Peaky Blinders is a British Netflix TV series, based on a fictional notorious gang in Birmingham, England. It follows the exploits of the Peaky Blinders crime gang in the direct aftermath of the First World War. The series is fragmentary based on real incidents. The fictional gang represents the real youth gang "Peaky Blinders" who were active in Birmingham from the 1890s to the 1910s. It was created by Steven Knight, and the main characters are Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby, the boss of the gang, Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby, and Helen McCrory as Elizabeth "Polly" Gray. The TV series came in a total of six seasons, and there were speculations about the seventh season but then creator Steven Knight announced that rather than the seventh season there will be a movie, which will bring an end to the Peaky Blinders series.
What will be the storyline of the movie "Peaky Blinder"?
According to some resources and Steven Knight, the movie will revolve around the second world war and Knight wanted the saga to end with a conflict. Speaking to radiotimes.com knight told that movie is all about an untold story that happened during the Second World War in which peaks will have a vibrant role. He further informed that Polly Gray, who was previously played by Helen McCrory, will remain to be an important part of the film.
There is no other official information available, but following the last season, a lot can be assumed about how the film will go and what potential directions Steven Knight could take to frame the movie.
A lot of scenarios can be predicted to happen. For instance, Tommy fought Nazis and the British Union of Fascists. And a dispute between Duke-Tommy’s illegitimate Son and his exiled uncle Finn Shelby. Also, as Jack Melson and Gina Gray were left alive last season, they might want to take revenge on Tommy for what happened to their plan and Michael. Or what will happen to Lady Diana Mosley and Sir Oswald, who were the criminals behind the wrong diagnosis delivered by Dr. Holford?
Nothing is very clear at the moment, but for sure the movie will be much more interesting than expected.
Who Will Be Cast in the Peaky Blinders movie?
Cillian Murphy, will for sure be there in the movie, who will continue to play the lead role of Tommy Shelby, as it is hard to imagine the Peaky Blinders movie without the leader of the gang. The resources have also confirmed that Tommy’s troubled brother, Arthur Shelby, as Paul Anderson in the series, will also be featured in the movie.
Other actors and characters that will be included in the movie have not been confirmed yet. Steven Knight, throughout the series, included many different stars, playing different characters and it can be expected to see all the relevant characters in the movie, especially stars who played Tommy’s family member roles, like Finn Cole, Sophie Rundle, Harry Kirton, Natasha O’Keefe and Tommy illegitimate son Duke. Moreover, Graham’s roles as Hayden Stagg and James Frecheville may also be included in the movies because they were added in the last seasons.
There are a few characters, which definitely viewers will not be able to see in the movie, including Emmett J. Scanlan as Billy Grade and Charlene Mckenna as Captain Swing, because they have been murdered in the final series. However, if the movie included some flashbacks, then these characters might be visible to viewers.
When the Movie Is Going to Release? Are There Any Trailers Released Yet?
There has been no particular date announced for the movie, but knight announced in April 2021, that almost 18 months will take to start the production. It can be assumed that production will happen at the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023. Therefore it can be expected that the movie will release by 2024 and hit the cinemas. Therefore, no trailers have been released yet, as the filmmaking process still has some time to start and produce highlights for the trailer.
Since Steven Knight announced that Peaky Blinders will continue to the big screen as a film, its followers and fans are impatiently waiting for its release as it is going to conclude the epic story.
It is advised by the Peaky Blinders team to the fans to keep checking social media for movie updates. It is going to be thrilling and fascinating.