Gangster Series ‘Peaky Blinders’ Debut’s In US On Netflix Sept. 30th

Gangster Series ‘Peaky Blinders’ Debut’s In US On Netflix Sept. 30th

All you period piece fans can get ready to add yet another top notch drama series to your list this week, when the British crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ debuts on Netflix. At midnight on September 30th, in association with The Weinstein Company and Endemol, the critically acclaimed gangster series will become available exclusively on Netflix here in the US. Great news for fans who have been hearing about the series which stars Cillian Murphy (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight Rises”).

A gripping drama, “Peaky Blinders” takes place in 1919 Birmingham, England, and follows the Shelby family, who lead the title group — a feared gang named for their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps. Until now they have made money from illegal bookmaking, protection and the black market, but when a crate of guns from the local arms factory falls into his possession, Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) recognizes an opportunity to move up in the world. As rival gangs, communist revolutionaries and IRA Fenians descend on the city in pursuit of the weapons, Winston Churchill dispatches a ruthless police chief (Sam Neill) from Belfast to impose order on an increasingly lawless city and recover the guns.

Season one will make it’s home at Netflix this September 30th, with Season two arriving in November. The later will see Hollywood star Tom Hardy added to the cast, along with his new wife Charlotte Riley. “‘”Peaky Blinders’ captivated audiences in the UK with its compelling storylines, powerful performances and stunningly beautiful imagery, and we cannot wait for our US audience to experience the series for the first time on Netflix“,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix. “”We are thrilled to add this must-see series to our roster of exclusive content in the U.S.“”

The series also stars, Sam Neill (“The Tudors,” “Jurassic Park”), Helen McCrory (“Hugo,” “Harry Potter,”), Annabelle Wallis (“Snow White and the Huntsman”, ”The Tudors”), Paul Anderson (“The Firm”), Iddo Goldberg (“Secret Diary of a Call Girl”) and Charlie Creed-Miles (“Wild Bill”). Tom Hardy (“Inception”, “The Dark Knight Rises”), Noah Taylor (“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, “Game of Thrones”) and Charlotte Riley (“Edge of Tomorrow”) join the cast for Season 2. Created and written by Steven Knight (“Dirty Pretty Things”, “Eastern Promises”).

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