Vanessa Morgan has been promoted to a series regular on Riverdale for its upcoming Season 3.
The news was announced on social media by show creator, Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, along with the announcement that Charles Melton (Reggie) would also be bumped from recurring to series regular.
— RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) May 2, 2018
Morgan portrays Toni Topaz, a bisexual member of the Southside Serpents gang and confidant to Jughead (Cole Sprouse).
Based on the characters from Archie Comics and produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, Riverdale is a subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. The series stars are KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Casey Cott, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, with Madchen Amick and Luke Perry.
Greg Berlanti, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater are the executive producers.
The series airs Wednesdays on The CW, and it’s about to wrap up its sophomore season.