The final season of HBO's Boardwalk Empire will move forward with a 7-year time jump to 1931, according to series regular Michael Kenneth Williams (who plays Chalky White) in a recent interview.
More spoilers from Williams below:
“The storyline has jumped seven years [into the future], which is why I have the beard now,” Williams said when asked about what we can expect from Season 5. “The Depression has set in. The days of the shiny shoes and fancy suits are long gone.”
Boardwalk Empire season 5 launches in the fall on HBO.