Cillian Murphy Suits Up Again for Peaky Blinders Movie!

Get ready to order your flat caps in bulk – Peaky Blinders is officially returning for a movie! Cillian Murphy will once again embody the infamous Tommy Shelby in this thrilling new chapter. The movie is coming to Netflix in collaboration with BBC Film.

Netflix has ignited a firestorm of excitement with the official announcement of a Peaky Blinders film. Cillian Murphy will reprise his iconic role as Tommy Shelby in this explosive new chapter, promised by creator Steven Knight to be “no holds barred.”

“It seems like Tommy Shelby wasn’t finished with me,” Murphy revealed to Netflix, expressing his excitement for the project. “This is one for the fans,” he added, highlighting the film’s focus on rewarding the show’s dedicated audience.

Scheduled to begin filming later this year, the movie will be an epic continuation of the critically acclaimed Peaky Blinders saga. The original series, spanning six seasons, chronicled the Shelby family’s rise and struggles against the backdrop of a turbulent post-WWI England.

Taking the helm for the film is Tom Harper, who previously directed episodes in the show’s first season. The script comes from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, ensuring a continuation of the show’s signature style. “We didn’t know what the series would become,” Harper reflected on his initial involvement, “but there was something undeniably explosive in the cast and writing.”


He continued, emphasizing the film’s focus on the Shelby family dynamic, “Peaky Blinders has always been a story about family. Reuniting with Steve and Cillian to bring this movie to global audiences on Netflix is incredibly exciting.”

The series’ influence continues to resonate even after its 2022 finale. The show’s meticulous costume design sparked a fashion trend. Actor Leo Woodall cites it as a major inspiration for his career path. “[Peaky Blinders] made me want to be an actor,” he shared with Netflix.

While details surrounding the movie’s plot remain shrouded in secrecy, creator Steven Knight promises an explosive new chapter. “This will be an all-out Peaky Blinders war,” he teased, hinting at a return to the Shelby family’s signature brand of action.

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