‘Riverdale’ Season 5 Will Bring Someone Back From the Dead, But Who?

by Jeremy Spirogis

Archie, Jughead, Veronica, and Betty will see a major time-jump when Riverdale returns for season 5. But whereas the crew navigates their new lives as adults, it appears somebody from their previous might come again to hang-out them.  

Riverdale – Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, and Cole Sprouse | Dean Buscher/The CW

‘Riverdale’ will flash-forward in season 5

Riverdale was nonetheless in manufacturing when the COVID-19 pandemic shut every part down. As a result, season Four ended prematurely. 

So when the CW collection returns for season 5, followers will get to see the ultimate episodes tying up the thriller of Mr. Honey and the creepy videotape deliveries. But after the primary handful of episodes, viewers will see the Riverdale story take a time soar. 

“Season five, we’re actually doing a, I believe, seven-year time jump into the future,” Lili Reinhart mentioned in an interview with The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. “So, we’re not going to be teenagers anymore – I think it will be nice to play an adult. But I also really appreciate that Roberto, our showrunner, was like, ‘Yeah, let’s, like, revamp.’ We’re not just stuck in high school for seven seasons.”

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‘Riverdale’ showrunner teases a season 5 blast from the previous

In a latest post on Twitter, Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa teased followers with a photograph of a hand reaching past the grave. “Nothing stays buried forever,” he captioned the image. “Season Five coming soon.”

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The tweet means that some character that was presumed lifeless on the present might come again to hang-out Riverdale. Aguirre-Sacasa additionally added numerous completely different emojis in his tweet, together with a commencement cap, a logo of demise, and a marriage ring. And it left some followers questioning in the event that they had been a touch at what’s to come back within the new season. 

Who might it’s?

Plenty of characters have died on Riverdale. So if somebody is certainly getting back from the lifeless, there’s a protracted checklist of individuals it could possibly be.

The most believable zombie is Jason Blossom, Cheryl’s (Madelaine Pesch) twin brother who was killed by their dad in season 1. At the top of the third season, Cheryl brings Jason’s preserved corpse house and treats him like he’s nonetheless alive. 

But as followers know by now, Riverdale doesn’t at all times do believable issues. The present might probably carry again any of the opposite characters which have been killed off. 

There’s Mrs. Grundy, the instructor Archie had a fling with in Season 1; Dilton Doily who took poison as a part of the Gryphons and Gargoyles sport; Hal Cooper, Betty’s serial killer father who was killed in Season 4; Edgar Evernever, the cult chief who was killed by Alice; and Mr. Chipping, the Stonewall Prep instructor who threw himself out of a window for no obvious cause. 

But that’s not the top of the checklist. And the hand reaching out from past the grave could possibly be anybody. Fans will simply have to attend till season 5 drops on Jan. 20, 2021 to seek out out. 

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