Chad Michael Murray to Play Creepy Cult Leader on 'Riverdale'
Published Feb 08, 2019Netflix melodrama Riverdale has added Chad Michael Murray to its list of guest stars.
The former One Tree Hill actor will join the cast for multiple-episode arc as Edgar Evernever, the leader of the cult at "the Farm."
Netflix's official description explains, "The enigmatic leader of the cult-like Farm, Edgar arrives in Riverdale to spread his teachings and heal the ravaged soul of this once wholesome town. Edgar is a charming, handsome guru, but is he hiding a more sinister agenda?"
The mysterious character has been referenced multiple times on the show, though he has yet to appear on camera.
His daughter, Evelyn (played by Zoé de Grand Maison), recently joined the cast as a classmate of Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Archie at Riverdale High.
Murray's other recent TV credits include Star, Sun Records and Agent Carter.
Riverdale is currently in its third season.