When Will ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Start Filming?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Jon Huertas, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, and Susan Kelechi Watson of

This Is Us simply wrapped its fourth season in March 2020, and followers are already wanting towards the longer term. The NBC sequence usually begins manufacturing in July. However, some followers are fearful the This Is Us Season 5 premiere can be delayed till 2021. So when will the hit drama begin filming? Here’s what we all know to date.

What the ‘This Is Us’ staff stated concerning the fifth season in March 2020

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When the This Is Us Season four finale aired on March 24, the present’s forged and crew defined they weren’t certain when the present would begin manufacturing for season 5 as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The outbreak shut down most productions all through the business. But in an interview with Entertainment Weekly revealed on March 17, showrunner Isaac Aptaker expressed his hope about resuming as scheduled.

“Now we are on hiatus for the season,” Aptaker stated on the time. “So we’re all hoping that this gets resolved as quickly as possible and everyone’s is so eager to go back to work. We’re scheduled to come back in the summer, so we have some time, and we’re hoping we can stay on schedule.”

Then when the publication spoke with Justin Hartley — who performs Kevin — on March 24, the actor confirmed nobody knew precisely how This Is Us Season 5 could be affected. But he reassured followers the staff would maintain off till it was secure.

“I think we just all stay safe and stay responsible and healthy and we’ll just see what happens,” Hartley stated. “I mean, if they say we can go back to work in July, we’ll go back. And if not, then we’ll just wait until everything’s OK.”

Jon Huertas provides an replace on when ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 will begin manufacturing

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Now, it’s been a number of months for the reason that This Is Us crew opened up about the way forward for season 5. Then on May 20, Jon Huertas — who performs Miguel — appeared on Governor Gavin Newsom’s Zoom dialogue concerning the impression of the coronavirus on the movie and TV business. 

Huertas defined everybody desires to get again to work to proceed telling the story on This Is Us. However, they need to guarantee everybody’s security, from the forged to the crew. Meanwhile, Huertas shared there’s a risk This Is Us Season 5 might not start manufacturing till January 2021 if there’s a second wave of the coronavirus. 

Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Jon Huertas, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, and Susan Kelechi Watson of 'This Is Us' attend a ceremony honoring Mandy Moore with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 25, 2019 in Hollywood, California.
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling Ok. Brown, Jon Huertas, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, and Susan Kelechi Watson of ‘This Is Us’ | Valerie Macon/AFP by way of Getty Images

“I was just on the phone with Dan Fogelman and we were talking about, you know, we may not go into production until January depending on whether or not there’s a second wave,” Huertas stated within the name. “So as much as we’d like to get back online, we are very concerned about our crew as a  family. The safety of our crew, the safety of our actors, is paramount.”

Later, Huertas clarified his feedback in a post on Instagram. The actor defined they’re hoping to begin filming This Is Us Season 5 this fall. He then emphasised the delay would solely happen if there’s a second wave.

“Hey peeps! #dontbelievethehype @nbcthisisus is prepping to begin shooting this fall!” Huertas wrote on Instagram. “Our writers are already working and the only reason we’d delay until January is if a bad 2nd wave of #covid19 were to hit hard…safety of our cast & crew is very important to us. Don’t worry, #thisisus is raring to go!”

What to count on from ‘This Is Us’ Season 5

Now we all know the This Is Us is able to decide up season 5 within the fall if it’s secure sufficient to renew manufacturing. But if there’s a second wave and filming is delayed till early 2021, then followers received’t be capable to watch the following season till the brand new 12 months. 

Nevertheless, there’s lots to sit up for as soon as This Is Us Season 5 returns with new episodes. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter revealed in March 2020, Fogelman shared the theme for the upcoming season.

“I’m very excited about — especially with where the world is right now — the uplift and I would call it almost a rebirth that comes next season,” the creator stated.

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