Cillian Murphy Wants To Do A Peaky Blinders Film

by : UNILAD on : 07 Nov 2017 15:27

Fans of Peaky Blinders are already pretty excited as there are now only eight days left until the fourth series is out.


But now there is something else to tantalise people as actor Cillian Murphy has said that he wants to make a Peaky Blinders film.

Please world, make this happen.


The latest series will see those fantastic Brummie accents, drama, twists, turns and betrayals return to our television screens on Wednesday November 15 on BBC2 at 9pm.


Get that date in your diary folks!

For a little tease of what is to come, check out the trailer here:

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Little is known about the new series but we do know it will be set around six months after series three’s tantalising finale and will open with gang leader Thomas Shelby, Murphy, opening an intriguing piece of correspondence on Christmas Eve.

New addition Adrien Brody will be shaking things up as he brings his gang into town and we know Tom Hardy will return as we have been getting glimpses of him in trailers.

We can’t wait!


Speaking to Deadline about the upcoming series, Murphy said:


Tommy is trying to convince himself it’s okay. He’s trying to live with it and what happened to the rest of them.

He’s not the sort of character who’s going to go to therapy… It’s an interesting place to find him completely estranged; family was his raison d’etre.

These circumstances and the threat from outside mean the family has to regroup again and become good at what they were good at in series one.

Obviously all the characters are older and all this water’s gone under the bridge, but I see a lot of parallels to series one and I think I do see as Tommy gets older in terms of his legacy and values and principals, if they were sort of atrophied within him, you can see them sort of beginning to stir.


With suggestions that the show will end after series five, creator Steve Knight is now looking at ways of where to take the story after the television programme has finished.

Knight said:

We are also keeping our minds open as regards a movie and we are making progress on the musical. Peaky is now a beast that will not die.


Although these ideas are exciting, Knight needs the backing of his actors and luckily for him Murphy admits that he would be up for making a film.

He said:

Listen, you know Steve has so many ideas, he’s so inventive, I wouldn’t be surprised. For me, I’ve always said as long as the writing stays as good as it is, I’m around.

In theory, yeah absolutely if the writing is as good as it is for the show then for sure. But the musical? That’s not for me, I’m going to pass on that one.

So although we will never see Murphy toe-tapping and singing away as Shelby, we may see him in Peaky Blinders on the big screen in the future.

Topics: Film and TV


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