'Riverdale' Showrunner Shares First Ever Photo of KJ Apa with Red Hair

'Riverdale' Showrunner Shares First Ever Photo of KJ Apa with Red Hair

KJ Apa has become synonymous with his red hair, but it’s obviously not his natural color.

The 25-year-old actor has been dying his hair red since 2016 to portray Archie Andrews to life on Riverdale, based on the Archie Comics.

Ahead of the show’s upcoming seventh and final season premiere, showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been sharing throwbacks to the first season.

In his latest throwback post, he shared the first ever pic of KJ with his red hair.

Keep reading to see the photo and more…

“Another flashback in honor of #Riverdale’s Season Seven premiere this week! This is the first picture ever taken of @kjapa with red hair—and so, after a huge sigh of relief, Archie Andrews was (re)born! 🔥💇🏻‍♂️⚡️🔑💃🏽🏆❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Roberto captioned the pic. Check it out below!

If you missed it, check out the new Riverdale season seven poster and stills from the first two episodes.

Have you watched the season trailer?!

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