Animal Kingdom Season 5 Release Date, Cast & Plot

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With its most previous seasons receiving high praise from its fans, what is the Animal Kingdom season 5 release date?

Animal Kingdom is a crime drama TV series produced by Jonathan Liscothat that is based on an Australian movie, the Animal Kingdom, which released in 2010. After its release on TNT in June of 2016, this series has seen success after success with each season that has been released.

When Will Animal Kingdom Season 5 Be Released?

The fifth installment for Animal Kingdom was given the green light by TNT in July of 2019. Previously, the new season was set to release in May of 2020, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the production of it has been delayed.

Currently, there is no information as to when season 5 will hit the screens, but it’s predicted that it will sometime in 2021. Animal Kingdom season 1 was released in June of 2016, season 2 hit the screens in May of 2017, season 3 became available in May of 2018, and season 4 was released in May of 2019. For each season, the release has been one year apart. Unfortunately, it won’t be the case of season 5.

Animal Kingdom Season 5 Cast: 

Season 1-4 of Animal Kingdom was based around characters including Janine Cody, Deran Cody, Renn Randall, Joshua ‘J’ Cody, Barry Brown, and more. For season 5, most of the actors are set to return for the premiere of the new season. 

Animal Kingdom Main Cast:

  • Finn Cole as Joshua “J” Cody 
  • Ellen Barkin as Janine “Smurf” Cody
  • Shawn Hatosy as Andrew “Pope” Cody
  • Ben Robson as Craig Cody
  • Jake Weary as Deran Cody
  • Sohvi Rodriguez as Mia Benitez

Recurring Cast:

  • Spencer Treat Clark as Adrian Dolan
  • Emily Deschanel as Angela 
  • Kelli Berglund as Olivia
  • Gil Birmingham as Pearce 
  • Christina Ochoa as Renn Randall
  • Dichen Lachman as Frankie
  • Jon Beavers as Jake 
  • Leila George as young Janine “Smurf” Cody
  • Grant Harvey as Colin 
  • Rigo Sanchez as Manny
  • Lucca De Oliveira as Lou 
  • David DeSantos as Dennis Livengood
  • Vinny Chhibber as Rahul 
  • Eddie Ramos as Tupi 

Plot of Animal Kingdom

The crime-drama Animal Kingdom revolves around a 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole), who goes to live with his relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. After joining this family, Josh soon discovers the dangers and excitement that it brings, as their lives are being funded by criminal activities.

Where Can I Watch Animal Kingdom?

Animal Kingdom can be streamed on quite a few platforms including Amazon Prime Video, TNT, YouTube, Microsoft Store, Google Play, iTunes, and VUDU.

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