Welcome to New York, Katy! The new CW sequence ‘Katy Keene’ premieres Feb. 6 and HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Lucy Hale about why the position of Katy means a lot to her and extra.
Katy Keene’s journey kicks off Feb. 6 and it’s happening within the metropolis that by no means sleeps — New York City. Katy is chasing her desires of turning into the following nice designer. Along this journey, she crosses paths with Josie McCoy, Jorge Lopez/Ginger, and Pepper Smith. Together, these 4 associates navigate the ups and downs of going after your targets. HollywoodLife talked EXCLUSIVELY with Lucy Hale about why Katy Keene was a present she knew she needed to be part of.
“It’s so cool that it’s part of the Archie universe. It’s so iconic,” Lucy instructed HollywoodLife on the Tribeca TV Festival. “I’ve been a fan of Roberto’s [Aguirre-Sacasa] for some time. I beloved what he did with Sabrina and Riverdale, however finally once I learn the script I used to be like, ‘I am Katy. This is my story.’ I moved to LA at a younger age desirous to be an actress, going by the trials and tribulations of making an attempt to make issues occur. I simply noticed a lot of my story in her and it actually made me excited to get to faucet into that.”
Katy is a superb position mannequin for any younger one that has massive desires. While the present could have its dramatic moments, Katy Keene is an uplifting present on the finish of the day. “I think there’s not enough of that on TV. There’s a lot of great TV out there but there are not a lot of shows that make you feel the way you do when you watch this,” Lucy continued. “We are going to get to the grittier side of New York and we’re going to get to see darker sides of these characters, but ultimately it should be inspiring and it should be optimistic and I think so many girls and boys are going to see themselves in these characters.”
In addition to Katy’s trend journey, she’s additionally very a lot in love with KO, her longtime boyfriend who’s an aspiring skilled boxer. “It’s a classic love story,” Lucy mentioned of the connection. “It’s the relationship we all want and dream of. I sure haven’t had that. It’s very sweet and real and there will be a lot more of that.”
She did tease that there can be “bumps along the way” for Katy and KO however “tright here’s positively a robust connection and love between the 2 of them.” Katy Keene will air Thursdays at eight p.m. on The CW.