riverdale's second season and it's promising to be jam packed with drama.

Following on from a cliffhanger in season one, season two of the acclaimed US teen drama promises blood, mystery, drama, fear, and anger - all packed into the 30 second promo.

It opens with Archie, played by Kiwi actor KJ Apa, covered in blood.

Riverdale's Archie (KJ Apa)

Riverdale's Archie (KJ Apa)

At the end of the promo he is seen with a gun in his hand as he cocks it into place.

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The poster shows Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe during a cloudy dusk looking grey and empty, with darkness brewing in the background behind the trees.  The diner's sign shows certain letters aren't illuminated.  Those that are, in bright red neon read D-I-E  shining out in front of the darkness.

The promo poster for season two: Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe looks a little airy.

The promo poster for season two: Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe looks a little airy.

The Netflix drama, which is due to come out in October and stars New Zealand-based actress Nathalie Boltt​, had a shock season one finale.

Fred Andrews (Luke Perry) take a bullet for his son Archie (Apa) in a face-off with a masked gunman at Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe. 

Another trailer released in July showed Archie dragging his blood-soaked father to the hospital.

The voiceover states: "People will look back on this as the exact moment that last bit of Riverdale's innocence finally died."

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The first season, premiering in January, ran for 13 episodes. It  was available in New Zealand on Netflix.  

According to the Netflix NZ website, season 2 of Riverdale will be released on October 12.

 - Stuff


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