Netflix ‘Luther’ Movie Idris Elba: Everything We Know So Far

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fans of the luther TV series will have heard by now that a movie is coming to the BBC and Netflix, and now we know it will be released in March 2023. Here’s everything you need to know about Luther: the plot, cast updates, trailers, and the Netflix release date.

luther is an upcoming Netflix Original Movie in a co-production with BBC Films. The movie is directed by Jamie Payne and written by Neil Cross.

Plans have been put in place for a luther film since 2013, when the first scripts were written. But thanks to the series not ending until 2019, plans for the movie took a backseat before being announced in 2020. We first reported on plans to bring luther to Netflix in July 2021.

What is the production status of Luther?

Official production status: Post-production (Last update: 10/18/2022)

Idris Elba revealed in November 2021 with a behind-the-scenes image that filming was underway on the Luther set.

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Filming lasted a few months before ending in mid-February 2022.

What is the plot of luther?

The only synopsis we’ve seen so far for the movie is a similar synopsis to the TV show;

Detective Chief Inspector John Luther is a brilliant London officer, so obsessed with his job that he’s willing to take the darkest paths and break the strictest rules. Based on the LUTER TV Series.

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Who are the confirmed cast members of luther?

So far, only a handful of actors have been confirmed to star in Luther, but of course the most obvious cast is Idris Elba returning to reprise his role as Luther.

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Cynthia Erivo, known for her work on Bad Times at the El Royale and Harriet, has been cast in an unnamed role. However, he has been reported that Erivo will play the role of Luther’s nemesis.

Loved The Lord of the rings Y Planet of the Apes Actor Andy Serkis has also been confirmed and will play the villain.

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Dermot Crowley also returns to reprise his role as Schenk.

We are still waiting to find out who the remaining cast members are.

When is the luther Netflix release date?

Netflix confirmed in November 2022 that the film will be released in March 2023, though an exact release date has yet to be confirmed.

Will Luther be available to stream on Netflix in the UK?

As the film is a co-production between Netflix and BBC Films, it is not clear if luther will be available on Netflix UK.

What is likely to happen is luther it will be available to stream on BBC iPlayer before finally coming to Netflix.

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