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Riverdale Season 5: Release Date, Plot And Other Updates

Riverdale Season 5

Fans are eagerly waiting for Riverdale Season 5 to hit the screens. The series first premiered on January 2017 and has earned a warm response from the audience and the critics.

Riverdale Season 5: Release Date

Riverdale Season 5

The fourth season of the mystery drama series was released on October 2019 and its final episode was dropped on April 2020. And since then we have been waiting for another season.

So we know the previous season had to stop midway due to the sudden coronavirus outbreak. Actually, the previous season was supposed to have 22 episodes but that was not possible due to incomplete shooting. Therefore we are expecting the remaining episodes to be a part of Riverdale Season 5.

Even the production of Riverdale Season 5 had to face a massive delay. But the cast and crew resumed filming in September 2020 and if reports are to be believed then the shooting will be wrapped up soon.  Also, CW has announced an official release date for the upcoming season.

Yes! Riverdale Season 5 is expected to hit the screens on January 20, 2021. And fans cannot keep calm!

Riverdale Season 5: Plot

We know that the series focusses on the lives of a group of teenagers living in the simple town of Riverdale. This mystery drama series unveils a lot of secrets about the town and also about the people living here.

Riverdale Season 5

The previous season left us on a cliffhanger. We saw that Archie and his gang are all set for the prom night which is going to change their lives forever. Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead are all excited as they are going to start a new life post their graduation.

So as per the makers, Riverdale Season 5 will have a seven-year time leap. Yes! All our favourite characters will finally move from teenage to adulthood. It will be interesting to see if their friendship remains intact it adulthood draws them apart.

Also, we can expect some really nail-biting sequences during the prom night. Riverdale Season 5 is expected to show us more of Betty’s dark side. 

Also that now Veronica is a successful businesswoman, what will be her next step? The upcoming season is expected to shed light on all these areas.

Riverdale Season 5

As for the cast members KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan just to name a few are all set to reprise their roles.

But two pivotal characters have bid adieu to the series. Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols won’t be a part of Riverdale Season 5. So we cannot see more of FP Jones and Hermoine Lodge in the upcoming season.

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