FX Entertainment’s Snowfall Season 5 has received a green signal. It is a piece of excellent news for fans worldwide. Snowfall is a crime drama series created by filmmaker John Singleton, who passed away in 2019. This series takes place in Los Angeles in the 1980s. It is set amidst the crack cocaine episode that was taking place in the early 80s and its impact on society.
The protagonist of Snowfall is Franklin Saint, played by Damson Idris, a 20-year-old overambitious drug dealer. The series also follows the stories of a CIA operative, Teddy McDonald, played by Carter Hudson; a Mexican wrestler, Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata, played by Sergio Peris-Mencheta; and Lucia Villanueva, played by Emily Rios, who is the niece of a Mexican crime boss.
Gustavo and Lucia are a couple who are ready to delve into the drug racket despite being aware of the dangers involved. Teddy, the CIA operative, is trying to flee from his dark past and starts an off-the-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras, and faces the hazardous consequences. The characters’ lives are destined to cross as they struggle for power and money.
When Is Snowfall Season 5 Going To Release?
The first season of Snowfall aired in July 2017. Season 2 of Snowfall was released in July 2018, while season 3 was released in July 2019. Filming of Snowfall got interrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, and the release of Snowfall Season 4 got delayed.
It was released in February 2021, in the United States of America, and on May 9, 2021, in the United Kingdom. If the production of Snowfall Season 5 goes on smoothly, viewers can expect to watch it in July 2022, as per its original schedule, with the UK premiere happening a little later. Snowfall Season 5 is expected to have ten episodes, each of one-hour duration, just like its previous four editions.
Who are the Cast for Snowfall Season 5?
Viewers are likely to see the primary cast return in Snowfall Season 5 as well. Besides Damson Idris as Franklin Saint, viewers are expected to get to see Sergia Peris-Mencheta as Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata, Carter Hudson as Teddy McDonald, Amin Joseph as Jerome Saint, Michael Hyatt as Cissy Saint, and Angela Lewis as Aunt Louie, Suzy Nakamura as Irene Abe, and Isaiah John as Leon Simmons in Snowfall Season 5.
According to co-creator Dave Andron, Snowfall Season 5 will likely jump forward a few years in time. Viewers might find Snowfall Season 5 to be happening in the Los Angeles of 1986 when the war on drugs happened to be reaching its peak, with the power struggle within the crime families ramping up and the Los Angeles Police Department in the process of militarizing itself. So, the fans can expect to watch a lot of violence and gore in Snowfall Season 5.
FX Entertainment’s president Eric Schrier praised the show for its quality and remarkable growth. He credited all this to the creator, John Singleton, co-creator and showrunner Dave Andron, and executive producers Walter Mosley, Leonard Chang, Tommy Schlamme, and the entire cast of Snowfall, including Damson Idris.