Lucifer is expected to land on Netflix in 2019, but unfortunately at this stage we can’t be more specific than that.
That doesn’t mean that fans haven’t been speculating about when the series could return, especially after one official Netflix Twitter account posted a cryptic message back in February.
In reply to a fan asking whether Netflix could at least confirm a date for the release date announcement, Netflix’s See What’s Next account replied, “The date OF the date announcement will only make sense in retrospect”.
the date OF the date announcement will only make sense in retrospect 😉
Series star Tom Ellis had previously told RadioTimes.com how the fan campaign had motivated him to work to revive the series, saying, “The outpouring of love for the show has mirrored how I’ve felt about it. The response has spurred me on to at least go, ‘OK, well I’m going to go and take part in these conversations’.”
Showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich said the #SaveLucifer campaign played a big part in Netflix’s decision to revive the show.
“They really noticed it,” Henderson told TV Line. “The fans were heard, and that’s the biggest thing that we should convey. They saw the passion of the fans, and apparently a number of people over there just like the show.”
Who’s in the cast of Lucifer series 4?
Tom Ellis and Lauren German will reprise their roles as Lucifer Morningstar and Detective Chloe Decker.
Kevin Alejandro will also be back as Detective Dan Espinoza, as will Lesley-Ann Brandt as Mazikeen, Aimee Garcia as Ella Lopez and Rachael Harris as Dr Linda Martin, among others.
Prison Break star Inbar Levi is joining the cast as Eve (as in Adam and). She is fed up with Adam and is pining for Lucifer, her rebellious first love. She will be joined by Graham McTavish (Outlander, Preacher) as Father Kinley, a “kind, deeply empathetic and revered priest.”
Newcomer Vinessa Vidotto also joins the line-up as angel Remiel, who is described as the “classic little-sister” to DB Woodside’s mighty Amenadiel.
What can we expect from Lucifer series 4?
The complete episode list for Lucifer’s fourth season is as follows:
Everything’s Okay, written by Joe Henderson
Somebody’s Been Reading Dante’s Inferno, written by Idly Modrovich
O, Ye Of Little Faith, Father, written by Jessika Borsiczky
All About Eve, written by Chris Refferty
Expire Erect, written by Mike Costa
Orgy Pants to Work, written by Aiyana White
Devil Is As Devil Does, written by Jen Graham Imada
Super Bad Boyfriend, written by Jason Ning
Save Lucifer, written by Joe Henderson
King of Hell, written by Idly Modrovich
Series four is expected to revisit Chloe’s discovery about Lucifer. When we last saw her in the bonus episode Boo Normal, Chloe was struggling to come to terms with Lucifer revealing his true devil face to her, and co-showrunner Modrovich believes Chloe will be taking a “journey” in the new season.
“She wouldn’t just accept it right away. She’s going to go through all the emotions that we’ve been through, the audience,” he told TV Line. “For her to be able to see his struggle, every single side of him, and she is going to feel a little bit like what he says in the penultimate episode, which is ‘I feel like you’ve seen one side of me.'”
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There’s also some suggestion that because the show is on Netflix, the team will be freed up to get a bit more graphic. According to Tom Ellis, this means we might be seeing Lucifer’s bum at some point in the new season.
“I think Joe Henderson, our showrunner, has been adamant that he wants to have my bum on screen for three seasons and now we can finally do that,” he told Entertainment Weekly.
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