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 fallen sun, including 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.
When is the Luther: the fallen sun Netflix release date?
Netflix confirmed in November 2022 that the film will be released in March 2023 and now we know that it is it will be released on March 10, 2023.
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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: the fallen sun it will be available to stream on BBC iPlayer before finally coming to Netflix.
What is the production status of Luther: the fallen sun?
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 set of Luther.
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.
Idris has compared Luther to Bond in an exclusive interview with TotalFilm. He told them: “It’s not a competition, but I mean Bond as a model for the kind of film we’re looking for,” adding: “John is a main character in a film of which he is the hero. That’s the comparison I’m making. Some movies do well, Bond is one of them. But my ambition is for it to have that kind of scale, that reverence. I want people to say, ‘Ooh! Luther, the first movie? Wicked.’ And to continue that. And then maybe later on, when he’s too old, someone else will step in to play John.”
Who are the confirmed cast members of luther?
Only a handful of actors have been confirmed so far to star. Luther, but of course the most obvious cast is the return of Idris Elba to reprise his role as Luther.
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.
My love The Lord of the rings Y Planet of the Apes Actor Andy Serkis has also been confirmed and will play the villain.
Rounding out the cast for Luther: The Fallen Sun includes:
- Dermot Crowley returning to reprise his role as Schenk.
- Peter Theobald as DC Williams
- lauryn ajufo like Anya
- henry hereford as Brian Lee
- alexander-anderson as Ian Moore
- einar kuusk as Arkady Kachimov
- travis james as a prisoner/riot guard
- Natasha Patel as Lydia Deng
- andy apollo as a bartender
- Sonja Tenner as Private Security
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