LUTHER star Idris Elba has confirmed a film model of the hit BBC present goes forward.
The 47-year-old actor made the announcement after amassing a Bafta – telling followers: “It’s taking place.”
There’s a Luther film on the best way, Idris Elba has revealedCredit score: BBC
Chatting with the press about Luther, he stated: “I’ve maintained that I would wish to see it come to a movie.
“That is what I feel we’re headed in the direction of, a movie. I am trying ahead to creating that occur.”
He then confirmed: “It’s taking place.”
Idris additionally hinted that the big-screen model with have a funds to match that would see John Luther travelling the world.
He revealed the bombshell after amassing a TV Bafta final eveningCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The BBC drama has been successful because it launched in the summertime of 2010Credit score: BBC
The star added: “With a movie, the sky is the restrict.
“Clearly, you is usually a little bit extra daring within the storylines, perhaps worldwide, a little bit bit kind of up the dimensions.
“However John Luther is at all times going to be John Luther.”
A movie model of the BBC drama has long been rumoured to be in the works with creator Neil Cross even penning a script.
Idris teased some particulars about what the film would possibly compriseCredit score: Represented by ZUMA Press, Inc.
He hinted that the big-screen model will probably be Luther go away LondonCredit score: WARNING: Use of this picture is topic to the phrases of use of BBC Footage’ Digital Image
Talking earlier this 12 months, Idris defined: “Luther has all of the components to echo these basic movies of the 90s like Seven and Alongside Got here A Spider.
“I feel what we’d like to try is use that as a blueprint to create it. It is going to be extra homicide, extra Volvos, extra frowning Luther.
“Basically we simply need to attempt to take it to a a lot greater remit and scale and maybe worldwide as nicely.”
A clean-shaven Idris final evening picked up the Particular Award on the TV Baftas, which have been being held just about.
He joked: “Thanks, initially thanks Bafta for giving me this chance and eventually recognising me.”