The CW’s had plenty of time letting Riverdale do regularly strange shit for almost a years, however it’s all set to come to an end with a final, definitely bonkers season lateron this year. But lest you believe that would be the end of the TELEVISION universe based on the Archie Comics universe, you’d be incorrect, duetothefactthat there’s another shared universe program on the horizon.
Reported by Deadline, The CW will be establishing Jake Chang, a program based on the titular character, a 16-year-old personal detective who runs out of Chinatown. Like most dramas with teenager leadcharacters, Jake will have to balance his PI task with his high school life, all while browsing the numerous socioeconomic and racial strife around the city with his own individual household strife.Unlike fellow Archie Comics spinoff stars Sabrina and Katy Keene, Jake’s a brand-new brandname brand-new character in the Archie Comics universe. He’s set to make his veryfirst look next month when he crosses courses with Archie mainstays Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge in the “Mystery of the Missing Mermaid” story.Surprisingly, he won’t be set up throughout the last season of Riverdale, and his program is meant to start off as standalone.
Developing the series is Viet Nguyen and Oanh Ly, both of whom formerly worked on Chilling Adventures, with Daniel Dae Kim’s 3ADVERTISEMENT production business assisting bring it into presence with Warner Bros. TELEVISION and Archie Studios. In a declaration to Deadline, both Nguyen and Ly revealed enjoyment in getting to “be a part be a part of this brand-new wave of Asian-American material produced by and starring Asian-Americans.” With Chang, the 2 desire it to be reminiscent of Fu Chang, a character who, in the universe of the Archie Comics character, served as a PI in Chinatown throughout the 1940s. There’s no specific connection inbetween Jake and Fu, however certainly that will endupbeing clearer as the program constructs out its cast and offers a clearer concept of what kind of program it’ll endedupbeing.
You can satisfy Jake in World of Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #17 by Tee Franklin, David Gallaher, Dan Parent, Bill Galvan, Bob Smith, Ben Galvan, Glenn Whitmore and Jack Morelli. The comic will release on July 27.
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