If monarchy has always been appealing to you and watching tv shows and movies revolving around the crown and its court are one of favorite pastimes then there are several shows that could get you excited. One of them and one of the most highly-rated shows is Reign. Reign revolves around Mary, the protagonist of the story who lived in a convent and later is moved to the palaces of France.
She is to be married to her long-engaged fiance Prince Francis who’s brother keeps wrong intentions towards Mary. His mother also tries to stop them from getting married to each other. In the journey, Mary learns the politics that goes on and governs the palace.
Ever since the fourth season of the show went off the air, fans of the show have been eagerly waiting for the release of its fifth season. When will the fifth season be released? Will there be a fifth season? Let’s find out!
|Original run:||October 17, 2013 –
June 16, 2017
Joyful Girl Productions
Take 5 Productions
Warner Bros. Television
CBS Television Studios
|Directed by:||Laurie McCarthy
Alan van Sprang
More about the show:
Reign is a show that belongs to the genre of Historical drama and Romantic drama. It has been created by Laurie McCarthy and Stephanie SenGupta. Reign stars Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Torrance Coombs, Toby Regbo, Jenessa Grant, Celina Sinden, Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell, Alan van Sprang, Jonathan Keltz, Sean Teale, Craig Parker, Rose Williams, Rachel Skarsten, Charlie Carrick, Ben Geurens, Spencer MacPherson, Dan Jeannotte, Jonathan Goad, and Will Kemp.
The opening theme of the show, “Scotland” has been given by The Lumineers. The composer of the show is Trevor Morris and it has been shot across the United States, Canada, etc. It was originally made in English and has 4 seasons. There have been 78 episodes in the show and the executive producers of the show are Laurie McCarthy, Stephanie SenGupta, Brad Silberling, John Weber, and Frank Siracusa.
Each episode of the show is approximately 42 minutes long. The Production companies involved in its production are Joyful Girl Productions, Take 5 Productions, Whizbang Films, Warner Bros. Television, and CBS Television Studios. The official Distributor of the show is Warner Bros. Television Distribution and CBS Television Distribution. The show was released on October 17, 2013, and ran till June 16, 2017.
The story of the first installment of the series – Reign starts off with the timeline of the show set in 1557 with the main character of the historical drama – Mary residing in a convent in France but her stay there doesn’t last long as the Queen of scots is returned to the castle where it is revealed that she has been eagerly waiting for her marriage with Prince Francis whom she got engaged to when she was just 6 years old.
Mary has to play a role in the chaos as the politics change and the various challenges on her path include her feelings for Prince Frances getting vigorously multiplied with time along with her catching romantic attentions of Francis’ moronic half brother – Bash. Meanwhile, Prince Frances’ mother – Catherine de’ Medici tries to prevent the marriage secretly because she believes in a prediction made by Nostradamus saying that the marriage will lead to Francis’ death.
The series also follows various interactions such as romantic affairs notably of Scottish Maidens of Mary herself – Kenna, Aylee, Lola, and Greer (context from “Four Marys”), who are on a search for husbands of their own during their time at the French Court.
- Adelaide Kane played the role of Mary, who was the Queen of Scots.
- Megan Follows played the role of Catherine de’ Medici.
- Torrance Coombs played the role of Sebastian “Bash” de Poiters.
- Toby Regbo featured in the role of Francis II of France.
- Jenessa Grant is featured in the role of Lady Aylee.
- Celina Sinden is featured in the role of Lady Greer.
- Caitlin Stasey was featured in the role of Lady Kenna.
- Anna Popplewell featured in the role of Lady Lola.
- Alan van Sprang featured in the role of Henry II of France.
- Jonathan Keltz featured in the role of Leith Bayard.
- Sean Teale featured in the role of Louis, who was the Prince of Condé.
- Craig Parker featured in the role of Stéphane Narcisse.
- Rose Williams featured in the role of Claude of France.
- Rachel Skarsten featured in the role of Elizabeth I of England.
- Charlie Carrick featured in the role of Robert Dudley.
- Ben Geurens featured in the role of Gideon Blackburn.
- Peter DaCunha was featured in the role of Charles IX of France.
- Spencer MacPherson featured in the role of Charles IX of France.
- Joe Doyle featured in the role of James Stewart.
- Dan Jeannotte featured in the role of James Stewart.
- Jonathan Goad featured in the role of Stewart John Knox.
- Will Kemp featured in the role of Henry Stuart, AKA Lord Darnley.
Reign is a television show that has had 4 seasons till now. Its first season had 22 episodes. Its first episode aired on October 17, 2013, and the last episode aired on May 15, 2014. Its second season had 22 episodes. Its first episode aired on October 2, 2014, and the last episode aired on May 14, 2015.
Its third season had 18 episodes. Its first episode aired on October 9, 2015, and the last episode aired on June 20, 2016. Its fourth season had 16 episodes. Its first episode aired on February 10, 2017, and the last episode aired on June 16, 2017.
Will there be a fifth season?
While fans of Reign are eagerly waiting for the renewal of its fifth season, there are chances that there might not be a fifth season to the show. A prominent reason for this could be the fall in its rating, during the fourth season.