A Major Death Was Teased in Riverdale Season 3, and Fans Are Scared

Riverdale Season 3 is going to be darker—so much so that a main character might die—and that's scary news for fans.

The Riverdale showrunner, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, dropped a worrisome hint on Tuesday, Oct. 2. He was tweeting about the episodes that they're working on now when he teased that a major character could die in the mid-season finale.

"Episode 308 is our mid-season finale!" he tweeted first. "(#Riverdale hasn't even premiered and we're already shooting our mid-season finale!!)"

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart in Riverdale

(via Riverdale/The CW)

Aguirre-Sacasa then followed up his first tweet with a scarier one: "Life goes on (for MOST of our series regulars) in Episode #309 of #Riverdale"

That certainly makes it sound like one of the show's stars could be killed off. A lot of Riverdale stans also read it that way and panicked. Scores of them replied to the showrunner's tweet with pleas for him to keep their favorite characters (and couples) alive.

There is one character that some fans seemed willing to sacrifice, though.

Sorry, Reggie.

The scripts have already been written, so it's probably too late to change the writers' minds, but hey, there's no harm in trying.

Riverdale Season 3 premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.


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