ABC has released the first trailer for the upcoming fifth season of Shonda Rhimes’ legal drama How to Get Away with Murder starring Academy-Award winner Viola Davis (Suicide Squad, Widows). The trailer gives the audience glimpses of major events that will happen in the new season including Connor and Oliver’s wedding, an introduction to the show’s new series regular Gabriel Maddox played by Rome Flynn, and teases of another possible character death. Check out the trailer below!
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How to Get Away with Murder follows the story of Middleton Universe Professor/criminal defense attorney Annalise Keating who with five of her students becomes involved in a murder plot. In season 5, Annalise will be returning to the university for the first time after winning her class action law suit at the Supreme Court.
It stars Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Detective Nate Lahey, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino, Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom and Conrad Ricamora as Oliver Hampton.
How to Get Away with Murder is created and executive produced by Pete Nowalk (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy); Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy) and Betsy Beers(Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy) also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by ABC Studios.
Season 5 will premiere on September 27, 2018 at ABC.