Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale has secured the lead role in the CW Network's upcoming Riverdale TV spinoff titled Katy Keene. Hale joins She joins previously announced cast members who include Camille Hyde, Lucien Laviscount, Ashleigh Murray (who will be playing a grown-up version of her character Josie McCoy), Jonny Beauchamp, and Julia Chan reports Variety.
As with Riverdale, Katy Keene will see characters adapted from the Archie comic series brought to life in - believe it or not - a musical format. The series follows four iconic Archie characters, including fashion designer Katy, living and working in New York as they chase their dreams to make it on the runway, in the recording studio, and on Broadway.
Celebrating the news on Instagram, Lucy wrote: "Well I’m slightly freaking out! My heart is bursting ❤️" Sharing a series of photos from the original Katy Keene comics.