Luke Perry may be gone, but he will not be forgotten by his family Riverdale . The CW series plans to devote Wednesday the 6th of March the episode of the hit series based on Archie Comics to the late star.
Showrunner and executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa published a behind-the-scenes photo of Perry with some of Riverdale cast and crew and explained the dedication plans.
“Going through pictures about to set up. From the early days. With Luke in the middle of the heart. Our heart, always. Tonight’s episode of [ Riverdale ] finds that Fred does what he best helps Archie, it is dedicated to Luke, since all episodes will be for the rest of our run ” he wrote .
Request for comments from Warner Bros. producers and The CW about what exactly the show will do, didn’t happen immediately.
Perry, who played Archies ( KJ Apa ) father Fred Andrews on the series, died on Monday after a stroke. Production at Riverdale was suspended as the team troubled.
“We are boldly sorry to learn today that Lucas Perry is passing. A beloved member by Riverdale Warner Bros. and the CW family, Luke were all you would hope he would be: an incredibly caring, full-fledged professional with a huge heart and a true friend of all, a father figure and mentor to the show’s young cast, Luke was extremely generous and he infused the set of love and kindness. Our thoughts are with Luke’s family during the most difficult time, ” Riverdale executive producers Aguirre-Sacasa, ] Greg Berlanti Sarah Schechter Jon Goldwater Warner Bros. Television and The CW said in a statement.
Perry passed away on Monday, March 4, a stroke.
Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 20:00 on CW.