After watching a bang-on fourth season of Peaky Blinders, the audience has been eagerly waiting for Peaky Blinders Season 5. As per recent update for the fifth season, the production work has been completed, and there were a lot of photographs shared around. The fans are desperate to know about the fate of Tommy Shelby and his expanding powers.
Peaky Blinders Season 5 will feature several new incomings along with the main characters. Sam Claflin as Oswald Mosley and Emmett J Scanlan are one of the leading names of the cast update list. The fifth season of Peaky Blinders will also include Brian Gleeson, Neil Maskell, Kate Dickie, Elliot Cowan, Cosmo Jarvis, Charlene McKenna, Andrew Koji, and Daryl McCormack.
Peaky Blinders Season 5: Premiere at Birmingham
The upcoming season of Peaky Blinders will have its world premiere, where the show is set, at Birmingham. The premier will happen on 18th July. and this seems reasonable too, as the series is set around one of the Birmingham’s most notorious street gangs. All the leading cast of the series will be present at the exclusive premiere, including Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson.
Peaky Blinders Season 5: Sneak Peak for the fans
BBC has recently released a sneak peek trailer of Peaky Blinders upcoming fifth season. The trailer features scenes from previous episodes, however, it also hid some new shots from the forthcoming season as well. The ending of the video comprises the first look of Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) as the newly elected MP of Birmingham South.
He seems to be getting ready to deliver his speech at Westminster in the short sneak peek. However, the last scene unravels that he has a bruised eye. It seems like Tommy is still working up with his past life and the future.
The Series Will Have A Spin-Off Movie
Speculations were spreading that the show will also have a spin-off movie. Although, show’s creator Steven Knight and executive producer Caryn Mandabach talked about this to Digital Spy. According to them, the team is in discussions for a possible spin-off movie. They even exclaimed that the audience love Peaky Blinders and also, there are plenty of movie stars that want to be in the film, including Julia Roberts. But that was just hearsay.
Cillian Murphy is also more than ready to bring Tommy to the big screen. She hinted that Knight has some ideas for the movie.
Peaky Blinders Season 5: What Will Happen In The Next Season?
As per Knight, the fifth season will witness the rise of fascism during the pre-war era of the 1930s. The storyline will continue from the aftermath of the 1929 stock market crash. Looking at the chance over disaster and opportunity, Tommy Shelby will expand his empire in the upcoming season. He has already become the MP for Birmingham South constituency in the previous season.
In the fifth season, Oswald Mosley will approach Tommy Shelby. He is a fascist leader of early 20s of the Birmingham, who has a bold vision for Britain. However, Tommy will realize that his actions will not only affect his family but that of the whole nation. Meanwhile, Arthur Shelby (Paul Anderson) will also try to get into political backgrounds as he has gained Parliamentary connections.
Steven Knight also stated that Tommy will face the darker forces more than he has ever met. He further added that Tommy’s struggle would be as relevant today as it was then.
Future Of The Series
Creator Steven Knight has previously stated that the show will undoubtedly have seven seasons in all. Not just this, he has already revealed how the series will end. According to him, season seven will tell a different story, where Tommy Shelby, who begins as this nihilistic, looking-out-only-for his-family person, will be redeemed, and he will become good. He also stated that he want to take Shelby on that journey from the person we saw in series one, to the person he will become in 1939.
Peaky Blinders Season 5: Release Date
The production work for the fifth season had already completed in January. Also, as the director said, they are getting close towards the end. He even recently revealed that the post-production work for the fifth season is about to get wrapped up. Knight also posted on Instagram while working on the final touch-ups of the scenes from the fifth season.
Therefore, Peaky Blinders Season 5 will likely release by the end of 2019, probably in December. However, Peaky Blinders will have a new home to return in 2019, after it was confirmed the show was now switching channels from BBC2 to BBC1.