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Entertainment'Riverdale' Pays Tribute to Luke Perry in First Episode Following Death

09:41  07 march  2019
09:41  07 march  2019 Source:   etonline.com

Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale,' hospitalized after suffering stroke

Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale,' hospitalized after suffering stroke “Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry was hospitalized following a stroke, according to a report. The stroke occurred Wednesday, TMZ reports, with paramedics showing up to his Sherman Oaks home at about 9:40 A.M. He was brought to a hospital shortly thereafter, and his current condition has yet to be disclosed. Originally known for his role as Dylan McKay on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” Perry has yet to sign onto the series’ reboot, which was announced by Fox on Wednesday. Perry, 52, has starred as Fred Andrews, father to Archie, on the CW hit “Riverdale” since the show premiered in 2017. Prior to the stroke, he was filming episodes in Los Angeles.

“Actor Luke Perry , 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke,” a spokesperson for Perry said in a statement Monday. Fox, which aired “90210” and last week ordered a six- episode event series where most of the show’s original cast (not including Perry ) has signed on to play exaggerated

Celebrities have shared heartfelt tributes for Luke Perry in the wake of the actor’s death . Perry died on Monday aged 52 after suffering from a “massive stroke” The actor rose to fame in the nineties as Dylan McKay in Beverly Hills, 90210, and most recently played Fred Andrews in The CW’s Riverdale .

'Riverdale' Pays Tribute to Luke Perry in First Episode Following Death © The CW

This week's episode of Riverdale ended with a tribute to Luke Perry.

Perry, who portrayed Archie's father, Fred Andrews, on the popular CW show, died on Monday at the age of 52 after suffering a massive stroke last week.

At the end of Wednesday's all-new episode, Riverdale shared an on-screen message honoring the late actor.

'Riverdale' Pays Tribute to Luke Perry in First Episode Following Death © The CW The CW

In addition to this in memoriam card, fans were also treated to another look at Perry within the episode. Shortly after Archie was betrayed and attacked in their home, Fred raced to his son's rescue and lovingly patched up his wounds.

Earlier on Wednesday, Riverdale executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa took to Twitter to announce that Perry would be in this week's episode of the CW series, and all remaining episodes of the show will be dedicated to the late actor.

Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke

Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale' star was "under observation at the hospital" on Thursday.

Following the devastating news, Riverdale co-stars, former Beverly Hills 90210 cast mates, friends and fellow actors shared their tributes on social media with nothing but fond memories and messages of love for his family. Riverdale ’s Lili Reinhart pays tribute to Luke Perry with a moving poem.

Lili Reinhart is one of many Riverdale stars who have paid tribute to Luke Perry following his passing Last night, Luke Perry 's publicist Arnold Robinson released a statement to The Hollywood Reporter regarding Luke 's death . Lili Reinhart Luke Perry poem tribute . Picture: Instagram.

"Going through pictures on my way to set. From the early days. With Luke in the middle. Our heart, always," Aguirre-Sacasa wrote of Perry, while sharing a throwback photo of the Riverdale cast. "Tonight’s episode of #Riverdale finds Fred doing what he does best--helping Archie. It is dedicated to Luke, as all episodes will be for the rest of our run. ????❤️????"

Following Perry's death on Monday, production on the series halted and remained that way through Tuesday. A source told ET that production would resume on Wednesday and revealed that counseling services will be offered to both cast and crew.

‘Riverdale’ Shuts Down Production in Wake of Luke Perry’s Death

‘Riverdale’ Shuts Down Production in Wake of Luke Perry’s Death “Riverdale” has shut down production for the day following the news of Luke Perry’s death this morning, Variety has learned. In addition, series executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Jon Goldwater issued the following statement along with WBTV and The CW: “We are deeply saddened to learn today about the passing of Luke Perry. A beloved member of the ‘Riverdale,’ Warner Bros. and CW family, Luke was everything you would hope he would be: an incredibly caring, consummate professional with a giant heart, and a true friend to all.

Luke Perry ’s Beverly Hills, 90210 costars Ian Ziering, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, and Gabrielle Carteris are among the stars who are paying tribute to the late Shortly after news broke Monday of Perry ’s death following a stroke, Ziering remembered the beloved performer — who played Dylan

" Riverdale " has shut down production for the day following the news of Luke Perry 's death this Tributes to Perry began pouring in almost immediately. His “ Riverdale ” co-star Molly Ringwald wrote, “My heart is broken. R. Kelly Cries and Denies in First Interview Since Arrest for Sexual Abuse.

Aguirre-Sacasa, along with the show's other executive producers, released a statement about Perry's death shortly after the news broke on Monday.

'Riverdale' Pays Tribute to Luke Perry in First Episode Following Death © Shutterstock Shutterstock

"We are deeply saddened to learn today about the passing of Luke Perry," the statement read. "A beloved member of the Riverdale, Warner Bros. and CW family, Luke was everything you would hope he would be: an incredibly caring, consummate professional with a giant heart, and a true friend to all."

"A father figure and mentor to the show’s young cast, Luke was incredibly generous, and he infused the set with love and kindness," the statement continued. "Our thoughts are with Luke’s family during this most difficult time."


Brian Austin Green Reveals 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Cast Reunited to Honor Luke Perry.
The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast found a way to honor the late Luke Perry. During a new episode of Brian Austin Green's podcast ... with Brian Austin Green, the 45-year-old actor -- who played David Silver on the iconic '90s teen show -- said that the cast recently reunited at a private gathering to celebrate Perry's life. Perry died on March 4 after suffering a massive stroke. Green says the cast reunited at the home of Gabrielle Carteris, who played Andrea Zuckerman on 90210. "[I saw] people I hadn’t seen in at least 18 years, at least," he said.

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