Lucifer season 5 is happening, which is great news, but it’ll be the show’s very last season, which isn’t such great new, and fans of the show are asking themselves when the Netflix will reveal a release date and when it’ll land on the streaming service.
Tom Kapinos’s TV adaption of the DC Comics series will return at some point in the not-so-distant future, and we already know that the final season will be six hours longer than season 4.
Personally, I felt that season 4 was the best season of Lucifer ever, and Netflix did a really good job with it after they saved it following its cancellation over at Fox.
Fans were distraught, but luckily for them, Netflix was on hand to save the show and give it another two seasons, which we should all be very happy about, otherwise, it would have all ended up a huge cliffhanger.
Why is this Lucifer’s last season?
So, why have they decided to make Lucifer season 5 the show’s last? Well, the reason is actually quite simple: the showrunners and writers are going to get to tell the story they want to tell.
Lucifer’s showrunners, Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich, were very vocal when it was revealed that season 5 would be the show’s last, and were quick to thank Netflix for having allowed them to finish the story they wanted to tell.
“We are so incredibly thankful to Netflix for resurrecting our show last season, and now letting us finish the story of Lucifer on our terms,” said Joe and Ildy.
“Most importantly, we want to thank the fans for their incredible passion and support. The best is yet to come.”
Modrovich also shared a letter to the show’s fans on Twitter in which she addressed the news season five would be its last.
She wrote: “Hello beloved Lucifam! We know there’s been a lot of confusion over the recent announcement that is our last season.
Lucifer’s showrunners really wanted to thank the fans for their support
“Many are wondering if they should fight for more? While we feel just as sad as many of you do that this marvellous ride is coming to an end, a fight won’t change things right now.
“We spoke to our partners at Netflix and Warner Bros, and you should all know TREMENDOUS care and consideration was put into making this decision.
“In fact, the whole reason they decided to announce that it was our fifth and final season simultaneously is because they know how devoted and passionate our fans (and we!) are and wanted to give y’all (and us!) as much time as they could to accept and process the news. And for that, we’re incredibly grateful.
“But mostly, we’re all beyond grateful that they gave us this new life in the first place. AND a chance to give this story the ending it deserves. And, of course… none of that would have EVER happened if it weren’t for YOU. We can truly never thank you enough for that.
“This has been and will continue to be an incredibly beautiful and unique experience. So, on behalf of the cast and Joe and I… we look forward to spending this final season basking in the Lucie-love with you!!”
When will Lucifer Season 5 get a release date?
So, what will Lucifer season 5’s release date be? When it comes to Lucifer, that’s actually not an easy question to answer.
Firstly, Netflix doesn’t usually give release dates until the very last minute, and it seems as though they’re going to do that with Lucifer season 5.
Secondly, the release dates of the previous seasons of Lucifer have been somewhat erratic.
Seasons 1 and 2 both aired back in 2016, which is usual, to say the least.
Season 1 aired in January, and then season 2 dropped in September.
Then season 3 arrived on Fox in October 2017, which means that trying to come up with a solid release date based on when the previous seasons dropped basically pointless.
However, Netflix released season 4 in May, and this might give us a better idea of when the streaming giants might be aiming to release season 5.
When will Lucifer season 5’s release date be?
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My best bet would be that Netflix will release Lucifer season 5 in May 2020, which would make sense.
It tends to take about a year to make these sorts of shows – give or take – and the fact that they’re going to making more content for this final seasons means that it might take them a tiny bit longer to get the show made.
Whatever happens, I will be keeping an eye out for any new developments on Lucifer season 5’s release date, and I’ll post something as soon as I see anything of interest to do with the final season of the show.
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