May. 04, 2010
60 min.
BBC America TV Network

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Luther (UK)

Luther is a psychological crime drama series starring Idris Elba as Luther, a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

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"Luther:" Netflix Steps in; Movie is a Go

Show creator Neil Cross wrote the script. No word, unfortunately, as to whether or not Alice, Luther's crazy ex-girlfriend, will make an appearance.

Production begins in November, according to this article. No specific dates were offered as to when they would be finished.

3 weeks ago - Comment [0]

"Luther" Creator Confirms New Episodes Coming

... but other than that, no details are available.

When pressed for those details, writer Neil Cross said, "I don't know what I'm allowed to say -- which is an answer in itself, isn't it?"

No word on whether or not Luther's psychopathic ex-girlfriend Alice will be back somehow (that death scene looked pretty convincing).

12 months ago - Comment [3]

Idris Elba Says "A Luther Movie is Close to Happening"
Elba wants his signature character, John Luther, to be on the Big Screen. "There isn't a real format plan for Luther at the moment," he said during an interview. Playing DCI Luther takes a "psychological toll," from which he needs to recover. Luther's arrest will make being a policeman again difficult, but it might be a good setup for a movie.

1 year ago - Comment [1]

Will There be a Season Six for "Luther" ...?

According to an article at Digital Spy, the BBC would be fools not to have another season, and you can read why here.

1 year ago - Comment [0]

'Luther' Renewed For Season 5

BBC America announced this week that Luther will be returning for a fifth season. Four new episodes of the British crime drama have been ordered, with production set to kick off in early 2018.
The critically-acclaimed series follows John Luther, a Detective Chief Inspector for the Serious and Serial Crime Unit. His dedicated and obsessive nature leaves him unable to prevent himself from being consumed by the darkness of the crimes he deals with on a daily basis.
While no premiere date for Season 5 has been announced, a return sometime next year appears likely. The upcoming episodes will be the first new season of Luther in over two years.

4 years ago - Comment [3]

Fox Reboot Of "Luther" Scrapped

Fox's planned remake of BBC1's "Luther" have been scrapped, due to not being able to find a suitable person to play the part, according to Dana Walden, the CEO of the network. "House of Cards" star Mahershala Ali was a contender for the role before the idea was scrapped altogether.

There was also the issue of why watch a remake when the original is available.

4 years ago - Comment [2]

Luther's four-episode third season has just received an official premiere date from BBC America. Luther's third series will air four days in a row on the network, from September 3-6th. The show's third series will feature actress Sienna Guillory as Luther's new love interest, though the plot for series 3 is being kept under tight wraps.

8 years ago - Comment [8]

The first out of four episodes in season two premiered on Jun. 14, 2011, on BBC One.

10 years ago - Comment [1]
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