What We Do in the Shadows is an American mockumentary comedy horror television series. It follows four vampire roommates in Staten Island, created by Jemaine Clement. The show premiered on March 27, 2019, on FX.
Wondering whether What We Do in the Shadows has been renewed or canceled for any more seasons? If yes, you have reached the right place to know. In this post, we have put together a quick rundown of everything you need to know about season 5 of the series.
From the official release date to the plot, and cast, you can get excited about the next installment and be prepared before the series is set to debut! Here’s everything…
What we do in the Shadows season 5: Is it coming back for the fifth season?
Yes, it is official! What We Do in the Shadows season 5 will be happening. The makers have released an official statement stating the series will return with not one but two more seasons!
The official renewal announcement was shared on the official Twitter handle of FX Networks on June 7, 2022, quoting, “Undead and ready to keep this party going. What We Do in the Shadows has been renewed for two more seasons.” Take a look at the post below:
Undead and ready to keep this party going. What We Do in the Shadows has been renewed for two more seasons. pic.twitter.com/EmyDeU1SKZ
— FX Networks (@FXNetworks) June 6, 2022
Jemaine Clement, the show creator, also confirmed the news by sharing the post for the series renewal on his official Twitter handle, quoting, “Fly my creatures of the night.”Take a look at the post below:
Fly my creatures of the night. https://t.co/22eCaiwWJT
— Jemaine Clement (@AJemaineClement) June 6, 2022
What we do in the Shadows season 5 release date: When’s it set to premiere?
The potential release date for season 6 is yet to be confirmed by the FX network. But on the bright side, it is speculated that the upcoming season will not be delayed and can be released sooner than the viewers might be anticipating. However, without an official confirmation, we cannot predict the release date for season 5.
The second and third seasons were released on April 15, 2020, and September 2, 2021. That said, it is somewhat difficult to predict the exact release date for season 5 as the fourth edition hasn’t even been released yet. It is ready to make its debut on July 12, 2022, with 10 episodes.
You were saying? See you human persons July 12 on FX. Stream on Hulu. https://t.co/zp6gIDg4Ms pic.twitter.com/HTygGORWUI
— What We Do In The Shadows (@theshadowsfx) June 6, 2022
What We Do in the Shadows season 5 cast: Who will be featured?
The original cast members are expected to reprise their roles and continue the story in the next chapter. Moreover, the network has yet to make any new casting announcements as of June 13, 2022. The list of the prominent characters of the series is as follows:
- Kayvan Novak as Nandor the Relentless
- Matt Berry as Leslie “Laszlo” Cravensworth
- Natasia Demetriou as Nadja of Antipaxos
- Harvey Guillén as Guillermo de la Cruz
- Mark Proksch as Colin Robinson
- Anthony Atamanuik as Sean
- Beanie Feldstein as Jenna
- Doug Jones as Baron Afanas
- Nick Kroll as Simon the Devious
- Jake McDorman as Jeff Suckler
- Veronika Slowikowska as Shanice
- Kristen Schaal as The Guide
- Marissa Jaret Winokur as Charmaine
What we do in the Shadows season 5 plot: What to expect?
The basic premise followed by the series overall the last three seasons is, “What We Do in the Shadows recounts the lives of three traditional vampires, Nandor, Laszlo, and Nadja; Colin Robinson, an energy vampire; and Guillermo, Nandor’s familiar, in Staten Island, New York City, New York. The vampires interact with the modern world and other supernatural beings in this series.” Hence, season 5 and 6 will also encompass a similar plot.
Take a look at some fans reactions to the series
MY GOD pic.twitter.com/bIJUQXzKBx
— 🍓spinel🍓 (@zanyolive) June 6, 2022
what we do in the shadows season 4 isn't even out yet and fx renewed it for seasons 5 & 6 😭😭😭 they saw what the crew made and went Yeah. Yeah Yeah More of That. Don't Even Care About How Audience Receives It Just Make More
— eugene ^-^ @ comms CLOSED (@geneslovee) June 6, 2022
What we do in the Shadows: Ratings & Reviews
On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the show has an approval rating of 94%, based on 71 reviews, with an average rating of 7.8/10. Further, according to IMDb, the series has an overall score of 8.6 out of 10 with 66k votes.
The website’s critical consensus reads, “Delightfully absurd and ridiculously fun, What We Do in the Shadows expands on the film’s vampiric lore and finds fresh perspective in its charming, off-kilter cast to create a mockumentary series worth sinking your teeth into.”
Where to watch What we do in the Shadows
Watch the series on Disney+ Hotstar!
Will there be a season 6 of What we do in the Shadows?
Yes, What we do in the Shadows season 6 has been renewed.
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