Romantic, touching and full of emotion, Virgin River is one of the most popular series on Netflix. A newcomer to the platform’s Brazilian catalogue, the 4th season already guarantees prominent positions in the Top 10 in several countries, including Brazil. Anyone who has marathoned the new episodes wants to know: will the series have a fifth year on Netflix? And when do the new chapters come out?
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Developed for Netflix by Sue Tenney, Virgin River is based on the books by Robyn Carr. The series has Alexandra Breckenridge (American Horror Story) and Martin Henderson (Grey’s Anatomy) as the protagonists Mel and Jack.
We reveal below everything that has been released about the 5th season of Virgin River on Netflix; check out.
Will Virgin River Have Season 5 on Netflix?
First of all, Virgin River fans can rejoice: the Netflix series has already been renewed for a 5th season.
In fact, Netflix announced the 5th season of Virgin River in September 2021. Also, filming has already started.
Initially, the recording of Virgin River would start in March 2022. However, due to other commitments of Alexandra Breckenridge (Mel’s interpreter), filming was postponed to July 18.
On Instagram, Virgin River’s official profile celebrated the kickoff for the fifth year recordings.
“Our cast is reading the script for Season 5. That’s right! We’ve already started production on Virgin River 5.”
Who returns in Virgin River 5?
Most of Virgin River’s main cast returns in Season 5. The only doubt involves the situation of Steve Baci, the interpreter of the twin brothers Wes and Vince, and Grayson Gurnsey, Ricky.
That way, fans can look forward to the return of Alexandra Breckenridge (Mel), Martin Henderson (Jack), Tim Matheson (Doc Mullins), Colin Lawrence (Preacher), Benjamin Hollingsworth (Brady), Annette O’Toole (Hope), Lauren Hammersley (Charmaine) and Zibby Allen (Brie).
Mark Ghanimé (Dr. Cameron Hayek) and Kai Bradbury (Denny Cutler), the new cast members of Virgin River, are also confirmed for the 5th season.
What is Virgin River season 5 about?
By all indications, the plot of the 5th season of Virgin River will be set right after the bombastic finale of the fourth year.
At the end of season 4, the Netflix series reveals that Denny, the grandson of Doc Mullins, has Huntington’s Disease.
In an interview with an American website, the interpreter of Doc spoke about the plot and its impact on the series.
“Most doctors think, ‘I can fix this.’ But more than medical attention, Denny needs the care of his loved ones. Love is just as important to health care.”
Also, at the end of season 4, Jack finds out he is the father of Mel’s baby. The protagonist’s pregnancy must represent one of the most important plots of the fifth year.
Virgin River season 5 premiere date on Netflix
So far, Netflix has not released the premiere date for season 5 of Virgin River in its international catalog.
As recordings are currently taking place, the new episodes have everything to arrive on the platform in mid-2023.
In the meantime, you can check out all 4 seasons of Virgin River (along with other similar series) on Netflix.
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