When we get tired of watching rom-com series, what we crave is usually some intense, thriller and crime drama. The genre is getting more and popular as they are very informative and aware of their audience to a large extent. And therefore, this post is all about one such series that continuously serving the viewers again and again which made up a total of five seasons till now. Seems like the creators have more things to show through season 6 and that’s why here we will be revealing the Animal Kingdom Season 6 release date, casts members, storyline along with other latest details and updates about the show. So, start scrolling to get aware.
Based on the 2010 Australian film of a similar name by David, Animal Kingdom is an American crime and family drama show TV series created by Jonathan Lisco. The series is ranked among 2019’s top 10 cable dramas and secured positive reviews from the audiences.
Animal Kingdom Season 6 Release Date
TNT’s Animal Kingdom debuted on June 14, 2016, with ten episodes, and was renewed for the second season in July 2016, of thirteen episodes that debuted on May 30, 2017. In July 2017, TNT restored the series for a third season that appeared on May 29, 2018. In July 2018, TNT re-established the series for a fourth season that debuted on May 28, 2019. In July 2019, the network revived the series for a fifth season which premiered on July 11, 2021.
In January 2021, ahead of the fifth season premiere, TNT marked to renew the series for the sixth season and also announced that season 6 will be the last and final season of the franchise. The creators already started planning the last season. Coming to wrap up all the loose ends from previous seasons, Animal Kingdom season 6 might appear sometime in 2022 though we are yet to hear the official news as of now, so this is our best close prediction. As soon as we received the final release date, we won’t be late to update you with the latest.
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Animal Kingdom Season 6: Why it will be the last season?
The fans should mentally prepare themselves to say goodbye to the long journey with this series. but, before letting go of the show, one question that we all are curious about is why season 6 will be the last one, why can’t the network continue with the show. well, TNT didn’t give a substantial justification about the show’s finishing.
Be that as it may, it could have something to do with the network’s progressive shift to more unscripted projects.
Although Animal Kingdom has done well in general viewership, there has been an ever-increasing number of unscripted shows on the channel, and disposing of Animal Kingdom could be important for the arrangement to achieve change on TNT.
Animal Kingdom Season 6 Cast
Up to season 5, this serial drama features Ellen Barkin as Janine “Smurf” Cody, Scott Speedman as Barry “Baz” Blackwell, Shawn Hatosy as Andrew “Pope” Cody, Ben Robson as Craig Cody, Finn Cole as Joshua “J” Cody, Jake Weary as Deran Cody, Daniella Alonso as Catherine Blackwell, Carolina Guerra as Lucy, Molly Gordon as Nicky Belmont, Sohvi Rodriguez as Mia Benitez, Leila George as Young Janine “Smurf” Cody, Jon Beavers as Young Jake, and Rigo Sanchez as Young Manny.
With respect to season 6, Variety reported that this final sixth season will feature Shawn Hatosy, Jake Weary, Ben Robson, Finn Cole, and Jon Beavers, Leila George, Rigo Sanchez, who also played their roles in the previous seasons and will continue with their character in the next season as well alongside with Jasper Polish, Kevin Csolak, Darren Mann, and Stevie Lynn Jones who recently been confirmed for the next season.
Animal Kingdom Season 6 Story
The series follows a 17-year-old boy, who, after the death of his mom, moves in with his antagonized family members, the Codys, a criminal family group administered by female authority, Smurf.
In the preceding fifth season, Pope, Craig, Deran, and J manages the aftermath from the occasions encompassing Smurf’s passing, including relatives out for retribution. With their realm without a pioneer, the Codys battle to keep up with their delicate coalition, and to see which of them will prove to be the best. In the interim, they look for more data on Pamela Johnson whom Smurf made the recipient of her home. Also, back in 1984, an undeniably unpredictable 29-year-old Smurf is forging her own way raising Pope and Julia and driving the accused on hazardous positions of new and old friends.
The impending season 6 will wrap up by giving satisfactory endings to all the mysterious and unsolved questions till now. It will bring together the different pieces, relationships, and arcs from the previous season. By the end, the viewers will be able to understand everything about the Smurfs family which eventually gives us the kind of fulfillment that we should need from the finale season.
Where to watch Animal Kingdom?
Season 5 of Animal Kingdom is still airing every Sunday at 9 p.m. EST on TNT, so if anyone wants to watch live then they can watch on TNT.com. However, if you are one of those who haven’t seen any of them either season, you can head to Amazon Prime to stream all the seasons together.
Animal Kingdom Trailer
While we wait for the season 6 trailer, here is the trailer of Season 5 for you to enjoy.
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4 thoughts on “Animal Kingdom Season 6 Release Date and Other Details are Here!”
Whenever something is “loved” on tv….it’s ended. I HAVE to believe that this series was a definite step up for the actors except maybe Barkin and Speedman. Nevertheless, ALL of the “Codys” are superior talented actors and should win awards. Shawn Hatosy is an INCREDIBLE actor….see “Soldier’s girl” ….a young Hatosy at his BEST! By the way, Finn Cole’s brother was fabulous in “Gangs of London” and they killed off his character. Stupid! He should move to “Animal Kingdom”! It’s a funny thing about series and characters. The actors always gthink they are better than the part they play. Ask the living members of “M.A.S.H” about that. In this case, I believe that the actors in this series are not like others and would continue for a few more seasons. The series is incredibly well written, great filming (super angles),and the additional actors surrounding the main ones are ALL superior as well. Perhaps the answer for all of the problems with “Animal Kingdom” surviving as with other well liked shows that seem to leave before their time is readilly apparent. Not everyone can watch every show! Take a look a “G.O.T. “on HBO. It preceeded the “streaming thing” but lasted a long time. Look at “Outlander”, just when it was to end it was revived. I suggest that TNT let “Animal Kingdom” move to one its paid streaming partners….if people are willing to pay to see it….why not let it go on? Those actors who wish to leave, like when Speedman was killed off to go to medical show, another actor (character) will take the place of the one leaving. There is a reason the soap operas have lasted decades and gone though LOTS of actors. After all, isn’t that the American way? Let the market control! Yes, I’ll pay to watch the Codys get old and even watch them scam social security!
Good for you, I live in New Zealand and we have to wait longer for these shows to air and we only get them on paid for channels like Sky’s Soho, Netflix or Neon so it costs to watch it anyway. I binge watched the rest when visiting friend in Australia two years ago. But it’s only been released on Neon here not long ago. Great show fantastic actors can’t wait for season six.
Absolutely correct to say when a show is loved, they love to end it. I just heard this news and I’m very upset about it. I’m hoping it will be picked up by a better station (like when Buffy was ended unsatisfactorily another channel picked it up and it went on for several more years, concluding with everything wrapped up). There are very few shows I can stand to watch on television nowadays and I Don’t watch unscripted tv. It’s all fake, It’s NOT unscripted and we all know it. Only brainless idiots watch it. Either way I’m done with tnt.
Animal Kingdom is my all time favorite show ever. Great writing and superb acting by all. I will miss seeing it every week. Any chance another network would pick it up?