'Community' season 5 has soldiered on admirably in the wake of both Donald Glover and Chevy Chase's departures, though the chances of a sixth season (and, of course, the movie) remain somewhat murky. We might have one bit of good news, though, as a new rumor suggests Glover might make a quick return to the hallowed halls of Greendale, at least for the finale!
Following the universal acclaim of last week's "Cooperative Polygraphy," NBC stalwart 'Community' will again brace for a big episode as Donald Glover says his goodbyes in "Geothermal Escapism." The first photos of the post-apocalyptic concept episode has arrived, along with a first look at 'Castle' star Nathan Fillion as a mysterious janitor in the weeks to come!
Following last week's epic "Beyond the Darkest Timeline" trailer for 'Community' season 5, about the only way NBC has left to promote the Greendale gang's return lies in two new clips from the January 2 premiere itself! Find out what brings Jeff and the study group back to Greendale's hallowed halls, as well as when we'll say goodbye to Donald Glover!
Just the other day, we caught our first look at 'Community' season 5 in fresh new photos of Jeff and season-long guest star Jonathan Banks, but that wasn't the only Greendale goodness NBC had to offer. Before we start celebrating the January 2 premiere, check out the full set of photos from 'Community''s season 5 premiere, featuring the return of guest star Rob Corddry!
As much as 'Community' fans found themselves dismayed to learn that series star Donald Glover would take a reduced role in season 5, the situation became exponentially more complicated the other day as the rapper/actor/comedian left a bizarre series of Instagram notes both justifying his exit from the cult NBC comedy, and exposing a number of other fears. Now, Glover has broken his silence to explain the troubling behavior.
Though no one would necessarily fault 'Community' stars for making the fifth season the final stop for the Greendale gang, fans of the quirky NBC comedy were especially dismayed to learn that series lead Donald Glover would take a reduced role in season 5, likely his last altogether. Several explanations have been offered for Glover's exit, though the actor/rapper/comedian has finally spoken out for himself in a surprisingly bizarre fashion.
Well, this is an odd play for the Trade Federation. Just weeks after 'Community' fans had their hearts broken to learn that Donald Glover would take a reduced role in season 5 to focus on his music career as "Childish Gambino," Glover has been announced to return to TV to write, executive producer and star in his own music-themed FX comedy, 'Atlanta.' Cue Troy crying face!
Streets behind, 'Community' fans. Streets way, way behind. A few weeks ago, we heard the news that series breakout star Donald Glover had been eying a reduced schedule in 'Community' season 5 to concentrate on his career as rap alter-ego "Childish Gambino," and now it seems Glover's reduced involvement in the new season has officially come to pass. So, how many episodes will we see Troy Barnes in?
However jarring to think of the current 'Community' conversations compared with the forlorn optimism only one year ago, we're continually impressed with NBC and Sony TV's commitment to the fifth season. Now that Dan Harmon has officially (and controversially) returned, and Chevy Chase remains out, is 'Community' breakout Donald Glover next to fly the coop?