This Is Us is a beautiful drama successfully going on for four seasons now. Dan Fogelman is the creator of this show about two families. The show is coming back with its fifth season soon. Here are all the recent updates about the fifth season of This is Us.
Why is there a delay in the new season of This Is Us?
There is a delay in the fifth season of This is Us solely because of the coronavirus pandemic. The entire show schedule of NBC is going haywire due to numerous reasons. The social distancing guidelines are also acting as a hindrance in the process of filming and production.
When is the fifth season of This Is Us going to release?
The fifth season went through a lot of delays. But there is good news for the show’s fans, which is that the show is preponed to 2 weeks.
The show was going to come out on November 10, 2020, but now NBC has shifted its premier to October 27, 2020. The new season’s first episode is two hours long, and the wait is finally getting over.
The cast of This Is Us season 5
According to the events in the previous season, there will be the main actors returning. Chrissy Metz as Kate, Sterling K Brown as Randall and Justin Hartley as Kevin, who are the Pearson siblings or well known as the Big Three, will return.
The supporting cast includes Chris Sullivan as Toby Damon, Milo Ventimiglia as Jack, Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth, and Mandy Moore as Rebecca. There is no official confirmation or an update on the final cast of the show.
Another rumor suggests that the character of William, played by Ron Cephas Jones, will be returning as a guest appearance. William is Randall’s father, and the actor playing it got an Emmy for his performance. Even though the character is deceased, he is likely going to return for a guest appearance.
What are the other essential details about the show?
There are rumors that the fifth season is going to be the final one for This is Us. But NBC is not confirming it. On the other hand, Isaac Aptaker, who is the show’s executive producer, says during an interview at the time of season 3 that they are planning on extending the show for three more seasons. Following this, either season five is going to be the final season, or the show will have one more season. All in all, the show is going to come to an end.
Fogelman, who is the showrunner of This is Us, also makes a statement saying that the new season of This is Us will be talking about the protests of Black Lives matter and the pandemic. Both of these issues are important and have brought numerous changes in the lives of people.
The makers are making the fifth season very relatable and realistic. As an audience, you will get a dose of reality rather than anything that is just fantasy. The drama is beautiful and engaging. Happy watching!