‘Riverdale’ EP On Alice’s Potential History With Southside Serpents

Riverdale The CWIn last night’s Riverdale, it was revealed that Alice Cooper (Mädchen Amick) used to live in Southside many years ago as FP (Skeet Ulrich) brought that fact up during their scene together. But FP indicated that there might be more to the story, hinting to viewers that maybe Alice was a member of the Southside Serpents.

In the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly’s Spoiler Room with Natalie Abrams, a fan asked for some scoop on whether that is the case. Abrams recently spoke with show-runner and executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as he talked about Alice’s possible history with the Serpents.

While Aquirre-Sacasa wouldn’t go into details on that, since they just started working on stories for Season 2, the show-runner did admit that they have talked a lot about Alice possibly having that history. Whether she used to be a member of that gang or not, we will find out in the second season.

“We just started the writers’ room for season 2 and we’ve been talking about that a lot. What we learn in this episode is she’s from the Southside, but stepped out of it and cleaned herself up and became the perfect [mother]. We’re going to explore much more about what Alice’s backstory is both in this season and in season 2.”

Riverdale will be on a short hiatus next week, but will be back with the remaining episodes of Season 1 on Thursday, April 27 with episode 11 titled “To Riverdale and Back Again”. You can check out the extended trailer for the episode along with promotional photos at the bottom.

“Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)

SUSPICIONS CONTINUE TO GROW — Betty (Lili Reinhart) is slammed overseeing Homecoming and Reunion weekend, but Alice (Madchen Amick) wants her to help with the Jason Blossom investigation.  Alice turns to Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) for help, but when Betty discovers they are working with her mom, she is not happy.  After seeing his father FP (guest star Skeet Ulrich) start to clean up his act, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) wonders if it’s the right time to give him another chance.  Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) and Polly (guest star Tiera Skovbye) have both decided to go to Homecoming in Jason’s honor, until a revelation waylays their plans.  Meanwhile, Fred (Luke Perry) and Mary (guest star Molly Ringwald) attend the Homecoming dance, leaving Fred to possibly reconsider the divorce.  Ashleigh Murray and Marisol Nichols also star. Kevin Sullivan directed the episode written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (#111).  Original airdate 4/27/2017.”

Riverdale airs on Thursday nights at 9/8c on The CW. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 1 for our weekly reviews. Don’t forget to check out our WonderCon roundtable interviews with the cast and producers of the series below.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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Pictured: Luke Perry as Fred Andrews — Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW

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