AceShowbiz - "Riverdale" has unleashed the official synopsis for its season 3 premiere episode titled "Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day" which will take place around the titular holiday. It seems like the new season will kick off with more details of Archie's (KJ Apa) trial as well as tease a big showdown between Jughead's (Cole Sprouse) Southside Serpents and their rivals the Ghoulies.
The official synopsis reads, "AND THE VERDICT IS... As the jury begins deliberations in his murder trial, Archie (KJ Apa) makes a surprising request about how he wants to spend his final days of summer. Betty (Lili Reinhart) is forced to deal with her problems head-on after a heated confrontation with Alice (Madchen Amick) and Polly (guest star Tiera Skovbye) brings up some dark secrets she's kept hidden."
It seems like Betty and her mom will learn the truth of The Farm, which is revealed to be a cult led by Edgar Evernever and his daughter, Evelyn Evernever, from the Archie Comics.
As for Veronica (Camila Mendes), the synopsis suggests that she "pleads with Hiram (Mark Consuelos) to step in and help Archie before a verdict is announced. Finally, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) leads the Serpents against the Ghoulies latest attack."
"Labor Day" will also feature the appearance of special guest Penelope Ann Miller. "The Artist" star will take on the role of Ms. Wright, the attorney leading the town case against Archie.
"Riverdale" will return for season 3 on Wednesday, October 10 at 8 P.M. on The CW.