Charles Melton is a famous fashion model and actor. He is set to play Reggie in the new episodes of “Riverdale.” The CW show has been renewed for the 12-episode second season, and production will begin next month. Previously, Ross Butler played Reggie, but he left the show due to scheduling conflicts. Now Variety reports that Charles Melton has taken over the role, and will participate in the shoots.

Charles Melton

Born in Alaska on January 4, 1991, Charles Melton is a famous fashion designer who modeled for various brands and walked the ramp for top fashion designers. He studied medicine for three years at Kansas State University, and later moved to Orlando, Florida, to pursue his career as a model.

Melton is famous for his appearances in publications like NewsWeek, Out Magazine, and Prestige Hong Kong. Moreover, he has walked the ramp for brands such as Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Dolce & Gabbana, and others. Charles first rose to prominence with his appearance in the 2012 New York Fashion Week.

Previously, he dipped his toes into acting and played leading characters in two Ryan Murphy series. “American Horror Story: Hotel” fans know Charles from his role as Mister Wu, who appeared in two episodes titled “Be Our Guest” and “Room 33.”

In 2014, Melton made a brief appearance on “Glee” as Gavin in the episode titled “New New York.” Now, he is set to play Reggie in “Riverdale,” and we have high expectations for the show.

‘Riverdale’ – the television series

This American teen drama is based on a series of novels by Archie Comics. The CW ordered the first thirteen episodes in May 2016, which premiered on January 26, 2017, and ended on May 11, 2017. Following its success, the network renewed the series on Tuesday for another season.

The cast includes K.J. Apa as Archie, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Camila Mendes as Lodge, Cole Sprouse as Jones, Ashleigh Murray as Josie, and Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl.

Fred Andrews, Hermione Lodge, and Alice Cooper play parents of Archie, Veronica, and Betty, respectively.

The most popular episodes are “The River’s Edge,” “A Touch of Evil," “Body Double,” “The Last Picture Show,” and “The Sweet Hereafter.” Warner Bros. began development of the series in 2013 after getting a pitch from the famous writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and producer-director Jason Moore.

In 2015, the project was moved to The CW, which officially ordered pilot in January 2016.

Netflix acquires the international broadcast rights to the show, making it available as an original series to its users.

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