Warning: This article contains spoilers for Grimm.
There seems to be much to look forward to in the new season of Grimm, which has been described by series showrunner David Greenwalt as being darker and weirder than previous seasons, but it seems Grimm fans have been waiting for the final word on one item in particular. When the possibility of Juliette being returned to life in season 5 of Grimm was brought to the attention of Grimm's executive producer, Greenwalt replied with a stern "no."
It seems Grimm fans, as well as Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) himself, will have to accept the loss and move on following the funeral to be seen in Grimm's season premiere.
Stepping quickly into what Grimm fans can expect in the new season, Greenwalt did reveal that the importance of the keys would finally be revealed.
"At last, we're going to explain the damn keys! We still don't know what they do, but by God, we're going to explain it."
Speaking of Nick, Grimm's David Giuntoli revealed that, although Nick will be in a very dark place as Grimm continues, he will have something to hold him back from being consumed by that darkness.
"He lost his girlfriend, he lost his mom … and the baby is kind of the reason for him to keep going," the Grimm star said.
Grimm has often mixed subplots of romantic drama with the business of being a Grimm and that will continue in season 5 of the show. This time, revealed Grimm's Bree Turner, it will be Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Turner's Rosalee Calvert who will find themselves tested. Turner teased that Rosalee's troubled past would present a problem in season 5 of Grimm.
"Rosalee came onto the scene very guarded, dealing with a past of addictions, and that's been shelved for good reason.It seems the one Grimm character that won't have his limits tested will be Sasha Roiz's Captain Sean Renard, at least not in battle. The royal family will drop back away from the action in Seattle, making room for Renard to pursue his own political ambitions, as Grimm begins its fifth year.
"I think her addictions [are about to] come back into the story."
"That's been quelled for the time being," Grimm's Sasha Roiz said, referring to the subplot of Renard's involvement with the royal family. "There's a lot of political opportunity for [Renard] coming up, at least regionally. We're getting back to a lot of the mythology of Season 1."
Grimm's Claire Coffee, who plays Adalind Shade, also revealed that her character may be out of the picture for the time being, as far as Grimm-related events are concerned. Having lost her powers for the second time, Adalind returns to Grimm's new season with new priorities and new ambitions.
"This baby is all she's got in the world," Grimm's Claire Coffee said. "She's lost her powers, again, but I think this time the focus will be the baby and finding a job. She's a lawyer — I assume a very capable lawyer. She'll scour Craigslist for a few episodes."
Grimm will return on October 30 on NBC.
[Featured image courtesy of NBC/Grimm]