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Idris Elba confirms filming on ‘Luther’ movie is underway

House Of Fraser British Academy Television Awards 2016 - Winners Room
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Idris Elba confirms filming on the Luther movie is underway with a snapshot to his social media page! On Wednesday the British actor, who recently starred in the Jay-Z produced Netflix Western, The Harder They Fall, will reprise his role from the hit detective series as well as produce the spin-off film, announced the news on Instagram.

"Oi……I’m back!' the 49-year-old actor wrote on Instagram while sharing with his 5 million followers a clipboard and a look at his detective outfit. As expected the post made many Luther fans very excited, with many commenting that it was "The Best News of 2021".

One fan wrote in response, "omg, best news ever ? ?, this is 1 of my favorite shows ever!!!!" While a second added, "WHAT???!!!!! YESSSSSSSS!!!! ???" Check out the post below!

According to reports, Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis were recently added to the cast of the film, which will be made by Netflix in association with the BBC.