Archie Comics has confirmed their 1960's comic book character 'Sabrina the Witch' will be adapted into a Vancouver-lensed, "Buffy the Vampire Slater" inspired, one-hour live-action episodic series for The CW, titled "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina", sharing continuity with "Riverdale":
The show will be written by Archie Comics chief creative officer, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by Lee Toland Krieger and produced by Berlanti Productions, in association with Warner Brothers Studios.
"...this dark coming-of-age story deals with horror, the occult and witchcraft. 'Sabrina' will struggle to reconcile her dual nature...
"...of being half-witch and half-mortal while protecting her family and the world from the forces of evil..."
"Sabrina the Teenage Witch", published by Archie Comics was created by writer George Gladir and illlustrator Dan DeCarlo, debuting in "Archie's Madhouse #22" (Oct. 1962).
Original premise of the series is that 'Sabrina Spellman' is a 'half-witch', living with her father's two witch sisters, 'Hilda' and 'Zelda Spellman', in the town of 'Greendale'.
Also living with them is the family pet 'Mr. Salem Saberhagen', a witch turned into a cat as punishment for 'world domination' attempts.
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