Netflix announces the return of 'Lucifer' with a 66.6 second clip

Tom Ellis in 'Lucifer.'
Tom Ellis in 'Lucifer.'
Photo: John P. Fleenor/Netflix
  • Netflix has announced the release date of Lucifer season 5.
  • The streaming service picked up the show after it was cancelled on Fox in 2018.
  • Tom Ellis has reportedly signed a deal to return as the titular character for a sixth season.

Netflix is turning up the heat with the return of Lucifer.

The streaming service released a 66.6-second clip of Lucifer's hottest, sexiest, and most devilish moments to announce the series' return on Friday, 21 August.


The series starring Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar who abandons Hell for Los Angeles was picked up by Netflix for additional seasons after Fox cancelled it in May 2018.

In June 2019 Netflix announced that the show would return for a fifth and final season.

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In February this year, Netflix was reportedly in talks with Warner Bros about a possible sixth season.

In May Deadline reported that Tom signed on to return as the titular character with the rest of the cast also on board to reprise their roles.

On Tuesday Netflix made the official announcement that the series was renewed for a final season. They wrote on the show's official Twitter account: "The devil made us do it. Lucifer will return for a sixth and final season. Like, final final."


In the show Lucifer who works with the LAPD to take down criminals. Other cast members include Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D.B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Scarlett Estevez, and Rachael Harris.

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