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The fifth and sixth seasons of Lucifer are once again set to star Tom Ellis as the titular devil taking on both Biblical and Earthly threats. After being renewed for a sixth and final season on Netflix, the star who plays Amenadiel, DB Woodside, for the original Fox series has confirmed his return on Twitter.
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The fate of Lucifer’s friends and family remain hanging in the balance after the shocking cliffhanger at the end of season four.
After admitting his love to his detective partner Chloe Decker (played by Lauren German), Lucifer abandoned his new home on Earth to take back the throne of Hell.
With the future of the series uncertain, many fans are concerned the heighted stakes could spell trouble for some of the show’s most beloved characters.
Meanwhile, viewers have been celebrating Lucifer’s continuation after Netflix announced the series would be rounded out by a sixth and final season.
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As the popular fantasy drama races towards its conclusion, there have been concerns about which members of the cast will make it out alive.
Thankfully, a recent announcement from DB Woodside on social media has confirmed the star will be reprising his role as Lucifer’s angelic brother Amenadiel for season six.
Woodside took to Twitter and announced: “Happy to announce that I will be returning to Lucifer for season 6.”
The Netflix star’s latest tweet confirms Amenadiel most likely survives the dramatic events of season five, though it is possible he appears in flashbacks or visions in the last season.
The actor also confirmed he will also be involved behind-the-scenes for one episode of season six.
He added: “Additionally, I will be directing an episode for our final season.”
Despite the episode titles and some minor plot details being released for season five, any info about the final instalment is being kept tightly under wraps.
Woodside also paid tribute to the rest of Lucifer’s cast, which includes Rachael Harris, Kevin Alejandro and Lesley-Ann Brandt alongside co-leads Ellis and German.
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He continued: “This is a beautiful cast. We stand by each other. We fight for one another. So… let’s get to work. #AngelTrainingBegins.”
Following his tweet, Lucifer’s lead Tom Ellis retweeted and added: “Yes Brother…! Utterly delighted and excited to get back alongside you both in front of and behind the camera.”
The star’s support for the cast indicates the rest of Netflix’s Lucifer squad are all fully on board for the final showdown of season six..
‘Lucifans’ were disheartened after contract disputes were reported between Tom Ellis and Warner Bros Television for season six, but the star is now fully committed.
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However, there are still some concerns the extended fifth season could up the ante and feature the deaths of some major characters.
It remains unclear if newcomer Dennis Haysbert will continue his role as God for another outing after his upcoming recurring role in season five.
Plus, a first exclusive look at the upcoming musical noir episode has teased some major revelations about Lucifer and Mazikeen’s past.
Lucifer Season 5 Part 1 will be released on Netflix on August 21st.
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