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BBC will revive Detective Luther in 2-hour miniseries


A year after the completion of the British detective "Luther", the BBC decided to revive the television project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, BBC America announced the return of the drama starring Idris Elba in a two-part miniseries in 2015. Elba will once again try on the image of John Luther, a detective on solving serial crimes, whose intellect is not always able to keep him from reckless actions.

The creator of the series, Neil Cross, who has repeatedly stated that the franchise is still alive, will write the script to the series, which will be co-produced by BBC Drama Production and BBC America. "Since we said goodbye to John Luther on the Southworth Bridge, there has hardly been a minute when I have not thought about what will happen after," - said Cross. – And I decided to find out. We will reassemble the group; Luther will return to where he belongs. Back to the BBC. In London. Go to work.

Production will begin in and around London in March 2015. It is slated to premiere late next year on BBC America.

News of Luther's revival came a few days later. days after Fox announced its intention to develop a US version of the series, teaming up with Cross and Elba. Elba has no plans to star in the series if the green light is given, but will take over the executive producer.

"Luther" aired from 2010 to 2013 and has three seasons and fourteen episodes. The series has been nominated eight times for Emmy Awards, including, twice in the Best Miniseries category. In 2011, Idris Elba was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Actor.

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