‘Luther 4’ has finished filming

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Luther star Idris Elba has revealed that filming is now complete on the crime drama’s upcoming two-part special.

The Thor actor began filming the new story in East London last month, reprising his role as murder detective DCI John Luther.

Speaking in a brief video released on BBC One’s Facebook page, Elba announced: “It is a wrap!”

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The official synopsis for Luther 4 teases: “Luther’s back. Pitted against his most chilling adversary yet, haunted by the ghosts of his past and hell-bent on retribution, he’s drawn into a terrifyingly complex case that pushes him closer to the edge than he’s ever been.”

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Written by the crime drama’s creator Neil Cross and directed by Sam Miller (Fortitude), the two 60-minute episodes will feature Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Darren Boyd (Spy) amongst the guest cast.

Luther 4 will air on BBC One this autumn.

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