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Tom Ellis parties with Cat Deeley and Nicholas Hoult as production for Lucifer season 5 kicks off

Tom Ellis was looking devillishly handsome at the American Friends of Covent Garden event in Beverly Hills (Picture: Getty Images)

Tom Ellis took a break from working on Lucifer Season five to party with some fellow Brits at the American Friends of Covent Garden bash in California.

The actor was snapped rubbing shoulders with the likes of Nicholas Hoult, Vanessa Kirby and Cat Deeley at the event held at Jean Georges in Beverly Hills.

Tom, 40, looked as dapper as ever as he posed for snaps with his wife Meaghan Oppenheimer, following their romantic wedding ceremony back in June.

Cat Deeley, Vanessa Kirby and Charlie’s Angels star Ella Balinska all cut chic figures at the bash to celebrate The Royal Opera House and The Royal Ballet.

Meanwhile Nicholas Hoult and Noomi Rapace were also spotted rubbing shoulders at the star-studded event.

Tom also caught up with his Lucifer co-star Lesley-Ann Brandt as they pair prepare to get to work on the final season of their popular comedy-drama.

The Lucifer star attended the bash with his wife Meaghan Oppenheimer (Picture: Getty Images)
The British actor also posed alongside his co-star Lesley-Ann Brandt (Picture: Getty Images)

It’s safe to say fans are still miffed that season five will be the last, despite its huge popularity and impressive ratings.

Lucifer showrunner Ildy Modrovich has thanked fans for their support of the show as they campaign for season 6 – but reaffirmed the show will still be ending as planned.

The cult favourite was previously saved from extinction after its axe by Fox after season three triggered a fan campaign so strong Netflix took notice, buying the show and giving it a new life for season four.

Cat Deeley looked stunning in a chic slip dress (Picture: MEGA)
Noomi Rapace and Nicholas Hoult were also spotted at the exclusive bash (Picture: Getty Images)

So when it was announced that season five would be the show’s final season, dedicated Lucifans have been pushing to try and keep the series alive – with cast members even admitting that they assumed the show would run until at least six.

But Ildy, who co-runs the show alongside Joe Henderson, penned an open letter on behalf of the cast and crew, clearing up misconceptions and affirming that, despite the fight for more seasons, the show will still be ending after five.

Actress Ella Balinska, who star in the upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot wowed in a plunging mini dress (Picture: Getty Images)

She wrote: ‘We know there’s been a lot of confusion over the recent announcement that is our last season. Many are wondering if they should fight for more?

‘While we feel just as sad as many of you do that this marvellous ride is coming to an end, a fight won’t change things right now.’

Explaining that decision to announce the show ending so early on in the production, Ildy explained: ‘We spoke to our partners at Netflix and Warner Bros, and you should all know TREMENDOUS care and consideration was put into making this decision.

‘In fact, the whole reason they decided to announce that it was our fifth and final season simultaneously is because they know how devoted and passionate our fans (and we!) are and wanted to give y’all (and us!) as much time as they could to accept and process the news.’

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