Annalise's class action lawsuit storyline will continue. "Some" of the season will be looking at the retrying of the cases involved in her class action.
The scratches on Laurel's arm will be explored.
When the series returns, the Keating 4 will most likely have started or are starting their third year at law school. Nowalk then went on to say that they might have even finished their third year; subsequently, he is unsure how large (or short) the time jump will be.
Nowalk doubts very much that Annalise would return to teaching.
The origins of Gabriel Maddox won’t necessarily be answered at the start of the season. Nowalk teases that he wants the audience to get to know the character before [we] learn his origins.
Laurel will be in this season, even though Karla had a newborn a few months ago.
According to an article when Amirah Vann was promoted, her character Tegan Price, will make the character's lives more complicated.
Continuing with TGIT, How to Get Away With Murder will air once again on Thursdays at 10pm.
According to Pete Nowalk's Instagram story, production on season 5 begun around May 14, 2018.
Filming is set to start on July 9, 2018, according to a source from Conrad Ricamora. However, this was proven false when another source said that filming wouldn’t begin until July 19, 2018 and conclude on February 15, 2019.
It is currently unknown whether Karla Souza (Laurel Castillo) will return to the show or if she does in what capacity after the birth of her first child on April 19, 2018. This is because they will have started filming in July 2018, just 3 months after the birth. However, there has been no news of a kind of departure, so it can be assumed that she is set to return in season 5.
During the first episode, "Your Funeral" table read, photos were released of the cast during the table read itself of which Karla Souza can be seen meaning that she is set to return in the same capacity as she normally does dispite her recently giving birth.
He is also the first cast member to be promoted to series regular since Conrad Ricamora's (Oliver Hampton) promotion in Season 3. This gives a total number of overall main cast members over the 5 seasons of 12.
Amirah Vann made the second actor to be promoted to main cast following Rome Flynn's promotion for season 5. This was announced on July 18, 2018; Vann was an actress who appeared in multiple episodes in the previous season as Tegan Price.
Dispite Shonda Rhimes not paying as much attention to the show possibly due to her move to Netflix, meaning that she hasn’t taken part in the "day-to-day operations of the show for a while," she will remain as an executive producer for it’s fifth season.
Timothy Hutton was the third actor to made a series regular this season, first announced on July 30, 2018. This brings the total amount to 14, with Hutton being the first addition to the main cast to have not previously served as a guest star.