Consuelos, who plays the villainous Hiram Lodge, Veronica’s father, will be going
After four seasons on the show.
“So tonight’s episode is the swan song of Mark playing our hunky villain Hiram Lodge on Riverdale after four crazy, glorious years,” explained showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa time limit
. “From the moment Mark joined us, he was ready to do literally anything, one hundred percent committed to making Archie’s life a living hell. And what’s funny, Mark couldn’t be more different from Hiram. One The classy supporter and the cutest man, always looking out for everyone. We wish Mark all the best and hope this isn’t the last time we’ve seen him at Hiram Lodge.”
Consuelos first appeared in the series in the Season 2 premiere. He played a wealthy mob boss who tried to keep Veronica away from Archie.
The show is based on characters from Archie Comics.
Consuelos thanked Aguirre-Sacasa for the opportunity, telling the publication in a statement: “First and foremost, I want to thank Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for this incredible opportunity. Never played a character like this before. What was so bad, felt so good. Many thanks to Riverdale Fantasy, the wonderful crew and amazing cast, who I consider dear friends and family.”