Co-produced by Netflix and the BBC Peaky blinders now has five seasons under its belt and a sixth is in preparation. After a production delay, it finally resumed in late 2020, now confirmed filming for season 6 has been completed. Here’s everything we know so far Peaky blinders Season 6 on Netflix.
Editor’s note: includes contributions by Tigran Asatryan.
The fantastic British drama continues to be one of Netflix’s best imports. The 1920s drama is about a gangster family in Birmingham, England. The series will first air on the BBC, but Netflix is the international distributor for the show.
Season 5, which landed on Netflix in the US on October 4, 2019 and is due to appear on Netflix in the UK on April 22, 2019.
Now let’s dive into what we’ve seen so far about Season 6 of. knowledge Peaky blinders and when we can expect season 6 to be released on Netflix.
What happens in Season 6 of Peaky Blinders?
Warning: spoilers below for Season 5 of Peaky Blinders.
Season 5, which consists of a further six episodes, shows “The Shelbys are struggling with the stock market crash of 1929, Tommy confronts new threats to his power from younger family members and fascist rivals”.
Season 5 left us with a huge cliffhanger after the stormy events of the season. Tommy ended the season by yelling at his dead wife with a gun pointed at his head before she went black. Will Tommy end up killing himself? Its PTSD and serial events are increasing significantly.
We should also find out who ultimately betrayed Tommy, but according to the Obsessed With podcast series Peaky blinders, we should already be able to find out who it was. Let us know you think it is in the comments below.
DigitalSpy has compiled a huge list of people who they suspect are the traitors.
Additionally, we should learn more about Peaky Blinder’s expansion into the US. In addition, in the events we are rapidly approaching World War II, with Oswald Mosley becoming more and more famous.
When is Peaky Blinder season 6 coming to Netflix?
Filming was originally scheduled for season 6 of Peaky blinders from February 2020 according to ProductionWeekly. It was assumed that filming would again take place in Liverpool and Scotland.
Steven Knight continues his duties as a writer and show runner for season 6, and for the first time a director will return in season 6, with Anthony Byrne rejoining the project.
A few months later, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the film and television industries very hard and hit the hit series on Netflix and the BBC Peaky blinders was no exception. Production was just about to start filming when everything came to a standstill.
“We were about to start filming Season 6 for months of hard work from our very talented, dedicated and hardworking crew“Seasons 5 and 6 director Anthony Byrne wrote in an Instagram post.
“Sets were built, costumes were made. Cameras and lenses tested. Places have been booked. All preparations were done. It’s a real shame not to be able to do it for you at this time“, he went on. The fate of the eagerly anticipated crime novel of the 1920s was so far in the air.
Production resumed from November 2020 and took place in various locations across the UK, particularly Liverpool and Scotland. Filming continued for several months until an Instagram post from Anthony Byrne confirmed that season 6 filming was officially complete.
When is Peaky Blinders season 6 coming to Netflix?
Once again, we don’t expect season 6 of season Peaky blinders until shortly after it ended on the BBC in the UK. Season 5 hit Netflix on October 4, 2019, about three weeks after it aired in the UK.
The release date for Peaky blinders sixth season is currently unclear, but with a start date in November 2020, about 6 or more months of filming, and about 6 months of post-production, Q4 2021 / Q1 2022 would be a logical assessment.
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Netflix in the UK is finally getting season 6 of Peaky blinders also, but at this point it doesn’t look like it will be until 2022 as Netflix will have to wait to get the license.
Who will be in Peaky Blinders Season 6?
All the main cast will be back including Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle and Finn Cole.
Whether the late cast, including Annabelle Wallis, who plays Grace Shelby, will return in any form remains to be seen.
There has been some speculation about some rumored castings for season 6, including Julia Roberts. According to DigitialSpy, other well-known celebrities wanted to join in too, including Samuel L. Jackson, Snoop Dogg, and A $ AP Rocky.
At this point in time, all casting announcements are pure speculation.
Will there be a seventh season of Peaky Blinders?
The series was also expected to receive a seventh season extension, with Steven Knight telling the Birmingham Press Hub that “we will probably do seven” referring to season seven.
That’s all we get about season 6 of for now Peaky blinders on Netflix. We will keep this post updated over time with further information and of course the important release date.