Lucifer season 5 has announced that Supernatural star Rob Benedict will feature in a guest role.

According to TVLine, the actor, who regularly pops up in Supernatural as God (aka Chuck Shurley), will appear in season 5 as Vincent Le Mec, “a hardened French Mercenary whose violent work brings him to Los Angeles — and into the crosshairs of Lucifer, Chloe and the LAPD”.

Benedict’s appearance in Lucifer, which was filmed just before the ongoing pandemic forced production to halt, will come in the 15th episode of the season.

The fifth season has now finally been confirmed to arrive on Netflix on August 21, despite some confusion caused by the streaming platform.

Previously, if you searched for the show on Netflix, the message “Season 5 Part 1 Coming 21 August” would appear on the preview menu. However, that message was later removed.

Since then, Netflix has cleared up any misunderstanding by officially announcing its release date with a 66.6-second video of the show’s sexiest moments.

“News: Lucifer S5 Part 1 arrives on 21 August. Hell yes,” the streaming service confirmed.

While the first half of season 5 hasn’t even been released yet, Netflix has already renewed Lucifer for a sixth – and final – season.

“The devil made us do it. #Lucifer will return for a sixth and final season. Like, FINAL final,” read a tweet from the show’s official Twitter account.