Filipina celebrity AC Bonifacio stars in Riverdale new season on Netflix

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Filipina dancer-singer-actress AC Bonifacio is joining the cast of Netflix’s Riverdale on its Season 5 return. Photos from AC Bonifacio IG.

Filipina-Canadian dancer and singer Andree Camille ‘AC’ Bonifacio is starring in the Netflix teen drama series “Riverdale”, appearing in a dance battle with the show’s head cheerleader, Cheryl Blossom, played by American actress Madelaine Petsch.

AC Bonifacio reposted on her Instagram a teaser from Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa about the show’s Season 5, hinting at her role as a possible member of the River Vixens cheerleading squad.

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“here’s my page 1/365 submission 🙂 startin off the year right w a lil sneak peek to #Riverdale Season 5! repost from the amazing @writerras <3” AC wrote.

In the teaser video posted on January 2, 2021, fans are treated to a clip of the dance showdown between AC Bonifacio and Cheryl Blossom who is one of the main characters of the show based on Archie Comics.

Filipino celebrities and “Riverdale” fans alike flooded the Kapamilya star’s post with words of support and congratulations.

Last year, AC Bonifacio won second place when she joined BlackPink’s dance cover contest. The Filipina performer’s winning entry went viral in July, garnering a million views after being posted less than a day on YouTube.

AC and Lucky Ancheta formed the dancing tandem Lucky Aces in 2012. The pair was featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and performed with Ariana Grande.

Netflix’s “Riverdale” has been shooting the majority of the show in Vancouver, Canada where AC is currently based.

The new season of “Riverdale” resumes on January 20, 2021.

Filipinos appearing in Netflix shows include Filipino-American actor Jon Jon Briones who is playing the lead role of a Filipino doctor in the psychological-horror drama series “Ratched” while Darren Criss is championing his Filipino heritage in his new role on the Netflix drama series, “Hollywood.”

SEND CHEERS in the comments below to Filipina-Canadian dancer-singer-actress AC Bonifacio, starring in Season 5 of Netflix’s “Riverdale” and WATCH the sneak peek of AC’s dance showdown with the show’s head cheerleader, Cheryl Blossom!

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