Riverdale is an American teen adventure- drama series. It is based on Archie comics and airs on CW an Netflix.
Riverdale Season 5 Release Date
The first-ever episode of Riverdale was aired on Jan 26, 2017, and was an instant hit and gained a lot of fans. The show has a total on 76 episodes till date divided among 4 seasons.
In January 2020, Riverdale was renewed for another season(fifth season) by CW.
Season 4 of Riverdale was supposed to have 22 episodes. But it was cut short to 19 episodes which aired a few days ago. The other episodes couldn’t be filmed and the show’s production has been halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Season 5 was supposed to start airing in October 2020. But it will definitely be pushed further. Considering the pandemic, we might have to wait for a long time for the release of another season. It could happen sometime in later 2021 or early 2022.
Riverdale Season 5 Cast
Although the official cast of Season 5 of Riverdale hasn’t been announced, we can expect it to include K. J. Apa as Archie Andrews; Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge; Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper; Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones; Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom; Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle; Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge; Madchen Amick as Alice Cooper; Casey Cott as Kevin Keller and others.
F. P. Jones, Jughead’s father and Hermoine Lodge, Veronica’s mother will not be returning in season 5.
Riverdale Season 5 Plot
The series revolves around the lives of a group of friends. It begins with the death of a classmate. The town of Riverdale is not what it seems. There are darkness and secrets everywhere. Season one ends with finding out who the killer is. Season two focuses on the black- hood killer who turns out to be Betty’s own father. Season three shows Archie in jail and then escaping from there. It focuses on The Farm, a mysterious cult which seems to be lurking around town disrupting peace and conducting illegal operations. Season 4 focuses on Jughead’s life at Stonewall Prep and his (fake) death and the group uncovering the secrets there. It also features mysterious tapes of voyeurism.
Although the official plot of season 5 hasn’t been updated yet, it will focus on the mysterious tapes and the death of Mr Honey. There are also reports of there being a 5-year time jump.