Zoya Akhtar's upcoming directorial The Archies has been locked for a release on December 7 on Netflix. It stars Dot, Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Vedang Raina and Yuvraj Menda.
The Archies, a coming-of-age musical film, follows the lives of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Ethel and Dilton who will take audiences to the fictional hilly town of Riverdale. Seen through the lens of the unique Anglo-Indian community, The Archies, which is set in the 1960s, explores friendship, freedom, love, heartbreak and rebellion.
The cast, many of whom are debuting in their first film, announced the date of launch along with their director, Akhtar with a live billboard on one of India's busiest roads - Mumbai's Western Express Highway.
Archie Comics was also the title of the company's longest-running publication, the first issue appearing with a cover date of Winter 1942.