‘Riverdale’ says goodbye to Hiram Lodge: Mark Consuelos leaves the series definitively

The CW has already released a first preview of season 6, which will debut on November 16 with a special premiere of five episodes nothing more and nothing less.

The fifth season of Riverdale just came to an end and it has saying goodbye to one of his most veteran characters: Hiram Lodge, Veronica’s father and one of the most notable villains in the CW series inspired by Archie Comics that we see in Spain with Movistar +. After the episode broadcast tonight on the other side of the pond and that will see the light today in our country, ‘RIVERDALE: RIP(?)’ (5×19) the ‘showrunner’ of fiction has confirmed the final departure by Mark Consuelos, the actor who has played the character since the second installment of the series.

“Tonight’s episode is Mark’s swan song playing our attractive villain Hiram Lodge in Riverdale after four crazy and glorious years,” said Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa in statements to Deadline. “From the moment that Mark [Consuelos] He joined us, he was up for absolutely anything, 100% committed to making Archie’s life hell. And what’s funny is that Mark couldn’t be more different from Hiram. He is a classy professional and is always on the lookout for everyone. “

We wish Mark the best and hope this is not the last we have seen of Hiram Lodge

Consuelos, for her part, has also made statements regarding her departure, thanking her for her passage through the series and the opportunity provided by Aguirre-Sacasa: “First of all, I would like to thank Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for this incredible opportunity. Never before have I felt so good playing a character that was so bad. Also a big thank you to the ‘fandom’ of Riverdale, to the brilliant crew and impressive cast, whom I consider to be family and dear friends. “

Likewise, the actor is receiving the affection of a multitude of followers on social networks after the broadcast of the last episode in which he participates after his departure.

ATTENTION, SPOILERS! Details for the season 5 finale are revealed below.

The ending of the fifth season, ‘RIVERDALE: RIP (?)’ (5×19), and despite its title, Hiram Lodge does not become the new mortal victim of fiction, but He is exiled from the city by his own daughter, Veronica (Camila Mendes), after finding evidence that he is a murderer.

However, before leaving, Hiram manages to put a bomb under Archie’s bed before he leaves. A very Hiram ending after four seasons being the villain of the series.

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After the end of the fifth installment, fans will not have to wait long to enjoy the season 6 of Riverdale, that It will debut on November 16 with a special premiere of five episodes nothing more and nothing less. You can see a first promo at the beginning of this news.