The American teen drama television series Riverdale has fans worldwide. While the Season 4 or Riverdale was going on, CW has confirmed to renew the series. Yes, Riverdale Season 5 is happening!! So get ready for the additional dose of madness.
As of right now, it’s unclear just how– and also when– season 5 will certainly start. Season 4 was arranged to finish with our fave teens graduating senior high school. However, as a result of the recurring coronavirus outbreak that has struck the world, production team was forced to stay in lockdown due to safety reasons. Hence, they were not able to shoot the final episode of Riverdale Season 4. The shooting of the last episode is still in cliffhanger and we still don’t know when will it resume.
Has Riverdale season 5 been renewed? Will there be a Riverdale season 5?
Yes – Riverdale was offered a very early renewal along with a variety of various other CW shows back in January. Because of the ongoing COVID-19, it’s uncertain when the show will certainly start recording.
The pandemic derailed production & there was a heavy Toni ep coming up. We'll still do it, but you'll have to now wait for S5 instead of S4. S4 is unfortunately now shorter, ending w 419 (which I wrote with James DeWille & directed by @madchenamick). But it has a fun cliffhanger!
— Ted Sullivan (@karterhol) April 18, 2020
Riverdale season 5 beginning date: When does Riverdale period 5 begin?
At present, there is no official date for the upcoming season of Riverdale. However, seeing the past track record, it is assumed that Riverdale season 5 will premiere in October 2020.
However, it is to be noticed that due to coronavirus pandemic, shooting off of nearly every TV series is on a halt. Thus, the actual release date of season 5 might shift by six months.
Reports suggest that the filming for Riverdale season 5 would normally begin in July 2020, however relying on the infection and whether it is risk-free to begin production again, shooting could be delayed.
As always, Riverdale will broadcast on The CW on Wednesday night in the US and will certainly drop on Netflix the next day on Thursday for everyone in the UK, or worldwide.
How many episodes will be in Riverdale period 5?
The Riverdale Season 5 will likely consist of around 22 episodes, similar to the previous three periods. Writer Ted Sullivan validated on Twitter that season 5 will start with the 3 remaining episodes of period 4, two of which have yet to be shot. In reaction to a fan asking if we’ll ever get to see season 4 episodes 20, 21 and 22, he composed: “You’ll obtain them. Do not stress! You’ll simply have to wait up until S5! They’re actually good also! Gorgeous manuscripts.”
Riverdale period 5 Cast
Complying with the mystery surrounding Jughead in season 4, it resembles Cole Sprouse will be returning for season 5. Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, KJ Apa, Madelaine Petsch, and Vanessa Morgan will all be returning. Charles Melton and also Casey Cott will certainly additionally ideally return.
It’s been validated that both Skeet Ulrich and also Marisol Nichols will be leaving after period 4. They will certainly not be returning full-time to season 5. The door, nevertheless, has supposedly been left open for their characters to return.
Currently, Mädchen Amick and Mark Consuelos are the only 2 collections of normal parents still on the show. Molly Ringwald, Martin Cummins, Nathalie Boltt as well as Robin Givens are all currently still in recurring/guest roles.
Will there be a time jump in Riverdale period 5?
Provided the separations of two adult figures on the program, followers have actually been speculating that season 5 will start with a considerable time dive that will certainly see our teen personalities jump onward into their twenties, avoiding the college years entirely.
During an appearance on Jimmy Fallon. KJ Apa teased that season 5 “can go anywhere.” He continued: “The only sort of spoiler I can provide people is: It’s not your common graduate secondary school. It’s gonna amaze a lot of people, I think.”
In a different interview with Australian morning show The Today Show, Skeet Ulrich let slip that a 5-year time-jump gets on the cards. Talking about the reason behind his departure he stated: “I know they want to take the show in a different direction next season too, and jump five years ahead.”
No more information regarding the time-jump has actually been revealed and it is yet to be confirmed by the authors, however, it feels like we’ll be heading into the future when Riverdale returns. Anticipate much more details to get here as the season 4 ending strategies.