Is Luther coming to the big screen? Recently, star Idris Elba teased plans for a film adaptation for the BBC TV show, Deadline reports.
The UK drama stars Elba as Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) John Luther, who works in the Serious and Serial Crime Unit. The cast also includes Ruth Wilson, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Steven Mackintosh, Indira Varma, Paul McGann, Saskia Reeves, and Warren Brown.
During a recent press junket, Elba revealed that there are now “formal plans” for a sixth season. However, the actor shared that the team behind Luther is very close to making a movie:
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.”
What do you think? Are you a big fan of the Luther TV series? Would you watch a movie?