Lucifer premiered on Fox back in 2016, and since then the show has garnered a huge fan base which was even big enough to stop the cancellation of the show after season 3 to get in the way, the show after a prompt display of disapproval over the cancellation was picked up by Netflix where it aired its fourth season.
Last year, after the fourth season premiered, Netflix announced that the show is going to return for the fifth season, but it was going to be the last, but recently it was announced that the show is going to get a sixth and final season.
Well, that’s for the future, but here we are going to discuss everything about the upcoming season, so dive in to know more.
Lucifer Season 5 Trailer:
The trailer for Lucifer Season 5 dropped on 13th July and revealed quite a lot about the upcoming season. If you haven’t watched the trailer yet, you can watch it here:
As you can see in the trailer that after the events of last season and Lucifer’s departure to hell, things haven’t been smooth for Chloe and others, Chloe is feeling the monotony of her life without Lucifer, and other are missing him in one way or another.
But Lucifer is back, well, someone who looks like Lucifer is, and it is none other than his archangel brother Michael, who is apparently a twin of Lucifer. (I mean the whole twin brother thing seems a little far-fetched, couldn’t they have gone with a simple disguise, he is an angel after all.)
And Michael is here to stay as he takes over every expect of Lucifer’s life including Chloe but his true identity is discovered by Maze, at the end of the trailer Lucifer comes back, and the brothers engage in a fight which I’m sure will be as impressive as the one between Lucifer and Amenadiel.
Lucifer Season 5 Part 1 Release Date:
Lucifer Season 5 will premiere on Netflix on 21 August, but there is a catch, due to the global situation, much like every other Hollywood production, Lucifer had to stop too, luckily most of the footage was shot, and the only minor amount was left, so Netflix has decided to release the show in two parts.
While earlier mentions of the show had predicted that the season was going to be 10-13 episodes long, in a surprise move Netflix has extended the series for 16 episodes, which means that we are going to get eight episodes on the 21st and the latter half, well, later.
The filming of the new season started back in 2019 September, and the writing of the show had been wrapped up in February this year that means that the episodes up to the season finale are finished on paper.
Lucifer Season 5 Cast:
Lucifer owes most of its popularity to Tom Ellis; we can all agree that the literal devilish charm, the smile, and the intense looks of Ellis are the ones that have had us hooked onto the show for so long.
We can’t even imagine anyone else playing the role of Lucifer (Remember the shock that hit everyone when it was rumoured that Ian Somerhalder was going to fill in for Ellis).
Well, we might as well talk about the other cast members in the show, most of the main characters that are going to be returning in their roles include:
While these cast members are dead set to return, others are going to make a comeback on the show in some capacity, and there are also new faces.
The main character of Eve played by Inbar Lavi from the previous season is going to be back, let’s see how she reconciles with Maze after breaking her heart in the last season. Another member to return includes Tricia Helfer, though her role in the season is yet unclear if she will return as the mother of Lucifer or Charlotte.
Also, there is one character that we have all been waiting for to make an appearance since the first season itself, and that is God, yes the almighty is going to be in the fifth season of Lucifer and will be played by Dennis Haysbert.
According to some rumours, Matt Ryan as John Constantine might make a cameo in the show as we saw Lucifer interact with him in the DC “Crisis On Infinite Earths” crossover last year.
Lucifer Season 5 Plot:
Well, we have already discussed the trailer of Lucifer Season 5, and it pretty much covers what direction the plot of the show is going to take, but there are some things that the writers of the show said that could help you understand the creative aspects of the plot,
In her interviewed with Entertainment Weekly, Ildy Modrovich, one of the writers of the show said, “We did spend some time digging into what we think can be season five. We even have the first scene [of season five], which is one of my favourite things we’ve ever come up with.”
She continued, “We really try to ping it in a completely different direction. If everyone is speculating on one thing, we just try to think as batshit as we can, as outside of the box as possible, so that people don’t get bored, so we don’t get bored.”
With the words of the writer, we can conclude that this season is not going to be any less fun and dramatic than the previous ones.
We last saw Lucifer going back to hell to keep the demons away, and according to the writers the return was supposed to signify that Lucifer has now matured enough that he is not running away from his responsibilities that is being the King of Hell.
Chloe looks very disoriented in this season, dealing with the loss of Lucifer and not knowing where is he gone or even if he will ever return has taken a toll over her, Maze is still Maze, but we can see that she too considers Lucifer’s departure as a betrayal.
Well, there is much to the story than revealed in the trailer, but we don’t have to wait far too long for the story as Lucifer Season 5 comes out in just a few weeks.
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