Idris Elba teases Luther movie


Idris Elba is looking to take Luther from the small screen to the big screen.

The 45-year-old played the maverick detective John Luther in 5 seasons of the popular BBC drama. 

For his role Idris won a Golden Globe Award and received four Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie.

The final season which aired in 2019 ended on a cliff-hanger with Luther being arrested and the possible death of serial killer Alice Morgan (Ruth Wilson).

In a Zoom Q&A with Sky News about his current show, In The Long Run, the actor teased the return of Luther.

"There isn't a real formal plan for Luther at the moment. I've made it very clear that I'd like to see Luther come back as a film. And I can tell you this, that we are this close to making a film of Luther," said Idris.

ALSO READ | Luther's Wunmi Mosaku gives us an inside peek into the new season and tells us what it’s like working alongside Idris Elba

Watch Luther and In the Long Run on Showmax.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. (Sources: Sky News, Cover Media)

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