Riverdale Casts Veronica Lodge’s Jealous Husband, Chad Gekko!

Chris Mason will return to play Veronica Lodge’s Wall Street husband in Riverdale season 5. Yes, you heard it right! Shocking, no? The actor will portray as a jealous and controlling husband of Camila Mendes’s character. You might be wondering how does Veronica have a husband? Yes, she does! And guess what? The new season will start with what is essentially the last three episodes of the fourth season.

Some sources reveal that showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa shifted the episodes due to the global pandemic. He also made some changes to the characters, and they will no longer be the college-going students. Aside from this, the 4th season will skip seven years in the future and show the grown-up version of the characters.

Details about Chris Mason

Chris Mason is a popular character, who appeared on Broadchurch as well as Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. The 29 years old actor will play the role of Chad Gekko, V’s main squeeze. Sources reveal that his character will arrive from the 4th episode of the forthcoming season.

Chris’s character is an “Alpha Dog” on Wall Street. And he is extremely jealous of Archie (KJ Apa). Moreover, he feels threatened by V’s life in Riverdale and her friendship with Archie.

Lili Reinhart’s statement about Riverdale season 5

In August, Lili Reinhart, who plays the role of Betty, shared with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show that the characters will not remain as teenagers anymore.

She is psyched about the upcoming season, and she feels that it is nice to play an adult version of their characters. She also appreciated their showrunner’s decision to revamp the characters in season 5. So the characters won’t be stuck in high school for seven seasons.

Riverdale season 5 Trailer

All the characters of Mendes, Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, as well as, Casey Cott were seen in the teaser of Riverdale season 5. The trailer showed what will happen in the new season. It shows some disturbing videotapes going around in Riverdale. If you haven’t watched the Riverdale season 5 teaser yet, then you can check it out below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DN4-LZFZtc

Final Words

So that is all we know about the upcoming season of Riverdale. It is surprising to see that V has a husband. We know that you have several questions in your mind, and they will be answered only in season 5. The new season of Riverdale will arrive on January 20, 2021, on The CW. Keep checking our website regularly for more news about Riverdale season 5.


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