Earlier than we get into the excellent news, we’ll rip off the bandage actual fast for you: the sixth season of Peaky Blinders will formally be the final. It was introduced in January that the award-winning collection can be wrapping up, and actually, it has been a troublesome capsule to swallow.
The information got here as a shock to followers (ahem, us) for the reason that present’s creator Stephen Knight instructed PA Media Group in 2019 that he would start writing season seven proper after ending up the sixth. “Then I am taking a look at spinoffs, perhaps a film,” he mentioned.
Talking to Deadline about the way forward for the interval gangster drama on Jan. 18, Knight confirmed that whereas the series will finish with season six, the Shelby household’s story will not finish with it. “We consider this would be the greatest collection of all and are positive that our superb followers will like it,” Knight mentioned. “Whereas the TV collection shall be coming to an finish, the story will proceed in one other kind.”
Now, now we have some readability on precisely what that different kind shall be, and yep, it is the film we have been banging on about. “COVID modified our plans,” Knight instructed Deadline on Jan. 17, simply in the future after saying the collection can be wrapping. “However I can say that my plan from the start was to end Peaky with a movie. That’s what will occur.” As Deadline stories, nothing is finalized the place the film is worried, but it surely’s promising nonetheless.
If you wish to make amends for, or rewatch, each single episode of Peaky Blinders, yow will discover it streaming on Netflix. As for the ultimate season, it is at the moment filming, and we’ll let when extra info is on the market.
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