Peaky Blinders aficionados, brace yourselves for some exciting updates!
Amid the long-awaited anticipation for a film it appears the beloved Birmingham-centered drama might just expand its universe with a spin-off series. But hold on this isn’t just any spin-off. Reports suggest that Peaky Blinders is poised to venture into a new setting: Boston in the mid-20th century a good two decades post the original series.
Double Trouble: Netflix’s Potential Two Spin-Off Series for Peaky Blinders
It seems like there’s a lot brewing in the world of Peaky Blinders! The creator Steven Knight has hinted at both a movie spin-off and a potential series spin-off. The movie is said to be in its final stages of development with production expected to kick off in 2024. While the plot details remain under wraps it’s rumored to take place in mid-20th century Boston offering a fresh setting for the beloved series.
Cillian Murphy, who portrayed Thomas Shelby expressed openness to reprising his role in the film adaptation. He acknowledged the challenge of transitioning from a successful series to a movie but remains open to a compelling script.
Regarding the spin-off series it’s speculated to delve into the world of Polly Gray the matriarch of the Shelby family. This news holds a bittersweet tone due to the passing of Helen McCrory, who portrayed Polly. Fans mourned her absence in the final season and are eagerly anticipating this exploration of Polly’s character. Given the timeline placement after the original series many speculate that this spin-off will serve as a prequel, focusing on Polly’s earlier years.
It’s exciting to see how these expansions in the Peaky Blinders universe will unfold and continue to captivate audiences.