Lucifer: Coming to an End!

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Lucifer's reign on Netflix will be a short one. 

The popular series will come to a close for good after one more season on the streamer, according to TV Line.

The news is somewhat surprising, especially when you consider how vocal the fanbase was when the show was canceled by Fox after three seasons last year. 

Lucifer and Eve

Then again, the series will be getting a full final season to wrap the story up so that counts for something. 

Related: Lucifer Canceled at Fox

“We are so incredibly thankful to Netflix for resurrecting our show last season, and now letting us finish the story of Lucifer on our terms,” reads a statement from co-showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich.

“Most importantly, we want to thank the fans for their incredible passion and support. The best is yet to come!”

Lucifer Season 4 Poster

The words from the showrunners certainly makes it sound like it was a mutual decision, but surely more details will come out eventually. 

Netflix does not typically release viewership for its shows, but it's thought that Lucifer was a success story for the streamer. 

It's unclear at this stage how many episodes the final season will span, but the finer details of the renewal are probably being ironed out at this moment in time. 

Inbar Lavi as Eve - Lucifer

The 10-episode fourth season landed on Netflix in May, so it was only a matter of time before the show's fate was decided. 

Netflix brass have previously opened up about using 28-day viewership data to make renewal decisions. 

Related: The Devil Rises at Netflix: Lucifer Renewed!

Lucifer stars Tom Ellis as the titular devil. When the show kicked off, he was bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell. 

He resigned his throne in defiance to his father (God) and left the kingdom behind to live in Los Angeles, where he ultimately opened a nightclub called "Lux."

The Devil's 69 - Lucifer

After working on a murder case with Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German), he becomes a consultant to the LAPD. 

What are your thoughts on the decision to end the series again?

Hit the comments below. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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Lucifer Quotes

Chloe: I know how fans can get obsessed with their idols.
Lucifer: Yes, and with their boobs. Like after you did Hot Tub High School, Detective.

Well, you may have crossed paths with God, but you certainly never made a deal with the devil now, did you?

Lucifer