According to TV Insider, the hit CW drama has promoted both Vanessa Morgan and Charles Melton to series regulars ahead of Riverdale Season 3.
Morgan plays Toni Topaz on the series and joined in a recurring role during Riverdale Season 2. Toni was initially introduced as a friend of Jughead Jones when he was getting to grips with the Southside Serpent way of life.
However, the character crossed paths with Cheryl Blossom in the aftermath of the Southside High students being moved to Riverdale High, and the two are now in a relationship.
In a recent episode, Toni was one of a number of characters who broke into an asylum Cheryl's mother put her in for conversion therapy.
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Morgan has also appeared in Finding Carter and The Shannara Chronicles.