Three-time ALMA Award nominee, Chicago-born Latina bombshell Marisol Nichols is set to make her prime time television return in the highly addictive new series Riverdale (SUNDAYS, 9pm), the CW’s subversive take on the Archie comic book series which was just picked up for a second season. Set in present time and described as a cross between Archie and Twin Peaks, Riverdale is dark, eerie, and circles around the lives of “Archie” (KJ Apa), “Betty” (Lili Reinhart), “Veronica” (Camila Mendes) and their friends and family, exploring the surrealism of small-town life – the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome façade.
Nichols plays “Hermione Lodge,” Veronica’s upscale mother who has now returned to Riverdale with her daughter, eager to start afresh following the scandalous incarceration of her husband and harboring dark secrets.
Nichols is no stranger to television, having a substantial resume that includes a lead role in the Darren Star-produced ABC comedy series GCB opposite Annie Potts, Kristin Chenoweth and Leslie Bibb and a lead role on Showtime’s groundbreaking series Resurrection Boulevard, where she received media attention and acclaim for her portrayal of troubled teen “Victoria Santiago.” Showing off her versatile acting skills Nichols next landed the role as Pakastani-American “Nadia Yassir,” commanding CTU in season six of 24. Most recently Nichols had a reoccurring arc on the fan-favorite MTV scripted drama Teen Wolf as the elusive and trained assassin “Desert Wolf” and on NCIS as “ATF Special Agent Zoe Keates.”
In addition to her work on screen, Nichols has been fighting for the rights of kids and women for over a decade as the founder of FOUNDATION FOR A SLAVERY FREE WORLD and spokesperson for YOUTH FOR HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL, non-profit organizations that fight modern slavery and human trafficking. For the third year in a row, Nichols hosted and produced “THE HUMAN RIGHTS HERO AWARDS” this past summer.
Namita Nayyar, President Women Fitness catches up with Marisol Nichols on movies, TV and motivational tips.
Ms. Namita Nayyar:
You are all set to make your prime time television return in the highly addictive new series Riverdale. Introduce us to your character “Hermione Lodge” on the show.
Ms. Marisol Nichols:
Hermione is a complex character. She is fiercely protective of her daughter, Veronica Lodge, and struggles to give her the life that she deserves while juggling through her past and future. She is married to Hiram Lodge, who has been imprisoned in New York after embezzling millions. After having all the Lodge assists frozen and suffering through public humiliation in NY, Hermione chooses to take refuge with her daughter and start their life over again in Riverdale. Unfortunately, it hasn’t gone anywhere near as smoothly as she hoped and as she tries to begin anew, she is forced to make decisions on behalf of her daughters wellbeing, her husband’s interests, and finally her own. She definitely struggles with all of it as the season goes on and we see her own calculating chess moves as she continues to protect her family. In addition she comes face to face with her old high school love, Fred Andrews played by Luke Perry. And as much as she tries to hide her feelings and then rekindle that relationship, her past and present with Hiram and the force that is Lodge industries, comes back to haunt her and she can’t turn away.
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