Animal Kingdom is an American crime series directed by Jonathan Lisco. It was inspired by a movie of similar name which was released in 2010. The story is based on a teenage boy who, after the death of his mother, moves in with the Codys, a bizarre criminal family governed by Smurf.
The series is based on a true story.
Animal Kingdom Season 5 Release Date
Season one of the series premiered on June 14, 2016. The rest of the seasons, i.e, seasons 2, 3 and 4 premiered in a pattern, i.e, May 30,2017; May 29, 2018; May 28, 2019 respectively. There seems to be a pattern here. So, season five was expected to release sometime in May 2020. An official teaser of the upcoming season was released in August 2019.
On March 16, it was announced that the production of Season 5. was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. No official statement has been released after that.
Animal Kingdom Season 5 Cast
The forthcoming season of Animal Kingdom will star Finn Cole as Joshua Cody, Ellen Barkin as Janine Cody, Rigo Sanchez as Manny, Ben Robson as Craig Cody, Molly Gordon as Nicky Belmont, Scott Speedman as Barry Blackwell and Shawn Hatosy as Andrew Cody among others.
Animal Kingdom Season 5 Plot
The series is based on a true story of the Pettingill crime family.
It revolves around a 17- year old boy who starts living with the Codys, a crime family. Crime is a part of the Codys’ lifestyles. The family is ruled by Smurf who aims to take over and rule the town. She relies on her grandson to carry out activities for her who himself wants to bring her down and take her position. She often punishes her family members to show them who is in power. A detective named Pearce is after the Codys.
Season four ends with Smurf’s death caused by her grandson at her own will. It also shows glimpses of her past.
Season five is expected to dive into the past of Smurf and her family. It would also show who is in power now, as Smurf is dead.
No official plot or release date has been announced by TNT yet. Nonetheless, fans are in for a roller-coaster of emotions with this season.