‘Ray Donovan’ Season 5 Spoilers: A Darker Chapter Awaits

By Riezel O. / 2017.05.15

“Ray Donovan” Season 5 is set to return with a cryptic and perplexed chapter.

Recently, Showtime unveiled that the American crime television series will be back for its fifth and final season this Summer twelve episodes. It is said that the upcoming season will be darker for Liev Schreiber’s character as new relationships, enemies, and mending of broken trusts are set to unfold.

“It’s a shocker,” the 49-year old actor revealed in an interview with Collider as reported by Blasting News. Although, Schreiber couldn’t divulged further details about the show’s storyline as there are “critical” things happening this season, he keeps hinting that Season 5 will be darker compared to the previous seasons.

The “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” star also talked about Susan Sarandon’s character in the upcoming season. It is worth noting that the four-time Emmy award nominee has confirmed her involvement last March, as reported by Deadline.

In the show, Sarandon will be playing the role of Samantha Winslow, a strong, focused head of a motion picture studio. It is said that her character will alters Ray as she sets him up against her own fixers for fear that they already know too much.

The season will also features Ray (Schreiber) welcoming Mickey (Jon Voight) into his home after he had promise to fix all his criminal ways. Apart from Sarandon, fans will also get to see Brian White, Adina Porter, Rhys Coiro, Lili Simmons, Tara Buck, C. Thomas Howell, and Dominique Columbus as guest stars for Season 5.

Schreiber also revealed that he was stunned upon knowing that his series has been renewed for another season. He said that the show’s cast and crew already feels like a family and confessed that the five years they have shared together are very wonderful.

“Ray Donovan” follows the story of a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in Los Angeles. He can make anyone’s problem disappear except those created by his own family.

“Ray Donovan” Season 5 returns Sunday, Aug. 6 on Showtime.

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