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Jamie Payne and Neil Cross’ mystery novel Luther: The Fallen Sun was released in 2023. It is a follow-up to the eponymous British television series from 2010 to 2019. Idris Elba, who also serves as the movie’s producer, co-stars as John Luther alongside Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis.
Fans of BBC’s Luther were disappointed to lose their favorite DCI, John Luther, as the show ended with its fifth and final season in 2019. Yet because of the show’s success, he will be back in the upcoming movie Luther: The Fallen Sun in February. Idris Elba will play John Luther one last time in the film. Elba is one of the project’s producers as well. The brilliant DCI John Luther is followed in Luther: The Fallen Sun, who is now imprisoned and dishonored as a serial killer and terrorizes London. To find the murderer, he escapes from prison.
The film, written by Neil Cross and directed by Jamie Payne, continues the first long-running British series. It will serve as the story’s final chapter. It’s time to get to know London’s best since the movie will shortly be released. The show’s five seasons are currently streaming on Hulu if you still need to start watching it. See all we know about Luther: The Fallen Sun, including the cast, characters, release date, plot, and more, while you wait.
- Idris Elba as John Luther
- Cynthia Erivo as Odette Raine
- Andy Serkis as David Robey
- Dermot Crowley as Martin Schenk
- Thomas Coombes as Archie Woodward
- Hattie Morahan as Corinne Aldrich
- Lauryn Ajufo as Anya Raine
- Vincent Regan as Dennis McCabe
- Ross Waiton as Newman
- Dan Li as Wong
- Edward Hogg as Derek Standish
- Einar Kuusk as Kachimov
- Tom McCall as Freddie – Assault Squad
- Carl Spencer as Jamal – Assault Squad
- Amy Trigg as Bullpen Tech
- Natasha Patel as Lydia
- Jess Liaudin as Nilsson
- Alexander Anderson as Ian Moore
What is the Release Date of Luther: The Fallen Sun?
There will be physical and digital editions of Luther: The Fallen Sun. On February 24, 2023, the film will debut in limited cinemas, and on March 10, 2023, it will be available exclusively on Netflix streaming.
Who is the Director of Luther: The Fallen Sun?
Jamie Payne is the director of Luther: The Fallen Sun. Jamie Payne is known for The Alienist (2018), The Hour (2011), and Primeval (2007).
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What is the Plot of Luther: The Fallen Sun?
Luther: The Fallen Sun’s plot summary is as follows:
“A horrific serial killer terrorizes London in Luther: The Fallen Sun, an epic follow-up to the award-winning television series recreated for the screen, while brilliant but disgraced investigator John Luther (Idris Elba) is imprisoned. Luther escapes prison to complete the assignment using any means required since he is haunted by his failure to apprehend the cyber psychopath now taunting him.”
The summary follows the story of Luther, who will be released from prison to make amends for a wrong from his past. He will go to great lengths to accomplish this goal, possibly even using illegal means.
Given Andy Serkis’ experience playing nasty characters, the actor’s portrayal of David Robey, the film’s antagonist, is expected to be a superb crime drama. He also makes a formidable foe thanks to his versatility as an actor.