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KJ Apa Opens Up for the First Time about the Death of Mentor and ‘Riverdale’ Costar Luke Perry

KJ Apa Tonight Show Luke PerryRiverdale star KJ Apa made an appearance on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. During his interview, KJ opened up about his feelings in the wake of the unexpected death of actor, Luke Perry. On Riverdale, Luke played the role of Fred Andrews, father of KJ’s central character, Archie.

KJ kept his emotions in check as he explained to Jimmy and the Tonight Show audience how the two shared a close relationship on and off the set. KJ shared Continue Reading →

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‘Riverdale’ Shuts Down Production on News of Luke Perry’s Death While Castmates Struggle with the Loss

Luke Perry RiverdaleVariety reports that executives at The CW temporarily shut down production on the hit series Riverdale following news of the tragic death of actor Luke Perry. Luke, who was 52, played thh role of Archie’s father Fred Andrews. Luke reportedly died this morning after previously suffering a sudden stroke.

Riverdale executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Jon Goldwater released a statement in conjunction with The CW and Warner Brothers. In addition, Luke’s present cast mates and previous Hollywood costars took to social media to express feelings ranging from shock to devastation.  Continue Reading →

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