Just in time for Halloween comes Netflix's new series “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The “Sabrina” series is based on the comic series of the same name which spins the classic and wholesome Archie comics into a dark new direction. The “Sabrina” series is a spin-off of the CW's “Riverdale” which features a noir and edgier take on Archie and the gang. Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina the teenage witch played by Melissa Joan Hart in the 1990s comedy. The synopsis reveals Sabrina will have a choice to make when she turns 16 while her family faces someone who has questionable motives.

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The first season will consist of 10 episodes.

A silent Salem teased by 'Sabrina' showrunner

One of the biggest characters from “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and the comics won't have a huge presence in the new series due to lead actress Kiernan Shipka's allergy to cats.

Despite this, fans can still expect to see the beloved cat throughout the season. Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa shared with Vulture, that due to Shipka's allergy, which made her break out in hives early in the season, even her make-up and hair team can't pet the cats while on set. Most of the scenes Sabrina shares with Salem won't involve physical contact.

In a similar way “Riverdale” puts a darker, edgier, and noir spin on the wholesome comic book bunch, “Sabrina” will take a darker turn with the characters. Salem who is famously remembered voiced by Nick Bakay. According to Aguirre-Sacasa fans shouldn't expect to see a talking Salem, yet. Shipka shared with EW Salem is an iconic part of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and teased the vibe the cats bring is hard to describe until it's seen.

The Netflix [VIDEO] series uses three cats to bring the role of Salem to life: Shaq, Boomer, Bobby, Trevor, and Edward. This Salem won't be found making sassy remarks or plotting world domination instead he will assist in helping Sabrina by confusing enemies and behaving like a clever cat with antics involving running. Animal trainer Ian Doig gushes to Vulture about the cats who have taken up the iconic role, sharing how Shaq isn't bothered by everything happening on set so he's often the one doing the lounge scenes while Trevor who Doig describes lovingly as a nut takes up the running needs. The CW released a sneak peek of the favorite feline revealing a demonic looking creature showing up in Sabrina's room saying she called him in the woods before coming out in the form of a cat.

Hopes for a 'Riverdale' and 'Sabrina' crossover

Riverdale” returned with season 3 October 10 with an ending that left fans talking. Following Archie's courtroom drama came the introduction of a figure called the Goblin King when Jughead followed Dilton Doiley into the woods where he discovers what appears to be an altar site looking surprisingly witch-like.

In the episode's final seconds, Betty witnesses her mother and sister appearing to levitate her sister's twins over a fire right before she collapses. This bizarre turn of events pushes the series a step further from last season and has left fans questioning if things are about to get a little witchy.

Aguirre-Sacasa revealed at NYCC a crossover between “Riverdale” and “Sabrina” is a possibility being considered and shared how Sabrina was meant to make an appearance at the end of the first season of “Riverdale [VIDEO].” Though the decision would have caused a giant leap into horror for season two which is why they chose against it. Aguirre-Sacasa went on to share how having a crossover is a dream of his and how he loves seeing comic book characters from different series interact. He continued with much he loved the towns of Riverdale and Greendale. Though a crossover hasn't currently been set up, fans can remain hopeful for an eventual meeting between Sabrina and the Archie gang. Aguirre-Sacasa shared with Collider the Archie world could receive another spin-off which was still in the early stages of development. The showrunner was mum on further details. Sabrina's chilling adventures will be released on Netflix October 26.