Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been the showrunner on Riverdale since season one. Roberto is currently in charge of all aspects of Riverdale; he oversees production for television, comics, and digital content. Roberto talks about what to expect from this upcoming season 6.
16th November 2021
Who is Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa?
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is an actor, producer, and writer. He has worked on the following TV Series: The Flash (2014), Supergirl (2015), and Riverdale. Roberto also wrote a play called “A Life in the Theatre,” which was published by Samuel French Inc in 2001.
He talks about how important it was to have a diverse cast in order to accurately represent the modern world that they are trying to portray in their series. Roberto discusses how important it was for him, as an actor and writer of color to be able to represent his culture on Riverdale along with other actors who shared similar backgrounds.
He focuses on season four of Riverdale, which is considered a reboot in order to bring back some old cast members from previous seasons along with new ones. Roberto discusses what fans can expect from this new season and what it was like for him to be able to bring back some of his old cast members. Roberto talks about how important the social media presence is on shows such as Riverdale because fans are so passionate about all different aspects, including fashion which Roberto says he loves being a part of.
RIVERDALE season 6 will also open with a “five-episode event”.
Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa “plans to make those five episodes even more special than usual.”
Roberto discusses who will be appearing in the upcoming season. In addition to Roberto discussing what is going on with Archie and Veronica, Roberto also talks about Betty and Jughead’s relationship. He says that they have moved a long way since their first kiss at Pop’s Diner all those seasons ago!
Roberto describes how the cast is full of talented actors who are able to portray their characters well. Roberto also discusses what he thinks will be an interesting dynamic between some of the characters this season, as not everyone gets along all the time.
What’s new in season six?
Roberto discusses what he thinks the viewers will enjoy in the upcoming season. Roberto also discusses who fans can expect to see more of when it comes to Archie and Veronica, Betty and Jughead, as well as other characters!