‘This Is Us’: Miguel and Rebecca’s Backstory Is ‘Definitely Coming’ — But Probably Not in Season 5

Jon Huertas as Miguel and Mandy Moore as Miguel on 'This Is Us' Season 5 Episode 1

We’re well into This Is Us Season 5, but fans still don’t know how Miguel (Jon Huertas) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) got together after Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) death. Now, it’s likely viewers will have to hold on a little longer for more answers. Recently, a This Is Us producer hinted that Miguel and Rebecca’s romantic backstory won’t be explored until next season — here’s what we know.

Creator Dan Fogelman previous shared ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 plans for Miguel and Rebecca

Jon Huertas as Miguel and Mandy Moore as Miguel on ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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In This Is Us Season 4, Rebecca was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. Then after a push from Randall (Sterling K. Brown), the Pearson matriarch agreed to go to St. Louis for an Alzheimer’s clinical trial. Meanwhile, creator Dan Fogelman told The Hollywood Reporter where Rebecca’s story was headed in This Is Us Season 5, hinting that her relationship with Miguel would be explored as she dealt with her health. 

“It’s obviously a challenging chapter for Rebecca moving forward,” Fogelman said when asked about Rebecca’s move to St. Louis. “We have a big storyline planned for Mandy in the next upcoming season in present-day as an older woman and also her past timelines.”

He continued, “That will include a deeper look into Rebecca and Miguel’s relationship throughout the decades.”

What happened to Rebecca and Miguel in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5?

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— Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) February 16, 2021

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When This Is Us Season 5 rolled around, viewers quickly realized that Rebecca and Miguel were not headed for St. Louis due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rather, the married couple went to the Pearson family cabin in Pennsylvania. So viewers have seen a little more from Miguel and Rebecca in recent episodes. 

In This Is Us Season 5 Episode 8 — titled “In the Room” — Rebecca and Miguel were stuck at the cabin while their grandchildren were born. Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Madison (Caitlin Thompson) welcomed their twins, Nicholas and

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet


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