Katy Keene Show, the spin off of the very successful series, Riverdale is all set to premiere on 2020. It is a musical, comedy series about four struggling artists. It shall follow the lives and the struggles faced by these artists as they try to fulfill their musical aspirations.
Developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi, the show is based on Katy Keene by Bill Woggon. Archie Comics in collaboration with Warner Brothers, CBS and Berlanti Productions shall produce the show.
Lucy Hale will portray the titular character. Ashleigh Murray, Julia Chan, Camille Hyde, Zane Holtz, Katherine Lanasa, Lucien Laviscount and Johnny Beauchamp shall star on the show.
The official premise of the show reads, “ Katy designs clothes for anyone she can, including her friend and roommate Josie, whose singing talent catches the attention of Alexander Cabot, a CEO who hopes to reboot the record label division of his father’s corporate empire. But Alexander’s dream of signing Josie to a recording contract meets resistance from Cabot Media’s powerful senior vice president Alexandra, who also happens to be his twin sister.”
“Josie and Katy’s roommate, Jorge, works at his family’s bodega and has his eye on Broadway, but after a series of rejections, he hopes to take his drag performance career as Ginger to the next level. The mysterious Pepper Smith plans to open her own version of Andy Warhol’s Factory. She has the connections, but no one seems to know where she got her money or if she really has any at all. As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway and the New York social scene, they find more than just a career in the big city — they find long-lasting friendship.”
The CW has already released a trailer for the Katy Keene Show.