Netflix's decision to rescue Lucifer after Fox canceled the series last month happened in the nick of time just as the options on the cast were about to expire at the end of Friday, according to Deadline.
While Netflix has yet to announce when Lucifer's next season will air, this does mark the first time the streaming service has licensed a DC Comics property.
Currently, Netflix has been the home for Marvel TV shows like, , , , and .
Based on the comic book characters created by Neil Gaiman for the of DC Comics, Lucifer tells the tale of the original fallen angel Lucifer Morningstar (played by Tom Ellis) who helps LAPD detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German) solve murders.
The show also stars Rachael Harris, DB Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Aimee Garcia, Tricia Helfer, Scarlett Estevez and Kevin Alejandro.
The cast and crew were understandably elated when they learned the news Friday that Lucifer would continue with season 4 on Netflix.
The actors and showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich also thanked the fans who championed the series with the hashtag #SaveLucifer on social media starting last month to show support in hopes of saving the series from cancellation.