BBC AMERICA AND BBC ONE RELEASE FIRST LOOK AT IDRIS ELBA IN "LUTHER" SPECIAL
Golden Globe(R)-winning actor Idris Elba reprises his iconic role as DCI John Luther for BBC AMERICA
Luther's back! BBC AMERICA and BBC One today released the first look at the upcoming Luther special. DCI John Luther (Elba) is pitted against his most chilling adversary yet, as he dishes out his unique brand of justice. Haunted by the ghosts of his past and hell-bent on retribution, he's drawn into a terrifyingly complex case that pushes him closer to the edge than he's ever been.
Written and created by Emmy(R)-nominated Neil Cross and directed by Sam Miller (No Good Deed, Fortitude) the Luther special will also star Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Inbetweeners Movie), Darren Boyd (Fortitude, Spy), John Heffernan (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Ripper Street) and Patrick Malahide (Indian Summers, The Paradise), with Michael Smiley and Dermot Crowley returning as Benny Silver and DSU Martin Schenk respectively.
Luther is a BBC In-House Drama Production and BBC AMERICA co-production distributed by BBC Worldwide. The executive producer is Elizabeth Kilgarriff for BBC Drama Production, England and the producer is Marcus Wilson.