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Penn Badgley returns as Joe Goldberg for the last time in popular Netflix thriller
You season 5 is the upcoming fifth and final season of the psychological thriller TV series developed by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble for Netflix. The series is based on Caroline Kepnes’ novel series and follows the life of Joe Goldberg, a seemingly ordinary man who works as a bookstore manager in the day and moonlights as an obsessive serial killer. Michael Foley, Fina Girolamo and Lee Toland Krieger executive produce the series.
Following her run as showrunner for the first four seasons, Sera Gamble stepped down from her role to pursue other ventures. Leading the way for the final season as co-showrunners are long-standing executive producers Michael Foley and Justin W. Lo, who have been part of the series since its inception in season 1 and season 2, respectively. Gamble continues to contribute as an executive producer, maintaining her involvement in the series.
Penn Badgley reprises his role as Joe Goldberg for the final time in the fifth season. Charlotte Ritchie joins him as his present love interest Kate Galvin-Lockwood while Tati Gabrielle portrays former partner Marienne Bellamy.