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Netflix Confirms Lucifer Season 6 Release Date

The Lucifer Season 6 release date has finally been confirmed, with Netflix revealing the hit show will return on 10 September 2021. While it might not be the August mark that fans were hoping for, the wait for the final Lucifer season does appear to be shorter than first expected, and that’s huge news.

On Saturday, Lucifer star Tom Ellis joined showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson for a special Comic-Con@Home panel hosted by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star Luke Cook. Providing rare insight into the second half of season 5, the panel revealed the intimate workings of the series along with some unexpected news of the final season. The September Lucifer season 6 release date comes less than five months after season 5B arrived on May 28.

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Lucifer Season 6 Release Date

As confirmed by Netflix during the Lucifer Comic-Con@Home panel, the sixth and final season of Lucifer will debut on September 10, 2021. Showrunner Joe Henderson had previously suggested that the wait between seasons would be shorter than normal, however, no one expected it to come this soon. To follow up the announcement, Netflix also released a teaser trailer for the final season, giving fans a rare look at Lucifer‘s last night in LA.

While there isn’t a lot known about the plot of the final instalment, that hasn’t stopped rumours from circulating online. In an interview with Whats On Netflix, Chris Rafferty confirmed that Chloe will find out a lot more about Lucifer’s past sacrifices.

“There’s never been a transition of God’s power to a new God before. In the Season 5 finale, you see a lot of confusion amongst all the angels as to how exactly it all works – no one really knows,” Rafferty said. “So our characters still have a few things to figure out, including getting to the truth of what it is they truly desire.”

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Is Lucifer Season 6 the Final Season of Lucifer?

As expected, Lucifer season 6 will be the final instalment of the hit show. Showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson, along with star Tom Ellis confirmed that there were no plans for a seventh season, with the September drop set to bring a fitting conclusion to the iconic series.

Important to note is that Lucifer has already gone on longer than expected. Netflix had previously planned to end the show after season 5, which is why the instalment was split into two parts, however, the character arc of the devilish detective was deemed too big to ignore. At the time, fans were concerned that adding another season may change the way the show was crafted, but Henderson revealed all had been accounted for.

“It will remain exactly the same as we had planned and it was really very, very important to us,” he said. “When the idea for season 6 came up, Ildy (Modrovich, the co-showrunner) and I said to Netflix, ‘if we do this and we find the right story, the thing we don’t want to do is to undo everything we have done ‘. Once you see Season 5B you will understand how A and B are actually one big season. How it all relates … The things that happen in the Season 5 premiere fit in completely with the ending.”

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Lucifer Season 6 Cast

So, who is returning for Lucifer season 6? After contract negotiations put Tom Ellis on the outer, things have now been cleared up, with the lead actor set to reprise his role. Joining him will be:

  • Lauren German as Chloe
  • Lesley-Ann Brandt as Maze
  • Rachael Harris as Linda Martin
  • Aimee Garcia as Ella Lopez
  • Kevin Alejandro as Dan Espinoza
  • Scarlett Estevez as Trixie Espinoza
  • D.B. Woodside as Amenadiel

Additionally, several new stars are set to join the final Lucifer season. Chris Coy, known for his work on The Duece and Detroit will play the role of Alan, while Criminal Minds‘ Rob Zabrecky is taking on the part of Horace Goldfinger. Entertainment Weekly then went on to reveal that Merrin Dungey and Deadpool‘s Brianna Hildebrand will be starring in season 6 in roles that “will have ties to the show’s angelic family.” Mandy June Turpin will also be guest-starring in season 6 in the role of Dr. Jessica LaMotte.

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Lucifer Season 6 Episodes

Cast member DB Woodside also confirmed that the final season of Lucifer will comprise of 10 episodes. Each of the new instalments has been teased by the Lucifer Writers account, giving insights into the new season. Here are the announced episodes so far:

  • Episode 601: Nothing Ever Changes Around Here – Written by Mike Costa – Directed by Kevin Alejandro
  • Episode 602: Buckets of Baggage – Written by Jen Graham Imada – Directed by Richard Speight, Jr.
  • Episode 603: Yabba Dabba Do Me – Written by Joe Henderson – Directed by Nathan Hope
  • Episode 604: Pin the Tail on the Baddie – Written by Carly Woodworth – Directed by Viet Nguyen
  • Episode 605: The Murder of Lucifer Morningstar  – Written by Lloyd Gilyard Jr. – Directed by Lisa Demaine
  • Episode 606: A Lot Dirtier Than That – Written by Ildy Modrovich – Directed by Claudia Yarmy
  • Episode 607: My Best Fiend – Written by Julia Fontana – Directed by Nathan Hope
  • Episode 608: This will be a bottle episode – Save the Devil, Save the World – Written by Aiyana White – Directed by DB Woodside
  • Episode 609: Goodbye, Lucifer – Written by Chris Rafferty – Directed by Karen Gaviola
  • Episode 610: (Season & series finale) Partners ‘Til the End – Written by Joe Henderson & Ildy Modrovich – Directed by Sherwin Shilati

Lucifer Season 6 FAQs

When was the Lucifer season 6 release date?

Netflix has confirmed the Lucifer season 6 release date as 10 September 2021. This was revealed by Lucifer star Tom Ellis and showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson at a special Comic-Con@Home panel hosted by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star Luke Cook.

Is Lucifer season 6 the final season?

Yes. Lucifer star Tom Ellis confirmed that Lucifer season 6 will be the final season of the show, after season 5 was slit into two parts.