Better Things is a United States black comedy-drama developed by Louis C.K. and Pamela Adlon featuring Adlon as a divorced woman who raises three kids on her own and simultaneously also puts efforts to create her career in the film industry. The series premiered first time on 7th August 2015. Four seasons of the drama have been released so far and fortunately, they have been capable enough to grab the attention of viewers.
The comedy series has gathered amazing 7.8/10 stars on the IMDb, an impressive 8.2/10 stars on TV.com and outstanding 97% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes. The critically cheered series also got nominated for a bunch of awards and also succeeded in winning Peabody in 2016. Through its feminist topics and highlighting woman’s efforts to keep themselves ahead in a man-controlled society, the series has become quite meaningful and has left several things for characters to discover next.
If you are looking forward to knowing the updates of Better Things Season 5 then take a look at what we have explored so far –
When Will We Get To Know Better Things Season 5 Release Date?
‘Better Things’ season 4 arrived on 5th March 2020 on the FX network and successfully wrapped up its journey on 30th April 2020. The edition consists of 10 episodes with an average duration of 22 minutes per episode. Between rumors regarding the calling-off of the series, the official streaming partner declared the renewal of Better Things Season 5 in May 2020. Additionally, Aldon validated a fresh agreement deal with the FX network in July 2020 which has pumped up the production crew.
As FX has registered a fresh agreement with OTT network Hulu, we can anticipate the installment to be published on the network in its totality. After the COVID-19 pandemic affected almost all productions in the previous year, now conditions have started settling down. We are aware of the shooting that has been going on for the past few months as Aldon herself has hinted to the fans by publishing some behind-the-scene updates on Twitter.
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— Pamela Adlon (@pamelaadlon) January 25, 2021
If the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t develop major obstacles in the path of creators then they will finish things soon. So, if production completes as per the plan made by officials then Better Things Season 5 can be launched before the end of 2021.
How Will Better Things Season 5 Plot Be?
At the ending of the fourth season, Sam and Xander were involved in a strong conflict that winds up with Sam receiving a transparent verbal attack and Xander experiencing culpability and embarrassment for the fact that he rejected his daughters. Sam delivers him a check for all the funds she gave him, mentioning “I’m forgiving you. Not for you, for me. For my life and for my future mental and physical health. And for my daughters.”
It completes with Sam, Phil, and Rich taking pleasure in bathe in a pool. In Better Things Season 5 episodes, we expect that Sam and her daughters will face good and bad times in their lives in suburban, Los Angeles. The season will also throw limelight on how much Max progressed after he got a job at a restaurant and being assured by Sam to leave the area of her city. The fifth installment will probably concentrate on the future of Sam and Xander’s affair succeeding the intense conflict and the cheque pointed by Sam.
Whatever turn the fifth season’s plot takes, the series is committed to providing an equal dose of entertainment. Better Things has attained massive popularity and obtained a cluster of praises from viewers, that’s why our expectations from the forthcoming season are quite high. We are pretty much sure that season 5 won’t disappoint us.
Who Will Be Part Of Better Things Season 5 Cast?
Creators haven’t made any official announcements regarding the cast of the upcoming season. But over the years we have observed that showrunners don’t change cast while moving from the current season to the next season. I think something like that is going to happen with Better Things Season 5 also. Trusted sources like Cinemaholic and Looper are claiming that those former actors will return in the fifth season.
Show developers haven’t changed the lead characters of the series. Even though the cast hasn’t shared any pics from the sets of Better Things Season 5, it’s seeming that previous actors have come back to the show. If so, then main stars will again play the lead roles in the series. Besides this, we don’t know whether some new faces have been added to the drama or not. So, according to recent reports the actors who are expected to be seen in the upcoming season are –
- Pamela Adlon will play her role as Sam Fox.
- Mikey Madison will deliver her role of Max Fox.
- Hannah Alligood will be seen as Frankie Fox.
- Olivia Edward will portray the character of Duke Fox.
- Celia Imrie will display the character of Phyllis “Phil” Darby.
- Diedrich Bader will present the character of Rich.
- Alysia Reiner will play her role as Sunny.
- Greg Cromer will deliver her role of Jeff.
- Rebecca Metz will be seen as Tressa.
- Matthew Glave will portray the character of Xander Hall.
- Kevin Pollak will display the character of Marion.
- Judy Reyes will present the character of Lala.
- Cree Summer will play her role as Lenny.
How Many Episodes Will Be In Better Things Season 5?
In the fourth season, we have seen 10 episodes including –
- Episode 1: Steady Rain
- Episode 2: She’s Fifty
- Episode 3: Escape Drill
- Episode 4: DNA
- Episode 5: Carbonara
- Episode 6: New Orleans
- Episode 7: High Man. Bye Man
- Episode 8: Father’s Day
- Episode 9: Batceañera
- Episode 10: Listen to the Roosters
Neither FX network nor creators have revealed any details about the episodes of the upcoming season. But we have noticed that most of the previously released seasons consist of 10 episodes. So, if Better Things Season 5 obeys this order then it will also have 10 episodes.
Is There Any News Of Better Things Season 5 Trailer?
Till now FX hasn’t released any trailer or teaser of season 5. But since the shooting is underway, we won’t have to wait for a long time to watch the fifth season’s trailer. If COVID-19 doesn’t create major problems in the way of shooting and it concludes on time then the trailer can be launched before the end of 2021. If any update regarding the fifth season arrives then we will surely inform you.