THE CW Developing Archie's SABRINA For Spin-Off Show

THE CW Developing Archie's SABRINA For Spin-Off Show

Both men will executive produce the series with Riverdale's executive producer and mastermind of most of The CW's line-up, Greg Berlanti.

The CW and WBTV are developing The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, a horror drama based on the comic of the same name featuring teenage witch Sabrina Spellman from Archie Comics.

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We'll see what the network allows, but now that Archie has hooked up with a teacher and Cheryl Blossom has us all wondering about twincest, we're betting Sabrina will have no problem raising all sorts of hell if the show goes forward. The show will have a tone similar to Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, focusing on Sabrina's struggle being half-witch, half-mortal as she confronts evil forces threatening those she cares for.

"They're so hard to write", Aguirre-Sacasa confessed to TV Guide Magazine of the scary, supernatural comics before Riverdale launched past year, adding that Archie Comics publisher and CEO Jon Goldwater has "never once said, 'You can't do this'". Much like the upcoming Sabrina series, Riverdale took fellow Archie Comics characters and placed them in a dark and thrilling world in which they were forced to solve a murder mystery.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is back - like you've never seen her before.

That sounds like a far cry from the pointing magic Melissa Joan Hart displayed in the late nineties and early aughts, but cyclical fashion promises characters will more or less be dressed the same. Archie Comics chief creative officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will serve as writer and executive producer, while regular Riverdale director Lee Toland Krieger will also direct and executive produce.

There's no casting announcement or projected airdate for the project but it would very unlikely if the show doesn't make it to air on The CW.

Are you excited for a dark and risky Sabrina show?

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