Report: RIVERDALE Adds Two, Including STRANGER THINGS Actress

Shannon Purser in "Stranger Things"
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Stranger Things actress Shannon Purser has reportedly joined the cast of CW’s Riverdale in the role of Ethel Muggs, a girl who finds herself sucked into a romantic relationship with Betty and Veronica as part of a plot to get revenge on Reggie, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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Purser portrayed the unlikely fan favorite Barb on this summer’s surprise Netflix hit Stranger Things.

Additionally, Deadline reports that actress Robin Givens has joined Riverdale as the town’s mayor, who is also the mother of Josie McCoy of Josie and the Pussycats fame.

Givens recently guest starred on Fox’s Lucifer, and will reportedly debut in the second episode of Riverdale.

Riverdale will premiere on CW in an unannounced midseason slot.

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