First Look: Idris Elba in ‘Luther’ Special (PHOTO)


DCI John Luther (Elba) is back to save the day! BBC America just released a photo of the actor reprising his role on the upcoming two-episode Luther special. According to the press release:

DCI John Luther 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.

Returning cast members include Michael Smiley as Benny Silver and Dermot Crowley as DSU Martin Schenk.

Rounding out the cast are: Rose Leslie (Ygritte on Game of Thrones), Laura Haddock (Meredith Quill on Guardians of the Galaxy), Darren Boyd (Markus on Fortitude), John Heffernan (Lascelles on Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) and Patrick Malahide (Lord Willingdon in the upcoming Indian Summers).

Stay tuned for a U.S. release date of the special.