Peaky Blinders, the popular BBC series created by Steven Knight and starring Cillian Murphy, ended its fifth season last year; And although it has been confirmed that there will be a sixth, there is still no official release date since the recordings have been slowed down by the pandemic.
Attention: the note contains spoilers for the fifth season of Peaky Blinders.
In the first instance, it was thought that the next season would be ready for 2021 since the filming was going to begin in March of this year. However, since everything has been postponed, those plans are unlikely to stand up.
According to Anthony Byrne – director of the series – to the Digital Spy site, the idea is to start filming next year: “If we start filming in January next year, we would not finish until May or June and then six months would follow. of edition”. This makes it clear that we will have to wait at least until 2022 to find out how the story continues.
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Likewise, and despite the parade, information has been circulating about what will happen in the sixth season of the series: which actors will return for these new episodes, what new characters could be added, and some information about the plot.
On the one hand, all the main actors who managed to survive the events of the fifth season are expected to return for this sixth part, the most prominent being Cillian Murphy (Thomas), Helen McCrory (Polly), Paul Anderson (Arthur), Finn Cole (Michael), Harry Kirton (Finn), Natasha O’Keeffe (Lizzie) and Sam Claflin (Oswald Mosley). On the other hand, it was announced that there will be a new female character but there is still no information about the actress who will play it.
Regarding the plot, it is speculated that the series will pick up exactly from the end of the fifth season: Thomas pointing a desperate gun after realizing that he was betrayed and that his plans could not be carried out as he wanted. In addition, it was learned that there will be a new time jump to the year 1934 and the tensions of the time with Thomas in the center of the scene will be explored.
While more news is awaited, all five seasons of Peaky Blinders can be seen on Netflix.