The finale of Riverdale Season 4 was meant to happen differently, but due to the ongoing worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, the last three episodes of the season were not completed. But, Riverdale Season 5 is returning soon with some major changes in it.
Riverdale Season 5 Release Date
New-season of Riverdale always comes out in the month of October. But this year, there is no chance that the Season will come out in 2020 due to production delays. However according to TV Guide, the series is expected to premiere in January 2021. This is not the official confirmation or release date, but the network is very hopeful to get the season back on air soon. Fans have to wait a little bit longer for the upcoming season.
Another important thing is that the final three episodes of Season 4 will also be released as a part of season 5.
Riverdale Season 5 Cast
The main cast and regulars would be reprising their roles in this season, which includes Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, and Camila Mendes, etc. But two of the main cast would be exiting the series. It was reported by Variety in February Jughead’s father played by Skeet Ulrich and Veronica’s mother played by Marisol Nichols would not be returning as series regulars.
The Plotline of Riverdale Season 5
It is sure that Riverdale Season 5 will have some major time jump. Although the amount of time is not mentioned, the series is expected to show the characters in their twenties. It is expected that no college years will be shown in the group.
Furthermore, Madchen Amick, who is playing Betty’s mom stated, “I don’t know what they have planned for Season 5, but I can only imagine there’s something that’s going to bring them back to town. If they’re all off going to these different colleges, I think that they had a time jump planned, that something brings them back.”