Netflix’s opening credit sequence for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina pays tribute to the Archie Comics by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Robert Hack that inspired the show.
The streamer’s adaptation of Sabrina the Teenage Witch is written by Riverdale showrunner Aguirre-Sacasa, who also serves as chief creative officer of Archie Comics. Netflix turned to Hack, the artist behind the original 2014 Archie Comics version of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, to bring the creepy opening to life.
For the main titles, he pulled from both his previous drawings from the comic, as well as new animations based off of the characters.
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In the vein of Rosemary’s Baby and The Exorcist, Netflix’s the coming-of-age story centers on Sabrina Spellman’s (Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka) 16th birthday and her wrestling to reconcile her dual nature—half-witch, half-mortal—while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.
The series also stars Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Jaz Sinclair, Richard Coyle, Tati Gabrielle, Adeline Rudolph, Abigail Cowen, Lachlan Watson, Bronson Pinchot, and Gavin Leatherwood.
It debuted October 26 on Netflix.