Will FP Jones and Hermione Lodge won’t Return Riverdale Season 5? Expected Release Date & Updates

Season 4 of Riverdale, the famous American teen drama ended almost a week ago, and fans of the show cannot stop guessing what season 5 will be about and when it will release.

Based on the famous Archie comics, the first season of this show was released on January 26, 2017, and was praised by the critics for its mysterious plot. The show is set in a sinister shady town Riverdale and mainly revolves around four friends, Betty, Archie, Jughead, and Veronica.


Here are four things you should know about Riverdale Season 5.

1. The romantic lives of the iconic squad of Riverdale are all set to get entangled with each other.

Well, you must have guessed till now as to what would happen in Riverdale season 5 when it comes to the romantic relationships of Betty, Jughead, Archie, and Veronica.

In season 4, we saw that Betty and Archie have started rekindling their childhood romance, and neither Jughead nor Veronica is aware of it. So, we can expect than in season 5, we will get to see more of “Barchie” than “Bughead” [team Bughead forever].

Let’s see, if the duo decides to tell their partners about their reblooming romance or not.

2.  Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols will not be a part of Riverdale season 5.

Skeet Ulrich, the actor who plays the role of FP Jones and Marisol Nichols, the actress who plays the role of Hermione Lodge, will not be a part of the fifth installment of the show.

Both the actors confirmed the news in February 2020 by issuing statements to TVLine.

Skeet said, “I’m proud to have been part of such a talented group of people, in front of the camera and behind. But I’ve decided that it’s time for me to move on to explore other creative opportunities.”

Marisol also issued a statement that read, “I had an incredible time bringing Hermione Lodge to life and working with my amazing cast, who became family. We had so many wonderful times together during the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. We really do have the best fans ever. I am looking forward to the next chapter and am excited about the future.”

Well, papa Jones will make mama Lodge will definitely be missed.

3. What will be the plot of Riverdale season 5?

Riverdale season 4 ended on a cliff-hanger revolving around those mysterious tapes. It is confirmed that season 5’s plot will be centered around the mystery of those weird tapes.

Well, a dramatic Prom episode awaits us. According to the developer of Riverdale, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, half of the Prom episode was already shot before the production was paused due to Covid-19. The prom episode,  which was originally episode 20 of season 4, will now be included in season 5.

Robert said that the prom episode would be full of a lot of drama and fun. Veronica and Archie’s relationship will also be affected because of it.

4. When will Riverdale season 5 Release Date?

The makers of Riverdale season 5 have yet not confirmed a release date of the show, but we can expect it to release during October 2020. But if the ongoing pandemic situation continues, the show’s release may be delayed.

You can watch all the seasons of Riverdale on Netflix.

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