After a really, very, very lengthy wait for brand new Lucifer episodes, Netflix lastly dropped the primary half of Season 5 on Aug. 21, revealing what occurred to the Lord of Hell following his return to the underworld within the Season four finale.
However how lengthy will it’s till the charming satan can come again to Earth and reunite with Chloe? Spoiler alert: one other character beats him to it.
When does Lucifer come again to Earth in Season 5? (SPOILERS)
The satan has an evil twin? That’s a plot twist we by no means would’ve predicted. Although Lucifer seems to return to L.A. in Episode 1, the viewers learns that it’s really his brother Michael impersonating him with out his data.
Lucifer doesn’t discover out about his sibling’s shenanigans till the tip of Episode 2, and by then, Michael’s had loads of time to do some critical harm. “So that you’re telling me that my dickhead twin confirmed up on Earth, assumed my id, after which wreaked all kinds of havoc on my life?” he asks Amenadiel, who knowledgeable him of Michael’s arrival.
The fallen archangel formally returns to Earth firstly of Episode 3 — “Burnt espresso and physique odor by no means smelled so good,” he muses — however instantly comes face-to-face with a skeptical Chloe. Fortunately, a fast show of his powers is all it takes to persuade the murder detective that it’s actually him as a substitute of Michael.
Later within the episode, Lucifer and Michael sq. off, with the latter asking, “How do you just like the mess I made?”
Actor Tom Ellis, who performs each brothers, admitted that filming this storyline was extremely difficult. “It was completely exhausting. But it surely was a whole lot of enjoyable,” the 41-year-old shared in an interview with TheWrap.
“One of many beginning factors for me was I wished Michael to be very totally different from Lucifer. But it surely needed to be, like, old-school appearing ideas behind that versus, like, massive prosthetics and altering issues in VFX and stuff,” he defined.
“I had to return to fundamentals and take into consideration physicality, take into consideration stroll, take into consideration voice, after which begin to meld these issues collectively,” he mentioned, noting that giving Michael an American accent “instantly makes him much less charming.” (Burn.)
Tom confessed to feeling like a fraud at instances. “It was a problem for me turning up on set the primary day to play Michael,” he expressed, “as a result of I used to be working with the identical individuals I’ve labored with for 5 years who’re simply so used to me entering into the footwear of Lucifer and being Lucifer, that I type of struggled a bit mentally.”
Half 1 of Season 5 ends with God’s introduction.
Who higher to interrupt up a battle between Lucifer, Michael, and Amenadiel than their dad — who occurs to be God (performed by Dennis Haysbert, aka the “Allstate Man”). Although we solely catch a glimpse of the creator of the universe, Tom hinted at what followers can count on in future episodes.
“It’s wonderful as a result of digging into that emotional stuff — there’s a few scenes I did with Dennis the place I’m simply so glad we’ve accomplished it as a result of it actually type of received to the very, very core of what Lucifer is about,” the Welsh star instructed TheWrap.
“It’s a little bit of a horrible tease that he is available in proper on the finish of the primary half of Season 5, however the second half of Season 5 I believe is the strongest run of episodes we’ve ever accomplished on the present.”
The primary eight episodes of Lucifer’s fifth season can be found to stream on Netflix now.