PEAKY BINDERS Casts Sam Claflin In Role For Season 5

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Sam Clafin poses in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Peaky Blinders have announced a number of new cast members including Sam Claflin (Adrift).

Claflin joins previously announced new cast members Brian Gleeson and Anya Taylor-Joy.

Season five finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy Shelby MP (Murphy) is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realizes that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.

The fifth season is directed by Anthony Byrne and produced by Annie Harrison-Baxter. Peaky Blinders is produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Drama for BBC One; executive producers are Caryn Mandabach, Knight, Jamie Glazebrook, David Mason, Cillian Murphy, Patrick Spence and Tommy Bulfin.

The BAFTA winning drama that’s led by Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson is currently filming and expected to air in 2019.