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Luke Perry might be forever associated with Beverly Hills, but he may soon be known in another town: the fictional Riverdale.

The Flash's Greg Berlanti sells Archie comics drama

According to Deadline, Perry has been picked to play Fred Andrews, father of Archie in the pilot episode for Riverdale, a more subversive and weird take on the classic Archie comics from producer Greg Berlanti. Fred owns a construction firm and hopes his son will take over the family business one day.

Previously at Fox, Riverdale moved to the CW, home to Berlanti's The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. Perry joins a cast that includes Lili Reinhart, (Surviving Jack) as Betty, and Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody) as Jughead.

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