Sorry ‘Riverdale’ Fans, It Doesn’t Look Like a ‘Sabrina’ Crossover Will Happen

by Jeremy Spirogis
Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, and Madelaine Petsch

Fans of the present The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina most likely have a number of overlap or dare we are saying, crossover, between the followers of Riverdale. Both exhibits exist within the universe established by their unique iterations as a part of Archie Comics and each have been created by author, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The two exhibits exist within the universe close by geographically, with Sabrina’s hometown of Greendale being only one city over from Riverdale. Beyond these foundational similarities, nonetheless, the remainder of the knowledge will get a bit murkier and it’s unsure if the 2 exhibits will ever meet in any possible way on-screen. 

Do followers actually desire a Sabrina/ Riverdale crossover?

Looking at Twitter, it looks like some followers are a bit break up on whether or not a crossover could be the very best factor or the worst factor for these two exhibits.

In the pro-crossover camp, we have now tweets like: “I would like a Sabrina and Riverdale crossover. They have been teasing it sufficient,” and, “OK however the place is the Sabrina Riverdale crossover episode? I must see Archie combat the satan.”  

In the anti-crossover camp, we see tweets reminiscent of: “Riverdale and Sabrina, a potential crossover? Please don’t.” However, others are clapping again in assist of the concept: “People are so mad at simply the THOUGHT of a Sabrina Riverdale crossover. I’m so sorry y’all bought no style!” 

Sometimes there are tweets that defy comprehension reminiscent of: “Girls solely need one factor and it’s (a riverdale/sabrina crossover episode) disgusting,” and, “I’ll actually d*e if sabrina and riverdale crossover. like if I see one character in sabrina I’ll fall out.” 

Is falling out an excellent factor? It’s laborious to inform. Several Twitter customers have falsely introduced that there’s a “confirmed” crossover, and have even posted as if it has already occurred. So what’s the true standing of a possible crossover in line with these within the know?

Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, and Madelaine Petsch
Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, and Madelaine Petsch | Emma McIntyre /VF20/WireImage/Getty Images

Stars of the exhibits give their tackle a CAOS and Riverdale crossover

Despite current in the identical universe, the 2 exhibits are nonetheless worlds aside. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is on the streaming service Netflix, whereas Riverdale is on the community tv station, The CW. Actress Camilla Mendes, who performs Veronica on Riverdale, cleared the confusion by stating that truth, including: “If they were on CW, I think we totally would.”

Kiernan Shipka, who performs Sabrina, however, appears to be stirring rumors on the contrary, albeit, presumably unintentionally. In an interview with Elle in January, she was requested if the 2 exhibits even happen in the identical timeline, to which she solutions within the affirmative (although this nonetheless isn’t clearly established). She additionally hinted that “she definitely gets closer to Riverdale this year.”

Spoilers forward on that one. 

What crossovers, if any, are within the works?

Viewers CAOS, if all caught up, now know what Shipka was hinting at: her character Sabrina bodily crossed over into the city of Riverdale. But alas, the change in bodily location didn’t result in a reliable crossover episode or embrace any of the Riverdale actors. Fans are nonetheless hopeful, nonetheless, {that a} crossover could also be but to return for season 4, because of an Instagram post-Sabirna’s official present Instagram made of Shipka with the actors that play Archie and Kevin on Riverdale with the caption “Riverdale is a big, scary place…”

There is a crossover that has truly occurred, nonetheless, and present executives say will proceed sooner or later: Riverdale and Katy Keene. The new present takes place 5 years after the Riverdale timeline and in New York City. Veronica shall be in Katy Keene’s circle, and the character Josie McCoy, performed by Ashleigh Murray, is in each exhibits.

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