Fans are in for a treat as the sixth season of Lucifer will have more episodes so that the series can complete hit the 100 episodes mark.
Yes, the devil is back and with quite a bang. On August 21st, 2020, Netflix released season 5A of its fantasy police-procedural drama, ‘Lucifer’ worldwide, and the show instantly rocketed to first place on the streaming platform in almost all countries. After waiting for almost 2 years, fans finally witnessed the highly anticipated return of their favourite Lord of Hell, and they could not be happier.
- Lucifer – It is everything that you “truly desire”
- The long-awaited Season 5A
- Season 5B and 6 updates : All we know yet!
Lucifer is 2016 urban fantasy series that was originally developed by Fox was got cancelled after the third season. However, Netflix came to its rescue and the series was ultimately revived. Its popularity and widespread fandom are what have kept Lucifer going. After announcing that season 6 would be the final one, Warner Bros. are considering extending the total tally of episodes to a hundred.
Lucifer – It is everything that you “truly desire”
Developed by Tom Kapinos, the show is based on a DC Comics character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg. The television series orbits around Lucifer Morningstar, the Devil who abandons Hell and comes to Los Angeles to rebel against his father, the God. Soon he finds himself becoming a consultant to the LAPD and getting involved with detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German) who is immune to his charms.
Despite opening to mixed reviews, over the seasons Lucifer not just received the approval of critics but also created a loyal fanbase for itself. Played by Welsh actor, Tom Ellis, this Lord of Hell is charming as hell and will make you fall in love with him in no time. The performances of the cast get better with every season and are definitely the selling point of the show.
When Fox cancelled Lucifer after 3 seasons calling it a ratings-based decision, Netflix swooped in and saved the day reviving the show. After initially declaring that season 5 would be the last one, Netflix announced on June 23rd, 2020 that the series would end after the sixth season, via its Twitter handle.
The long-awaited Season 5A
Season 5A released on August 21st, 2020 to a thunderous response. It trended at number 1 in most countries and was praised by the viewers for its crisp storytelling. The season opened with the entry of Lucifer’s brother and ended with a power-packed finale that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Ever since, fans are looking forward to the second part of Season 5.
Kevin Alejandro, who plays the role of Dan Espinoza and directed the 5A finale explained how the news of Lucifer getting a season 6 surprised the cast saying,
“All of us went into it, and continued throughout the journey, up until the episode before the last one, thinking this was our series finale. That this [season five] was the show finale. You can tell, I think… through the scripts and through the episodes that they didn’t hold anything back, they were just pushing forward. Everyone was under that impression, until Netflix changed their minds. So it sort of threw us all for a loop!”
“Obviously we’re all super, super excited, just surprised. As a result, the team have had to make some tweaks to the season five finale, in order for us to get the ultimate season five possible,” he continued.
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Season 5B and 6 updates : All we know yet!
The buzz surrounding season 5B is at an all time high after the explosive finale of 5A. Even though Netflix has not announced a release date for season 5B yet, it is being said that the release will happen somewhere at the beginning of 2021.
Whereas season 6 will premiere either towards the end of 2021 or in 2022. But that’s not all! The executives are in discussions to increase the number of episodes in season 6 to seventeen to hit the 100-episodes mark. There has been no confirmation regarding the same but as per sources, Netflix and Warner Bros. are actively engaged in conversations about the same.
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