Animal Kingdom Season 5
Was Animal Kingdom cancelled or renewed for season 5? When does it start on TNT? Who will be returning for the new season? In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the next season.
What Is Animal Kingdom About?
Centers on a Southern California family, whose excessive lifestyle is fueled by their criminal activities.
After a heroin overdose kills his mom, teenager Joshua “J” Cody moves to Southern California to live with his freewheeling relatives. The family’s matriarch is J’s estranged grandmother, Janine “Smurf” Cody, from whom he’s been shielded for years. J soon finds out the reason for the isolation — Smurf and “her boys” make their livings through carefully planned armed robberies and other criminal activities. Prominent perpetrators include Smurf’s three sons: mentally disturbed ex-con Pope, hyperactive drug user Craig, and suspicious Deran. In order to stay alive, J must prove loyal to his beguiling grandmother, who rules with a borderline-incestuous love.
TNT announced that the crime drama will conclude with the just-ordered sixth season. Season five, which stars Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Leila George, Rigo Sanchez and Jon Beavers, will premiere this summer on TNT.
Animal Kingdom has been off the air since its Season 4 finale was broadcast in Aug. 2019. Season 4 marked the farewell of embattled leading lady Ellen Barkin, whose alter ego, Smurf, was killed off in the penultimate episode.
Be sure to join the Animal Kingdom Season 5 Official Twitter Watch Party! We’ll be showing exclusive scenes from the premiere and tons of behind-the-scenes with the cast you won’t want to miss. It all goes down right before the premiere on July 11th at 8:40 p.m., followed by the premiere episode at 9 p.m. ET. Follow @AnimalKingdom for all the details, we’ll be live Tweeting with you all night long.
The new season of “Animal Kingdom” premieres Sunday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.
In “Animal Kingdom” season five, Pope (Shawn Hatosy), Craig (Ben Robson), Deran (Jake Weary) and J (Finn Cole) are still dealing with the fallout from the events surrounding Smurf’s death, including family members out for revenge. With their kingdom without a leader, the Cody family’s struggle to maintain their fragile alliance, and to see which of them will come out on top. Meanwhile, they search for more information on Pamela Johnson whom Smurf made the beneficiary of her estate. And back in 1984, an increasingly volatile 29-year-old Smurf is forging her own path raising Pope and Julia and leading the charge on dangerous jobs with new and old friends.
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The last episode of the series was released on August 20, 2019 in the US.
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Animal Kingdom Season 5 Trailer
TNT released the official promo/trailer for season 5. Watch it below:
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