The Archies is an upcoming musical drama movie. The Archies is directed by Zoya Akhtar and will be released on Netflix. The Archies movie is set to be released in 2023.
Upon the release of the short teaser, users have been searching whether The Archies movie is a true story or just a fictional one. Read on to know more.
The Archies: Real Movie or Fictional?
To give a small background, Netflix’s The Archies movie is based on Archies Comics and characters which are widely popular in America since 1941. Archies comics and characters are fictional. Since The Archies movie is based on fictional Archies Comics and characters, we conclude the movie is not a true story but a fictional one.
The Archies movie is an Indian adaptation of Archies Comics.
Who are Anglo Indians in The Archies movie?
The Archies teaser was criticized when the characters’ clothes and looks, although Indian, did not seem Indianised. In an interview with Archies Comics CEO, Zoya Akhtar revealed that The Archies movies characters are Anglo Indians.
Anglo Indians are the ones who are born and residing in India with British ancestry or Indian and British mixed ancestry. This could be the main reason why the characters’ dress and hairstyle seem a bit different and the complexion is comparatively fair.
Netflix’s The Archies: Movie or a Series?
It should also be seen that Zoya Akhtar’s The Archies is a movie and not a series.