Archie Comics is finally getting the Bollywood-style treatment they deserves after signing an exciting deal with Graphics India.
According to sources, According to Variety, plans are in the works to bring the Archie Comics characters out of The Chock’lit Shoppe and into the glamorous world of Bollywood for a live-action film featuring notable characters like Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica.
The film is a joint project by Archie Comics and Graphic India and is being touted as the first international comic to be translated for Indian screens.
Sharad Devarajan, co-founder and CEO of Graphic India, said it’ll involve a plot twist: “Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead have been a source of inspiration for numerous Bollywood films over the years, and now it’s time to take them fully into Bollywood in an exciting new twist of a story that we have planned.”
The project is currently in its nascent stages and an official release date is yet to be announced.
Archie Comics have sold over 2 billion copies worldwide and are published in over 17 languages in over 55 countries.