As Season 5 of “Peaky Blinders” begins, the U.K. is in the throes of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 — the worst financial disaster in world history.
Cillian Murphy is now gangster-turned politician Tommy Shelby, who will face some critical political decisions that will impact the future of the nation.
We now know the season will hit Netflix for U.S. customers on October 4.
Plenty of cast members are returning to Season 5, like Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Kate Phillips, Natasha O’Keeffe, Aidan Gillen, Jack Rowan, Charlie Murphy, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Harry Kirton, Packy Lee, Ned Dennehy, Ian Peck, and Benjamin Zephaniah.
New characters joining the fold include:
Sam Claflin, Anya Taylor-Joy, Brian Gleeson, Kate Dickie, Cosmo Jarvis, and Emmett J Scanlan.
Neil Maskell will play Winston Churchill.