Lucifer season 5: New character ends Lucifer and Michael’s battle | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

Lucifer season 5: New character ends Lucifer and Michael's battle | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

The countdown for Lucifer’s highly anticipated fifth season is slowly ticking, with eight brand new episodes landing on Netflix on August 21.

After the shocking events of season four’s thrilling finale, Lucifer Morningstar (played by Tom Ellis) is still trapped on his throne in Hell.

For the new instalment, Tom Ellis steps into a dual role as Lucifer’s twin brother, Michael, who usurps the devil’s life amongst the mortals.

However, Mazikeen (Lesley-Ann Brandt) and Amenadiel (DB Woodside) will have to find a way to stop Michael’s plans before he hurts Lucifer’s true love Chloe Decker (Lauren German).

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The brand new trailer for Lucifer’s fifth season has already revealed Lucifer will somehow make it back to Earth to do battle with his brother.

What fans don’t know is if Michael will be vanquished for good, or simply shown the error of his ways to potentially return as a more amiable supporting character.

Plus, there is still no sign of newcomer to the series Dennis Haysbert, who joins the cast as Lucifer and Michael’s God and could play a major part in ending the sibling rivalry.

One fan spotted a tip from Maze star Lesley-Ann Brandt, who previously revealed the real reason God comes down from Heaven.

Brandt then laughed and added: “You know, people only pray when s***’s gone wrong.”

Given this interview took place back in March, viewers previously suspected Lucifer could have fallen out with his brother Amenadiel once again.

Following the release of the new trailer, however, the star’s comments have now taken on a whole new meaning.

The first season of Lucifer revealed the fallen angel hasn’t spoken to his father for some millennia after waging war against Heaven, becoming the King of Hell and taking an extended vacation on Earth.

With Haysbert expected to make an appearance at some point over the next eight episodes, Lucifer and Michael’s battle could finally warrant a visit from their distant father.

As identical twins, the brothers are probably equally weighted against each other, so would need an even more powerful force to put an end to their destructive feud.

This could serve as the obvious entry point for God and kick off the as yet unknown events of the second half of season five.

Lucifer Season 5 Part 1 will be released August 21 on Netflix.

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