Lucifer is one of those interesting series that manages to build a strong fan base even if doesn’t manage to please the network.
The iconic series is inspired by a DC Comics character, which is present in The Sandman, an iconic series created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg. A spinoff series was released under the Vertigo imprint.
Lucifer Morningstar decides to abandon the Hell and open a night club in Los Angeles. He becomes a consultant for the LAPD and solves crimes along with Detective Chloe Decker and a cast of charming and impressive characters.
After the third season, Fox decided to cancel the series, citing low viewership as the prime reason. Loyal fans petition Netflix, asking the company to continue the series. Netflix was attracted by the intense feedback of fans and decided to pick the series. A fourth season, consisting of then episodes, was released in May 2019.
In June 2019, Netflix announced that a final season of 16 episodes would be released.
Possible release date
The release date remains a mystery for now, but shooting has already started according to some reports. It is likely that the seasons will be released in May 2020, and select sources claim that it could be released in two batches of 8 episodes, in an attempt to increase the hype for the finale.
Many of the iconic characters will appear during the last season, including Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D.B. Woodside, Scarlett Estevez, and Lesley-Ann Brandt.
Warning! This section contains spoilers.
Season four ended with Lucifer deciding to go back to Hell in an attempt to keep the demons under control and save his human friends. Lucifer evolved throughout the series, learning to have feelings and falling in love. Many of the story arcs will be wrapped during the final season.
Some fans have already started a petition to convince Netflix to release another season.