KJ Apa stars as Archie Andrews, an all-American boy trying to balance the ups and downs of high school and pursuing his passion of writing and performing music, in The CW’s new midseason drama Riverdale.
Apa, a young, emerging actor from New Zealand, recently wrapped filming on the upcoming independent feature Altar Rock, in which he had a starring role opposite India Eisley. He will next appear in a leading role in DreamWorks’ A Dog’s Purpose, opposite Britt Robertson and Dennis Quaid. The film is scheduled to be released in January 2017.
In New Zealand, Apa’s past television credits include Shortland Street and the sci-fi mini-series The Cul de Sac.