Peaky Blinders Movie Starring Cillian Murphy Gets Greenlight from Netflix – Exclusive Details Inside!

Birmingham, UK – Fans of the hit series “Peaky Blinders” can now rejoice as Netflix has officially greenlit the production of a feature film based on the show. The movie will star Oscar winner Cillian Murphy reprising his role as Tommy Shelby, the leader of the iconic Birmingham family clan.

Director Tom Harper, known for his work on projects like “The Aeronauts” and “War & Peace,” will be leading the untitled film. Production is scheduled to begin later this year, with the script penned by “Peaky Blinders” creator Steven Knight. The film will be produced by Caryn Mandabach, Knight, Murphy, and Guy Heeley, with executive producers including Harper and others.

While plot details and casting information are being kept under wraps, Knight has hinted that the movie’s story will be set during World War II. Both Murphy and Harper have expressed their excitement for the project, with Murphy stating, “It is very gratifying to be recollaborating with Steven Knight and Tom Harper on the film version of ‘Peaky Blinders.’ This is one for the fans.”

The original series, which first aired in 2013, became a global phenomenon and ran for six successful seasons. The show transitioned from BBC Two to BBC One in 2019 and garnered numerous accolades, including a BAFTA award for Best Drama. The final season concluded in 2022, leaving fans eager for more of the Shelby family saga.

Murphy, who recently won the Best Actor Academy Award for his role in “Oppenheimer,” has been busy with various projects, including producing and starring in “Small Things Like These.” He is currently working on “Steve” and has signed on for “Blood Runs Coal,” showing no signs of slowing down in his career.

The anticipation for the “Peaky Blinders” movie is high, with Knight promising an “explosive chapter” that will bring the iconic story to new heights. As fans eagerly await more details about the film, the collaboration between Knight, Murphy, and Harper is sure to deliver a thrilling cinematic experience for both dedicated followers of the series and newcomers alike.