And one of its fan-favorite offerings is Lucifer. The devilish how is set to renew for its fifth season, and it looks like an all-important character will finally make an appearance in the series.
Keep scrolling to get all the details on the upcoming final season, including why the show's renewal isn't all good news...
Lucifer first aired in 2016.
via: imdbBased on the DC comic of the same title, the series follows Lucifer Morningstar, the original fallen angel, who has become dissatisfied with his life in hell and trades it in for the busy city of Los Angeles to learn more about humanity.
Here, he runs his own nightclub...
via: imdbAnd after subsequently getting involved in a murder case with Detective Chloe Decker, he becomes a consultant to the Los Angeles Police Department.
After 3 seasons, FOX decided to cancel the show.
via: imdbDespite receiving some critical acclaim, the channel ultimately pulled the plug back in 2018.
But Netflix quickly came to the rescue...
via: imdbThe streaming giant picked up the popular show, allowing the Prince of Darkness to grace screens for longer.
The series has been a smash hit amongst fans.So of course, many rallied for a fifth offering of the show.
Back in June, those prayers were answered...It was announced that Netflix has renewed the show for a fifth season. And of course, fans were delighted that there was more devilish content in the canon. Here's what we know so far...
New details surrounding the upcoming season have begun to surface.
via: imdbIncluding the fact that one of the episodes will be shot entirely in black and white. According to Entertainment Tonight, the unique episode will be set in an alternative universe in the 1940s and will feature a “musical twist."
Tom Ellis, who plays the dark lord himself, revealed some clues about what to expect.
What? A sad 😈 guy? Who could that be @jkning ? 🤔 #LuciferSeason5 #lucifer https://t.co/MRLsCGoBNV— Lucifer Writers Room (@Lucifer Writers Room)1567113374.0
We'll have 16 episodes to get our teeth into.
#Lucifer Season 5 just got a HELL of a lot better — and bigger! We've added six more hours, for a grand total of 16… https://t.co/0sf5OStXMC— Netflix Queue (@Netflix Queue)1564146001.0
Safe to say fans were pleased...
@seewhatsnext The best news and what exactly what #Lucifer deserves! Now, I'm sure #LuciferSeason5 will be a hell o… https://t.co/fR1pla9JtR— Sam 😈 (@Sam 😈)1564146399.0
Filming for season 5 is already underway.
#Lucifer Season 5 starts filming tomorrow!! Can’t wait @tomellis17 @LaurenGerman @Aimee_Garcia @RachaelEHarris… https://t.co/ytu6PGWrb0— Netflix Queue (@Netflix Queue)1567740331.0
We're finally having to wave goodbye to Mr. Morningstar, for good.
thanks to the lucifans, #lucifer's story will come to an end the way it should: the fifth and final season is comin… https://t.co/qJuntmy2f5— Lucifer (@Lucifer)1559860842.0
Modrovich shared a letter with fans going into more detail about the show coming to an end.
A message of love for our #Lucifans 🥰😈❤️ from me... @Henderson_Joe all the #Lucifer writers and our beautiful cast.… https://t.co/aje90JhjWt— Ildy Modrovich (@Ildy Modrovich)1561591008.0
During a recent Lucifer fan convention Ellis admitted he will struggle when the show comes to an end...
via: imdb"I can categorically say that I will never have another experience like this. When they call cut on the last day, it’s going to be a lot to take in."
The actor also promised that the end of Lucifer will be “satisfying" to longtime fans of the show.
via: Getty ImagesIt may be bittersweet but we're certainly excited to see what's in store. But that's not all...
This week, new cast details have also surfaced.
via: imdbSeries showrunner, Joe Henderson, previously hinted that Inbar Lavi could be back as Eve. “We loved working with Inbar. As you can see in the season, she’s absolutely fantastic. The question becomes, as we get into our room, how much story would we have for that character?“We set her off on an amazing new starting point for her life, so I think that’s one of the first thing we’ll discuss. My hope is, in whatever way, that’s not the last you’ve seen of Eve."
A long-awaited character will finally be making an appearance...Fans will get to see God on their screens during the upcoming season.
God has been mentioned a lot, but never actually made an appearance on-screen.
via: imdbBut it looks like that's all about to change.
The presence of God will surely shake things up.And they've already chosen the man for the job...
Dennis Haysbert has bagged the coveted role, and he beat out a lot of competition...
via: Getty ImagesAccording to EW, co-showrunner Joe Henderson mentioned the team had a big list of names before deciding on Haysbert for the role. Lucifer season 5 is expected to air sometime this year. While we wait for a release date to drop, if you're looking for something that will be able to replace that Lucifer shaped hole in your heart, keep scrolling to see everything that will be dropping on Netflix in January. Some of our favorite series are returning...