Archie Comic’s one of the best-known screen adaptation, ‘Riverdale’ is coming back. Yes. For all the teen drama lovers and fans of Riverdale, get ready. Riverdale has been known for its drama, thrill, mystery, and of course for Jughead and Betty. Since the very day of its release viewers has admired the show and especially the star cast. Yes, sometimes the show felt a little bit stretched but despite it, fans are still watching. To know more about Riverdale Season 5 keep reading.
What Can We Expect From Season 5?
Season 4 of the show ended abruptly. This happened because of the pandemic. Due to this, a few episodes were left. So fans can expect that the first few episodes of season 5 will be a continuation of the previous season. One of the biggest cliffhangers from season 4 is Betty and Archie’s illicit kiss. Additionally, graduation is ahead. In season five the show will time jump to fiver years ahead. That is when everyone is graduated. But if Lili Reinhart is correct it is seven not five years. And also not to forget that story of FP Jones which is still dangling in the air.
Is The Show Coming Back With A New Season?
The showrunner of Riverdale, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa confirmed that the show is under pre-production. Filming is all set to begin in September 2020. Meanwhile, the cast is back in Vancouver. Previously it was announced that season 4 will be the concluding season. But now Marisol Nichols has announced that the show is up for a brand new season 5.
There is no official date yet. But it has been stated that the show will return in January 2021. In August it was confirmed that the shooting will start in September 2020. Pandemic led to shutting down in production. Lili Reinhart on an interview with Jimmy Fallon confirmed that the cast will be quarantined for a fortnight. The show will air on CW on Wednesday. Only then it will be released on Netflix for the international audience.
Who All Are Coming Back For The New Season?
Following is the cast of Riverdale Season 5:
- KJ Apa as Archie Andrews,
- Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper,
- Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge,
- Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones,
- Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge,
- Madeline Petsch as Cheryl Blossom,
- Casey Cott as Kevin Keller,
- Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz,
- Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle.
What’s About The Time Jump In Riverdale Season 5?
Fans have been speculating that there will be a possible time jump. The time jump will skip the college years. Showrunner Aguirre-Sacasa teased: “We’re trying to figure out if we are doing a time jump, how quickly we can do it… I think we want to drop you in the middle of something”. Later Lili Reinhart confirmed that there will be a time jump of 7 years.