Today we are going to talk about the release of a popular series ‘Riverdale’. It is an American drama series for teenagers. Moreover, we all know that ‘Riverdale’ has an amazing number of fan followings. Audiences are in absolute love with this super crazy series on Netflix. Since the release of its first season, ‘Riverdale’ is considered one of the most popular series. So, go ahead and catch all the updates on Riverdale season 5.
The series has drawn its inspirations from the characters in Archie comics. And Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa who is the chief creative officer of Archie Comics adapted the series as ‘Riverdale’. The series first premiered on The CW. Warner Bros is the producer of ‘Riverdale’. There are total three production houses behind the making of this series. They are Television and CBS Studios along with Berlanti Productions and the Archie Comics.
Initially, there was supposed to be a feature film for Warner Bros. Later on, it was taken up as a teen drama series by Pictures for Fox. However, this project is now under The CW since 2015. The entire shoot for ‘Riverdale’ is done in Vancouver, British Columbia. This is an amazing, mysterious series much popular among teens. The narration is done by Cole Sprouse. Furthermore, the composition is done by Sherri Chung and Blake Neely.
The series has got some well known executive producers. They are namely Greg Berlanti, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater. The amazing cinematography is provided by David Lanzenberg as well as Stephen Jackson. The editors for ‘Riverdale’ are Marvin Matyka, Harry Jierjian and Paul Karasick. Nevertheless, the first season of ‘Riverdale’ premiered long back on 26th January in the year 2017.
About ‘Riverdale’ season 4
The fourth season of this amazing series released a couple of months ago on 9th October in the year 2019. The drama depicts the life of Archie Andrews. He lives in a small town known as Riverdale. Here, Andrews goes on exploring the mysterious darkness that hides behind the perfect image of the place Riverdale. Thus, this makes the drama even more interesting and approachable by the audience.
When the fourth season was announced the audience got very excited. Initially, season 4 was supposed to consist of a total of 22 episodes. However, it was cut short and released with only 19 episodes. This is due to the obvious reason for the pandemic. COVID-19 situations have genuinely affected the production of season 4. The shoot had to stop when only 3 episodes were left to shoot. This news has disheartened the viewers to some extent. However, the upcoming season will surely excite you!
‘Riverdale’ Season 5 Release Date
After the fourth season, the new season has a lot of drama and mystery waiting for the fans! Thus, the most awaited season of ‘Riverdale’ is finally renewed and soon going to release. We are going to reveal all the exciting news regarding the release of ‘Riverdale’ season 5. So, keep reading further to know everything.
According to the sources, Riverdale is going to release on 20th January in the year 2021. Yes! You have got it right! ‘Riverdale’ season 5 is going to release today. It is now obvious that the release date has no scope for delays. The series will release on The CW as well as on Netflix. Moreover, this is the date of release in the US. The other countries can surely watch the series next day which is on Thursday, 21st January 2021. So, don’t forget to check out this amazing drama series if you haven’t yet!
‘Riverdale’ season 5 episodes
As mentioned earlier, the fourth season was released with only 19 episodes. However, the remaining 3 episodes from the previous season will be continued in this upcoming season. Moreover, as they will the continuation of the previous season, the first 3 episodes will have a different story. After that, the story for season 5 will begin. The series will get even more mysterious from the fourth episode!
Episode 1 of ‘Riverdale’ will have the title ‘Climax’ as it was supposed to be a part of season 4. However, from the fourth episode onwards the title names will change. Season 5 will have a total of seven episodes. Here is a list of episodes for ‘Riverdale’ season 5.
First episode is titled as ‘Chapter Seventy-Seven: Climax’
Second episode is titled as ‘Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders’
Third episode is titled as ‘Chapter Seventy-Nine: Graduation’
Fourth episode is titled as ‘Chapter Eighty: Purgatory’
Fifth episode is titled as ‘Chapter Eighty-One: The Homecoming’
Sixth episode – TBA
Seventh episode is titled as ‘Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky’
Thus, we can see that the fifth season of ‘Riverdale’ is shorter.
‘Riverdale’ Season 5 Cast
All the four main characters of the series will be seen in the fifth season of ‘Riverdale’. They include KJ Apa in the role of Archie Andrews, Camila Mendes in the role of Veronica Lodge. Moreover, Cole Sprouse will be seen as Jughead Jones and Lili Reinhart will be seen as Betty Cooper. The other members in the cast will also be seen but some might change or may not be seen anymore.
Madelaine Petsch will be seen as Cheryl Blossom. She will be a classmate. Casey Cott will play the role of Kevin Keller who is a gay student. Charles Melton will play the role of a footballer, Reggie Mantle. As Cheryl’s girlfriend, Toni Topaz, we have Vanessa Morgan. Drew Ray Tanner will play the role of Kevin’s boyfriend, Fangs Fogarty. The role of Betty’s mother, Alice Cooper, will be played by Madchen Amick.
Furthermore, the role of Veronica’s mother, Hermione Lodge will be played by Marisol Nichols. As Veronica’s father, Hiram Lodge we have Mark Consuelos. As Jughead’s father, F. P. Jones we have Skeet Ulrich. We can also expect to see some new faces in the upcoming season. Erinn Westbrook will be as Tabitha Tate. She will be the granddaughter of Pop Tate. However, Skeet Ulrich as Jughead’s dad, FP Jones, will not be seen. Alongside, Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge will also not come back.
‘Riverdale’ season 5 Plot
The fifth season of ‘Riverdale’ is going to be amazing with a lot of suspense. The series has a perfect plot where the town sees murders one after the other. The mysterious truck has a lot to spread mystery throughout the season. On a lonely highway, you will find the truck to be racing. Alongside, a woman with blonde hair is seen to be running away from it, trying to save herself. The plot becomes very creepy here.
In the fourth episode, the story begins after a gap of seven years. All the young casts become 25 years old by then. Now, some of them have become tutors at Riverdale High. Moreover, you can sense mystery throughout the season. Toni Topaz will get her crown as the Serpent Queen. However, now she lives with Kevin and Fangs Fogarty.
Thus, this is the final update on ‘Riverdale’ season 5. Surely, the season is going to be another hit. Don’t forget to watch this amazing mystery drama on Netflix tomorrow! Till then keep reading our previous articles.