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White Collar is Headed For a Season 5 Role Reversal (Details & Images)

By on October 14, 2013
Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey. (Photo by: Giovanni Ruffino/USA Network)

Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey. (Photo by: Giovanni Ruffino/USA Network)

We’ve got some first details and images from White Collar’s return to share with you below.

Season 5 of kicks off on its new night, Thursday Oct. 17 at 9/8c, and sees a remarkable role reversal in which FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) is accused of murdering a senator and is behind bars.

According to a recent press release from the Network, the premiere episode “At What Price” will see Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) determined to set the record straight and figure out a way to overturn the charges – even if that means striking a deal with with the devil and returning to his common roots.

Nothing is off limits, even if it means owing a major debt, apparently.

Mark Sheppard returns in his devious role as Curtis Hagen, aka “The Dutchman,” the art thief the duo put away in the series premiere.

Guest stars for season 5 also include Emmy award winning actor Zeljko Ivanek, Warren Kole, Bridget Regan, Richard Thomas, Kim Dickens, Elizabeth Marvel, Boris McGiver, Zachary Booth and Steven Pasquale.

White Collar also stars Willie Garson, Tiffani Thiessen, Marsha Thomason and Sharif Atkins.

“At What Price” airs Thursday October 17 at 9/8c. Images from the premiere and episode 5.02 “Out of the Frying Pan” follow below.