Cillian Murphy confirmed to reprise his Tommy Shelby character for Peaky Blinders movie

Fresh off to his best actor win at the 2024 Oscars, Cilllian Murphy is already creating buzz of another of his beloved character.

‘Peaky Blinders’ creators Steven Knight has been teasing a movie version of the BBC show since before the finale aired and on Tuesday, he confirmed the project and the return of Murphy’s role as Birmingham gang leader Tommy Shelby.

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In a conversation with Birmingham World, Knight said, “He is definitely returning for it,” while he was at the premiere of his new BBC drama The Town.

The creator added that Peaky Blinders movie will go on floor in September as they will start shooting in Digbeth.

He also praised the actor for his Oscar, which he won for Oppenheimer. “It was so deserved. I mean he’s brilliant, and he’s such a great human being, and he leads the line when we’re shooting and he’s so level headed and straight forward.”