Peaky Blinders’ Cillian Murphy shares disappointing news about spin-off film


Eve Crosbie

While season six of Peaky Blinders marked the end of the television series, it was announced over a year ago that a feature film which would act as the final official chapter of the Shelby saga was in the works – but sadly, it looks like viewers will be waiting a long time to see it hit theaters.

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Speaking in a new interview, the main star Cillian Murphy confessed that he don’t know “really anything” about the movie yetrevealing that he hasn’t even received a script yet.

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He explained to Deadline: “I would be as excited as anyone to read a script. But I think it’s good for everyone to have a little break. It’s always a healthy thing and then we can regroup.

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“Steve is an incredibly busy and in-demand writer, but I know he loves to write. woozy especially, I’m sure he told you the same thing. He adores her. So I think when the time comes, if there’s more story to tell, I’ll be there.”

The film’s spin-off was first announced in January 2021

While exact plot details for the film are being kept under wraps for now, creator Steven Knight recently revealed that he plans to focus on a “untold” WWII story that sounds incredibly exciting!

He will see Tommy Shelby do a triumphant return as leader of the Brummie-based gang, hopefully joined by some of our favorite members of the Shelby family, played by Natasha O’Keeffe, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Kate Phillips and Conrad Khan.

Cillian Murphy said he has yet to see a script

Elsewhere in the chat, the Irish actor also gave his thoughts on the season six finale, saying he was “very, very proud” of how the show ended.

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“I was very happy with the quality of the writing, especially that last finale – it was just perfectly directed, designed and performed by everyone.”

He continued: “I have to give credit to our team. It was like the height of the second lockdown in the UK. It was crazy the conditions we were working in, and they were just amazing. I’m very, very proud of this one.”

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