'Riverdale' Begins Filming Season 5, Starting With a Shirtless KJ Apa

'Riverdale' Begins Filming Season 5, Starting With a Shirtless KJ Apa

Riverdale is officially back to filming!

The show’s upcoming fifth season kicked off filming on Monday (September 14) after the stars quarantined for two weeks.

First scene to be filmed, as documented by showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, is a shirtless KJ Apa in a steam room.

“Annnnnd #Riverdale is back. First scene up of Season 5: Archie in a steam room. Even in a Covid world, some things never change…πŸ”₯πŸ‘€πŸ†πŸ’‹β€οΈ,” Roberto wrote on Instagram.

The day before, Roberto shared a photo with Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, Cole Sprouse and Drew Ray Tanner ahead of the big return.

“After fourteen days of quarantining πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ and months of prep, #Riverdale Season 5 starts shooting tomorrow. Spent the night in the bubble, reminiscing with these lovely people and celebrating @lilireinhart 24th birthday πŸŽ‚ How time flies. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the gang this week. Here we go….πŸš€πŸ”₯πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘€πŸš’πŸŒŠπŸπŸ’‹πŸ‘ πŸ’πŸ•ΈπŸ”πŸ§—πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ†πŸŽ°πŸŽ²πŸš‘πŸš§πŸŽ’β˜ οΈ,” he captioned the pic.

In case you missed it, see which Riverdale star was the first person to return to the set since March.

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