‘Animal Kingdom Season 5’ : Release Date, Plot Twists, Cast & Characters. SNEAK PEEKS!!


The American crime/drama web series Animal Kingdom has so far successfully released 4 seasons.  Johnathon Lisco developed the crime drama series. David Michôd alongside Liz Watts acts as executive producers for the popular American web series. The story is based on true events revolving Pettingill’s criminal family. The American family drama series quickly attracted a large fan base following the popularity of the original film by the same name.

When will it release?

Animal Kingdom season 4 ended on May 24, 2018with a total of 13 episodes. However, nearly after a year, following the web series popular viewership. TNT announced it was a renewal for the fifth season back in July 2019. Although, there’s no official date to its release, following the rumors it’s expected to release by May 2020.

Plot :

The  American crime drama plot revolves around Cody’s, a criminal family from Southern California. The criminal family is featured to live a life full of crime. Crime is a significant part of Cody’s family’s lifestyle. Janine Cody ‘Smurf’ is a matriarch of the family.  The web series features Smurf rebuilding their family legacy to establish their family’s supremacy over the town. Smurf’s dominance over her son emerges as a significant theme. The matriarchal dominance is subtlety displayed all over the series. The power struggle between two different generations is also seen particularly, between Smurf and her grandson Joshua Cody ‘J’.

Season 4 of the crime drama series was all about Smurf’s youth in mere flashbacks. We can see a young Janine executing a heist with her boyfriend. It ends with Cody’s mourning and trying to save their family reputation from friends and enemies. Animal Kingdom Season 5 will have a lot of plot twists and curveballs. Season 5 will feature Cody’s losing their lives in a power struggle and maintaining their supremacy. Oceanside will witness one of the biggest power struggles.


The cast of Season 5 will include Ellen Barkin as Janine “Smurf” Cody, Finn Cole as Joshua “J” Cody, Scott Speedman  as Barry “Baz” Blackwell, Shawn Hatosy as Andrew “Pope” Cody, Ben Robson  as Craig Cody, and Jake Wear as Deran Cody