‘Riverdale’ Stops Production Following Luke Perry’s Tragic Death

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“Riverdale” has hit pause on production following Luke Perry’s death.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, production on the hit CW show was suspended Monday after Luke Perry died from complications from a stroke at the age of 52. (RELATED: Luke Perry Dies At The Age Of 52)


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This is just a terrible situation all the way around. People at the age of 52 shouldn’t be dying of strokes. They just shouldn’t be.

He was one of the most successful actors to ever live, and just like that he’s gone. It’s mind-boggling how unexpected life can be at times. (RELATED: ‘Riverdale’ Renewed For A Fourth Season On The CW)

Now, “Riverdale” has been halted.


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There has been no timetable set for when production will begin again. Given the fact they’re going to have to write his character Fred Andrews off the show, it could be some time before cameras start rolling again.

Our prayers are with Perry’s family and all the people touched by his awful death. He won’t be forgotten anytime soon. I can guarantee you all that.

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