‘Snowfall’ Season 5 Trailer Shows More Money, More Problems (Video)

Damson Idris in season five trailer of 'Snowfall.' Credit: FX/YouTube

FX’s hit drama series Snowfall will return for its fifth season in February. 

The show will premiere with two new episodes on Feb. 23, and the episodes will be available to stream on Hulu the next day, FX announced this week.

Snowfall is enjoying a justly deserved burst of success with season 4, and we’re excited to follow it up with another explosive season early next year,” Eric Schrier, president of FX Entertainment, said in a statement. “Our thanks to everyone on the creative team, the remarkable cast and crew who make Snowfall one of the best series on television.”   

The season 5 trailer shows series star Damson Idris as Franklin Saint trying to keep his drug empire together at the start of the crack epidemic in the 1980s in the U.S. Idris also serves as a producer on the show. 

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As scenes from the trailer unfold, the audience sees Saint flying a small plane, gang members under arrest, someone apparently overdosing, and Saint cryptically saying, “Nothing tears a family apart like money.”

The series was created by the late John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron. Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London, Trevor Engelson, Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley and Julie DeJoie. Andron serves as showrunner. Snowfall is produced by FX Productions.

Snowfall returns Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX. Watch the trailer for the fifth season below.