Luther: script for movie is being written

Idris Elba has confirmed that his acclaimed BBC crime drama, Luther, is close to making it to the big screen – as creator Neil Cross is presently writing the script… Elba was speaking to The Independent when he was asked about a transfer from the small to silver screen for his iconic detective. “We are really … >

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Luther series 5: the first trailer lands

The return of Idris Elba as Luther is edging ever closer, and we’ve now got the first trailer for his return in series 5 of the show. It’s right here, in fact… We’ve not got a transmission date yet, but we’ll let you know when we do… January 2018 Idris Elba is suited up, as … >

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‘Hard Sun’ finale review (spoilers)

The sunset arrives for Hard Sun series 1. Will there be a series 2? Apparently series creator Neil Cross has a plan for five series up his sleeve, which given the ratings seems ambitious. The end of series 1 doesn’t feel certain that there’s a future in a series about the future being extinguished. When … >

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Hard Sun episode 5 review

SPOILERS If Hard Sun proves anything, it’s that you should never mix work and family. For instance, I have to clap my hands over my ears and yell ‘LALALALALALA!’ whenever my dad tries to talk to me about Hard Sun. Work and family have been part of a messy, violent knot since Episode 1, but … >

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‘Hard Sun’ Episode 1 Review

Take a cursory glance at Twitter (the best kind of glance), and you’d be misled into thinking that the world was going to end any day now. Fortunately BBC One’s new Saturday night diversion ‘Hard Sun’ gives us all a cheerily optimistic 5 years before the great big horrid orange death-ball eradicates us all. The … >

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BBC’s new apocalyptic drama Hard Sun scheduled for January

Amongst the many drama big hitters landing on our screens in January is the BBC’s brand new apocalyptic drama, Hard Sun. This one’s come from Luther creator Neil Cross, and it stars Jim Sturgess and Agyness Deyn. They play detectives Robert Hucks and Elaine Renko, who are battling to enforce the law, even as the … >

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Luther: new update on series 5

As had been rumoured, Idris Elba is set to return for more episodes of Luther in 2018, with series 5 of the show edging closer to production. In a new interview with Deadline, the show’s creator and writer Neil Cross has now confirmed that the final script for the new episodes of the show has … >

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‘Luther’ Season 4 Episode 2 review: Eventful, exhilarating and unhinged

Although this fourth run of Luther is criminally short, no one could accuse writer Neil Cross of stinting on content. Last week’s first episode was a mind-boggling rush of introductions, deaths, departures and returns that saw DCI John Luther’s perennial love interest Alice Morgan murdered off-screen, new arrival Theo Bloom blown up on-screen and the … >

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‘Luther’ Season 4 episode guide

Idris Elba returns to BBC One as murder detective DCI John Luther for a brand new two-part Luther special. 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. > Buy the … >

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