The CW has ordered four new pilots, including ones based on Riverdale and Jane the Virgin.

The Riverdale spinoff is titled Katy Keene after the Archie Comics character of the same name. Keene, who is destined to be a fashion legend, will be joining three other iconic Archie Comics characters as they chase their dreams in New York City.  Katy Keene is described as a musical, drama and comedy. Riverdale creator Robert Aguirre-Sacasa is executive producing and writing along with Michael Grassi. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater are also serving as executive producers.

The Jane the Virgin spinoff, titled Jane the Novela, is a telenovela, or soap opera anthology series where each season will be based on a different fictional novel written by Jane Villanueva, portrayed by Gina Rodriguez.  Rodriguez is also executive producing alongside Jane the Virgin showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman, will also be narrating the spinoff. The first installment takes place at a Napa Valley Vineyard that houses family secrets.

The CW also ordered a pilot for The Lost Boys, based on the 1987 vampire film of the same name and a pilot for an untitled Nancy Drew project.

‘Riverdale’, ‘Jane the Virgin’ Spinoff Pilots Ordered by the CW


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