'Luther' Creator Eyes Movie Version

Idris Elba’s Luther Coming to The Big Screen?

A prequel to the popular British crime drama series may hit theaters next year

by Team Ebony, August 30, 2013

'Luther' Creator Eyes Movie Version

'Luther' Creator Eyes Movie Version

It is looking good for fans of hard-hitting British cop drama Luther, starring Idris Elba, with a possible big-screen outing coming into focus.

With the BBC TV show created by Neil Cross ending after three seasons and the team ruling out more TV outings — Elba was a producer as well as the show's star — there is now talk of a movie version. Cross has told British media that he is aiming to get a movie version made next year, having written a script as a prequel detailing how Elba's character, John Luther, ends up the dark, conflicted and hardened detective in the TV show.

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