With the fifth and final season of Rob Thomas' zombie-dramedy iZombie set to premiere on the CW come May 2, we're starting to get a better look at what fans can expect now that the smoke has settled (somewhat) from last season's finale game-changed. Looks like Liv's (Rose McIver) "2 Liv Crew" has found itself in the unique position of being in power on two fronts: Major (Robert Buckley) is the big cheese at Fillmore-Graves, while Peyton (Aly Michalka) is pretty much running the city government side of things. Meanwhile, Ravi (Rahul Kohli) is still playing "mad scientist" as his search for a cure grows more urgent – and Liv and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) are back on the case and dishin' up gray matter.
Feels like everything's getting back to normal, right?
Yet human/zombie relations seem as tense as ever – and as the first trailer for the series' return show, brain supplies are still a problem…
iZombie s05e01 "Thug Death": YOUR FAVORITE ZOM-COM-ROM-DRAM IS BACK FOR ITS FINAL SEASON! — While investigating a murder case with no body and no brain to eat, the only evidence Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) have to work with is a grainy video and a little bit of blood found at the crime scene. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) is up to his old tricks. Robert Buckley, Rahul Kohli, Aly Michalka and Bryce Hodgson also star. Dan Etheridge directed the episode written by Rob Thomas.
As if that wasn't enough (feeling a little greedy, aren't we?), here's a look at some official preview images from the CW's iZombie fifth season premiere "Thug Death":
The CW's iZombie stars Rose McIver as Olivia "Liv" Moore, Malcolm Goodwin as Clive Babineaux, Rahul Kohli as Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti, Robert Buckley as Major Lilywhite, David Anders as Blaine DeBeers, and Aly Michalka as Peyton Charles. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero-Wright, Danielle Stokdyk, and Dan Etheridge serve as executive producers. Production is handled by Bonanza Productions Inc., in association with Spondoolie Productions and Warner Bros. Television.
iZombie airs Thursday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT, with "Thug Death" debuting on May 2.