Riverdale season 5: Release date, cast and storyline

It is confirmed that Riverdale is confirmed for season 5. Yet another year of mystery, romance and full of drama. Things are very interesting in Riverdale this time and we can expect things to be exciting when the show makes a return. This season is of graduation and after a few episodes jumps to life after seven years.


The cast is working hard currently on the new season, which Aguirre Sacasa stated that will start on the prom night, this is the episode which was set as a part of season 4.


The fourth season was cut down to 19 episodes due to Covid reasons in March. Means that there might be several loose strands to take up at the start of the new season.

When will season 5 release?

It is now final that Riverdale season 5 will return on 20th January 2021.

The showrunner Roberto Aguirre confirmed the news on twitter. The fifth season which is adopted from Archie comics was in working order back in January this year and was set to air in October but the pandemic got in the way.

Who is in the cast of Riverdale season 5?

The official details for the news cast have not been announced yet, but as of now we know that Jughead’s dad, F.P Jones won’t make a return.

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Co-star Marisol Nichols who played Hermione Lodge will also not be returning.

We have a new member, Madchen Amick joining the team. She had recently shared a snap expressing her excitement.

Storyline for riverdale season 5

The new season will begin with an episode centered on the prom. We might continue to explore the love square involving Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead. The relationship drama is set to be the driving factor for the show.

It is said that season 5 will have a 7 year time jump after the prom and graduation, we still await to see what happens in future.


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