Idris Elba confirms film version of ‘Luther’ is happening

Idris Elba poses at the 'Yardie' photo call during the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 22, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.; Shutterstock ID 1223473105

British actor Idris Elba has confirmed that  BBC crime drama “Luther” is coming to the big screen.

It was not the first time he discussed the film version of   series. The actor previously talked about the project last month.

On Friday, he once again confirmed that a movie version of his hit BBC TV series “Luther” is happening.

He was speaking to reporters after receiving one of BAFTA’s highest honours, the BAFTA Special Award the British actor said: “I’ve maintained I’d like to see it come to a film, and that is where I think we are heading towards — a film. And I’m looking forward to making that happen. It is happening.”

He continued, “With film, the sky is the limit. You can be a little bit more bold with the storylines. And a little bit more international, and a little more up the scale. But John Luther is always going to be John Luther.”

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