Season 5 of Virgin River has been much anticipated by the show’s loyal following ever since it was revealed that filming had been delayed for reasons that had yet to be revealed. In the meantime, Alexandra Breckenridge, who plays Mel Monroe, has given us a positive update.
The fans of Virgin River will know that season four and season five were supposed to film simultaneously, but production was halted after season four was completed. Breckenridge wrote on Instagram at the time: “We were supposed to start [filming season five] in March, but it was pushed so far back that we couldn’t even get started.” Man, I have no idea. Hope to get started in the summer if all goes well! Filming in the summer rather than the winter would be ideal.”
Since season three aired in July 2021 and season four hasn’t been announced, fans are hoping for new episodes in July 2022. Breckenridge was able to return to the hit show This is Us during the break-in filming. When Glamour interviewed her, she said, “They’ve been trying to get me back [to This Is Us] since I’ve been on Virgin River.”
Season five of Virgin River was supposed to begin production in March,” she said. It was, however, moved to July.” So it appears that the actress’s wish to film in Vancouver over the summer was granted. The delay in filming appears to have lasted about three months, which could have been much worse.
Fans can expect to see Mel and Jack deal with a baby they don’t know the father of in season four, according to Breckenridge. Then it should be a good time. In season three, they don’t get engaged at all. So we’ll have to wait and see if they get engaged or not in season four.”
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