By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com
Published: 05:47 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 05:47 BST, 16 May 2019
WARNING: Story contains Riverdale spoilers
The fate of late actor Luke Perry's Riverdale character Fred Andrews will be revealed in its forthcoming fourth season, according to the show's creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
Aguirre-Sacasa on Wednesday told The Hollywood Reporter that the storyline revolving around Andrews will 'absolutely' be completed next year following Perry's March 4 death, which came about five days after he suffered a massive stroke at his Sherman Oaks, California home.
Coming soon: The fate of late actor Luke Perry's Riverdale character Fred Andrews will be revealed in its forthcoming fourth season, according to the show's creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Andrews was out of town in the storyline, and Wednesday's season finale did not move anything forward with the character, as Aguirre-Sacasa said he didn't want to rush things.
'When Luke passed, we had already broken and written a lot of the end of the season, and we really wanted to … I mean, it was just devastating,' Aguirre-Sacasa said. 'And we wanted to honor Luke, and figure out the best way to handle the character of Fred Andrews in the show, so we sort of said, "You know what? Let's not squeeze, let's not rush to squeeze something into the finale, or into the last couple of episodes, let's really think about it, and let's tell that story at the beginning of season four."'
Aguirre-Sacasa called Perry 'one of the hearts of the show,' and said that the dynamics of The CW's Archie adaptation 'always turned