Cynthia Erivo & Andy Serkis to Star Alongside Idris Elba in Neil Cross' British Crime Drama Luther

in New Feature Film at Netflix


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Cynthia Erivo And Andy Serkis To Star Alongside Idris Elba In Neil Cross' British Crime Drama "Luther" In New Feature Film At Netflix

Jamie Payne to Direct

Multi-award winning international hit crime series Luther created by Neil Cross for the BBC will continue in a feature film at Netflix under its pact with Chernin Entertainment.

Cast: Grammy, Tony, Emmy Winner and Two-time Academy Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo (Harriet) and Emmy Award Nominee Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, War for the Planet of the Apes) to star alongside Golden Globe Nominee Idris Elba in titular role

Director: Emmy Award Nominee Jamie Payne

Writer: Emmy Award Nominee Neil Cross (Mosquito Coast)

Producers: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and David Ready for Chernin Entertainment, Neil Cross, Idris Elba

Executive Producer: Dan Finlay for Chernin Entertainment; Priscilla Parish for BBC Studios; Kris Thykier

Produced in association with the BBC

The project will be an epic continuation of the Luther saga reimagined for film.

The series which premiered in 2010 has completed five seasons on the BBC. Elba has won two Golden Globes and a Royal Television Society best actor award for his performance in the titular role.

The announcement of Luther follows Chernin Entertainment's Fear Street trilogy which debuted on Netflix this summer. Next up from Chernin and Netflix is Slumberland starring Jason Momoa.

Source Netflix, Inc.

September 15, 2021 10:42am ET by Netflix, Inc.  


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