I’m leaving now Riverdalenext stop… New Zealand? KJ Apa he revealed that he plans to visit the house later this year – and the actor might need to convince his partner Clara Berry to make their vacation a little more lasting.
“I will be back [to New Zealand]. Yes, 100%. I’m coming back this year, “said Apa, 24 Us Weekly exclusively in May while on the red carpet of the CW Upfronts in New York.
The network found out Riverdale will come by the end of next year after 7 seasons next year, and Apa said he has no plans to stay in Vancouver after filming is complete. This is important for the Kiwi star son of Sasha, 9 months, has the opportunity to see relatives by father. (On shares her boy with Berry, 28.)
“I want my son to meet his family there,” Apa explained Us. “I have to convince my girlfriend to consider moving there. Maybe. It’s far from everywhere, but I want to come back for sure. “
The I still believe Star said that this year’s trip home will be his first in three years. In addition to his schedule for filming a teenage drama, New Zealand’s strict border restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic also made travel difficult.
While he is happy to spend some time where he grew up, Apa knows it won’t be easy to say let go of Archie Andrews. He started playing a comic book character in 2016, and the last bow will be in 2023.
“I think a few of us have seen it coming,” he said after announcing the series would be nearing the end, noting that the actors did not have the right to vote in the decision. “I can’t speak on behalf of anyone else, but I will be really sad to say goodbye to Archie, from Riverdaleour sets, our team. ”
Apa continued: “It’s exciting and sad, you know, because we’ve created so many memories of this show. I have a child now. I’ve been through so much in the last six years and I know everyone else has. Yes, a lot grow up in the last six years. ”
The young dad added that he considers himself “very happy” to have such a job Riverdale which allows him to spend a lot of time with his baby. “We don’t work every day, all day, all week. There is a crew, but I get days off here and there, “he said. “I’m happy to have time to spend with my family.”
There’s one thing he won’t miss about a long-running TV show – its legendary red locks. “I’m not going to miss red hair,” he said Us with laughter. “I won’t miss dyeing my hair every week, bleaching my hair.”
Riverdale Season 6 airs on The CW on Sundays at 20:00 ET. The last season will debut in 2023.