Riverdale’s handsome Casey Cott portrays Kevin Keller, Betty’s bestie and the sheriff’s son on the hit CW series based on the iconic Archie Comics. Casey is set to star in the upcoming film, The Mascot, according to Just Jared Jr. Directed by Matthew Perkins, Casey joined him at the ChooseATL House during the 2018 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. (March 12) This is where plans for the film were revealed and that The Mascot will be will be shot in Atlanta this summer.
The Mascot centers on Nick Shepherd, an ex‐quarterback, who had it all in high school, and seeks redemption at the University of Georgia by doing something he never imagined: wearing a mascot suit.
As Hairy Dawg, Nick becomes the most famous person no one’s ever heard of, and gets thrust into a bizarre, furry subculture of college football that he never knew existed. Ultimately, Nick learns that sometimes you have to wear a mask to figure out who you really are.