Jane the Virgin: Why We Won’t Get Answers About That Shocking Twist For Quite Some Time

After Jane the Virgin delivered the biggest onscreen twist in the series so far in season four’s emotional rollercoaster of a finale, The CW decided to throw a curveball of their own: Jane Gloriana Villanueva’s romantic misadventures will officially end after season five. What’s more is, we’re going to have to wait even longer than anticipated to find out what happens after Michael’s miraculous reappearance. Womp, womp.

The network’s Fall TV lineup is getting shifted around in a few ways to make room for new series like the Charmed reboot and the spinoff of The Originals, Legacies. While the news is certainly a bummer for any loyal Jane the Virgin fan, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. Star Gina Rodriguez actually hinted that this was a possibility back in March. As she spoke on a panel at the Women To Watch event in Austin, she said that she had plans to “do more [directing] next year, in our final season.”

The fifth and final season of the show will have fewer episodes than usual and won’t premiere until midseason, but knowing Jane, we’ll get a satisfying conclusion to all the characters’ stories.