The CW has released a new preview for "The Stranger", the tenth episode of Riverdale's third season.
The promo plays up the drama of this week's cliffhanger pretty well, as Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) appeared to die due to the injuries he sustained in a bear attack. The footage conveniently doesn't hint at whether or not Archie is actually dead, but brings a lot of doom and gloom to the rest of Riverdale in the process.
Namely, it certainly looks like quite a lot of characters want to join forces to do something. Which, when juxtaposed with a shot of Hiram Lodge (Mark Conseulos) bleeding on the floor, certainly looks ominous.
One shot of the promo also appears to show Betty (Lili Reinhart) visiting what might be the Silence of the Lambs-style prison cell of Hal Cooper (Lochlyn Munro), who was arrested for being the Black Hood at the end of last season. While it's unclear exactly why Betty would be visiting her estranged father, it could lead to something interesting in the process.
"I personally think there will be more layers to this whole Black Hood situation." Munro told ComicBook.com earlier this year. "Again, I'm an audience participant, as well as an actor, so I don't know. Roberto and the writers keep everything very tight. They haven't discussed with us at all what season three has
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Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW.