"Lucifer" Star Tom Ellis Signs Season 6 Deal, Clearing Way for Netflix Greenlight

Reports that Netflix was actively pursuing a sixth season of Lucifer began making their way across the pop culture landscape last month, and got much closer to becoming a reality after co-showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson signed deals for a sixth season of the Warner Bros. TV series. Well, Lucifer fans need to amp up their excitement levels to an "11", because TVLine is reporting that Tom Ellis has finalized a deal that would bring him back for a sixth season. As for the rest of the cast, most had deals that extended through a sixth season and the main players are expected to return.


Here's a look back at the shooting script info tweet sent out to usher in the title of the season 5 opener, sporting the curious-sounding title "Really Sad Devil Guy" – written by executive producer Jason Ning (The Expanse) and directed by Eagle Egilsson (Gotham). Following the opener, viewers can look forward to "Lucifer! Lucifer! Lucifer!", "¡Diablo!", "It Never Ends Well for the Chicken", "Detective Amenadiel", "BluBallz", "Our Mojo", "Spoiler Alert", "Family Dinner", "Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam", "Resting Devil Face", "Daniel Espinoza: Naked and Afraid", "A Little Harmless Stalking", "Nothing Last Forever", and now "Is This Really How It's Going To End?!" (so much to unpack in that run of titles).

Modrovich is set to helm the season's penultimate episode, "Is This Really How It's Going To End?!" (written by Jason Ning – and what a wonderfully ironic title).

Now that she's free to talk about it (so wait, as showrunner would she have to yell at herself if she spoiled anything), here's Modrovich's thoughts on the announcement:

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