Here’s everything you need to know about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an American period comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. The main premise of the series states, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Miriam “Midge” Maisel is a happy wife and mother whose ideal life is turned upside down when she discovers an unknown ability – stand-up comedy in the 1950s.”
Since, the debut of Season 4, fans have been speculating what happens next in the fifth and the final season of this much-beloved drama series. If you are one of them then we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the potential release date, plot, and cast of the series that will surely refresh your memory of the major events happened in the series so far. Continue reading for more information about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5.
Will there be a Season 5 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel?
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was officially renewed for Season 5 by Amazon Prime Video on February 17, 2022, just one day before the first two episodes of Season 4 debuted on the streaming service. The unfortunate thing is that The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 will be the series’ final season and fans have bittersweet emotions about finally saying goodbye to this beloved series.
— The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (@MaiselTV) February 17, 2022
Moreover, in a recent interview with Collider, Rachel Brosnahan who portrays Miriam “Midge” Maisel, when asked about the finale season stated, “Yeah, it’s bittersweet. But we trust completely that we are in the same fantastic hands and capable hands that we always have been, in Amy [Sherman-Palladino] and Dan [Palladino]. They know when their story should come to a close and how to bring us home. And so, we’re just excited to keep receiving the final scripts. We just finished [episode] three. There’s a couple more. It’s definitely bittersweet, but it’s mostly sweet.”
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Amy Sherman-Palladino, the show creator, also stated in an interview with TV Line, “We don’t want to overstay our welcome. Midge has a journey she has to take. It’s the struggle that is fun [as opposed to], ‘I’m sitting in a penthouse and I’m really rich and I’ve got a lot of chihuahuas.’ We know emotionally where we want to end her and at what point we want to cut it off.”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 Potential Release Date
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 has yet to be released on Amazon Prime Video and the official release dates of the upcoming season are not confirmed by the network. On the other hand, the pandemic delayed season 4 by two years, making it difficult to determine when the comedy-drama will return. Having said that, there has typically been a year-long hiatus between seasons as many streaming platforms tend to do so.
So, fans should expect The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 to premiere sometime in 2023. On the other hand, filming began in February 2022, which is a positive indicator for things to go swiftly and in a planned manner, ensuring that the forthcoming season is heading in the right direction in terms of timely completion of production and later post-production to avoid unnecessary delays.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 Plot
With the fifth season slated to be The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s final season, we can only hope that Midge’s comedy career will flourish as she heals from being fired by Shy Baldwin in Season 4. The viewers know that Mei Lin informs Joel of her pregnancy in episode six, which indicates that the final series will delve deeper into their connection as they struggle to make their new family scenario work.
Meanwhile, Susie will most likely try to manage Midge’s career alongside Sophie Lennon, as Rose continues her successful match-making business and Abe works on finishing his book and pursuing his aspirations of becoming a theatre critic. On the other hand, Midge might still have hope and continues to find love in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 as well. Many fans are still hoping for her to eventually meet Lenny Bruce. They have also speculated that Dr. Benjamin Ettenberg may make an appearance in the upcoming season.
Why is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ending after Season 5?
In a statement, the head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke, said: “Amy, Dan [Palladino, executive producer], and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel have blazed an unparalleled path, elevating the stories we tell about women, challenging the norms in our industry, and forever altering the entertainment landscape with their one-of-a-kind storytelling.”
She continued: “The dozens of awards cement Maisel’s legacy in many ways, but what’s even more enduring and poignant are the characters Amy created and the joyous, brilliant, singular world she and Dan brought to life. This series has meant so much to Prime Video and the effects of its success will be felt long after its final season. I can’t wait for fans and our worldwide Prime Video audience to savor each moment as we embark on the culmination of this groundbreaking and unforgettable series.”
Which cast members are returning for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5?
As of May 7, 2022, no official information about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 cast has been released. Moreover, no statement has been issued confirming any new additions or removals to the series’ cast members. As a result, the original and several recurring cast members of the series’ prior seasons are expected to reprise their roles in the following season.
The prominent main cast of the series includes:
- Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel (née Weissman)
- Michael Zegen as Joel Maisel
- Marin Hinkle as Rose Weissman (née Lehman)
- Tony Shalhoub as Abraham “Abe” Weissman
- Kevin Pollak as Moishe Maisel
- Caroline Aaron as Shirley Maisel
- Jane Lynch as Sophie Lennon
- Luke Kirby as Lenny Bruce
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 Episodes
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 is expected to contain episodes in the same range as the previous seasons in order to be consistent with the storyline and pattern which ranges between 8-10 episodes with a total runtime of 43–76 minutes.
We’d like to point out that The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 is still in production, thus guessing the exact number of episodes is complete speculation at this point because the network hasn’t officially confirmed this information. So, fans should keep an eye out for such upgrades, which will be provided soon.
Where to watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5?
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, with all previous seasons available on the streaming service with a range of membership options to select from based on the user’s interests.
Is there any trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5?
As the production of Season 5 is still underway expecting a trailer at this point in time is way too early. Hence, there is no teaser or trailer available to know about the next chapter and speculate on potential main plotlines. The trailer will be released once the post-production stage is almost completed so be alert when the information drops. Until then catch up with all the prior seasons especially season 4 of the series to recall the main plotlines before The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 makes its debut.
Catch up on all of the previous seasons of Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and keep an eye out for more updates on the finale season.