Luther Thriller, starring Idris Elba Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr Pinterest Blogger Reddit VKontakt Print Email Netflix buys rights to Idris Elba's Beasts of No Nation Carousel Navigation 1 Related Luther's back - and he's still not a safe distance from the edge Filming has started on the new two-part Luther special - and Idris Elba's detective is "haunted", "hell-bent on retribution" and "closer to the edge than he's ever been"! Idris Elba hosts Story of Now interactive documentary on life the universe and everything in between Luther actor fronts a new 20-part series on the BBC Taster website where the Corporation will test new ideas with the public A pick of the best 2015 US TV pilots US networks NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX have started solidifying their 2015-2016 line-ups - we've selected some of the pilots we think have a good chance of going to series... The cast of Skins - where are they now? From Nicholas Hoult and Dev Patel to Joe Dempsie and Kaya Scodelario, here are the stars who rose to fame in E4's Skins Luther pilot given the go ahead by US network Fox The BBC1 crime thriller is being remade in America with Idris Elba attached to executive produce Relax, UK subscribers: Doctor Who and other BBC shows won't drop off Netflix The streaming service confirms that the impending expiry of its BBC contract will not affect UK and Ireland subscribers Idris Elba to adapt fantastical thriller Poe Must Die into trilogy The Luther star is looking to turn Marc Olden's historical novel into a film trilogy Sherlock, Doctor Who, Luther and JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy appear in BBC1 2015 trailer New and returning shows featured also include Happy Valley, Poldark, Last Tango in Halifax and Death in Paradise 2014 was the year of the selfie - and here are the best celebrity efforts There's been a 500% increase in the use of the word 'selfie' on Twitter - and we're celebrating by remembering our 20 favourite poses, from Tom Hiddleston to Ricky Gervais Idris Elba planning album of Luther-inspired music The actor, singer and DJ, who is set to release his debut album next week, is now working on a collection of tracks based on DCI John Luther Idris Elba: I played Luther at a very dark time in my life The Wire star on playing a raging copper, expelling his demons, and his latest role as a murderer in new thriller No Good Deed Idris Elba will return to Luther for a two-part BBC1 special next year "Luther is coming back where he belongs. Back to the BBC. Back to London. And back to work" Idris Elba: I'm "desperately trying" to make more Luther "There's a story idea but no script yet. But we're gunning to do it at the end of this year. There's a lot of pressure from everyone to make it, so we're gonna do it" Michael Palin, Rebecca Front, Michelle Gomez and Idris Elba in this week's Radio Times Nick Hewer, Nigel Slater, Dr Atul Gawande and Dominic Sandbrook also feature in the latest edition 8 things we learned from Idris Elba's Reddit Ask Me Anything The star of Luther and The Wire on playing villains, why he wants The Office to return and what spooked Nicolas Cage Exclusive: See Andrew Scott, Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy behind the scenes on Locke Locke may be a thriller focused on one man in a car, but there was a whole lot going on away from the road as the supporting cast took on a six-night recording stint TV Champion Round 2: who’s getting knocked out? After a historic day in this historic poll, Jamie Dornan, Luke Newberry, Karen Gillan, Stephen Fry and so many others are in danger BBC1 told to raise its game with more risk-taking - and more Sherlock The BBC Trust warns that the Corporation’s flagship channel must be more distinctive and not rely solely on long-running series like EastEnders, Casualty and Antiques Roadshow Could one of these characters become the next TV detective? It’s been a good, bloody year for crime novels, says Alison Graham – but who will we see on screen next? Are TV detectives seriously misleading the public? According to a new study, the crime solvers we see on TV are shaping our perceptions of the real police force An Adventure in Space and Time, Peaky Blinders and Broadchurch among BAFTA Craft award nominations BBC2's period crime drama Peaky Blinders leads the way with six award nominations for behind-the-scenes talent Russian remake of Luther will be “the next Sherlock” says producer The BBC1 detective drama starring Idris Elba is to be remade as Klim - and Russian broadcasters are hoping it can match the success of Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch wins Radio Times TV Detective award at NTAs 2014 Cumberbatch was crowned top TV Detective ahead of David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Idris Elba, Suranne Jones and Bradley Walsh in the brand new category NTAs 2014: Meet the contenders for the Radio Times TV Detective Award Benedict Cumberbatch, Olivia Colman, David Tennant, Suranne Jones, Idris Elba and Bradley Walsh battle to be crowned top TV detective Idris Elba says there’s “no truth” in James Bond rumours Star of Mandela biopic says he won’t replace Daniel Craig as 007, adding that it’s a rumour that’s “gotten out of control” EastEnders star Samantha Womack: "I'm addicted to Breaking Bad" As Ronnie Mitchell returns to Albert Square, the actress reveals her small-screen passions – and her crush on Shirley MacLaine! – in our quickfire Q&A Neil Cross on Idris Elba, the Luther movie and his two new series "The show's finished. Idris, as he should be, he's gone on to be a big movie star" Doctor Who: Neil Cross excited to write for "classic Doctor" Peter Capaldi in series 8 The Rings of Akhaten and Hide writer will be back to pen more episodes - and he's looking forward to writing for "outstanding" new Doctor Peter Capaldi Luther finale: The Twitter reaction Well, Tuesdays aren’t going to be the same anymore are they? Here’s what the Twittersphere thought of the final episode Why do dramas only want to scare women? It’s not fun and it’s not the reason most of us turn on our televisions, says Alison Graham Idris Elba and Naomie Harris star in new poster and trailer for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom The Luther and Bond actors portray the former President of South Africa and his wife, Winnie, in this new biopic that's already looking like an awards contender... First look! Tom Hanks as Walt Disney The first image from Saving Mr. Banks has been released, starring Tom Hanks and a sour-faced Emma Thompson From toothbrushes to deep fat fryers: how TV forces us to look at household items in a whole new way Thanks to the likes of Luther and Spooks these household utensils have taken on terrifying meanings Why tonight's episode of Luther is an "absolute belter" "There are more twists and turns than a long rally at Wimbledon. My only advice is don't watch it whilst cooking spaghetti bolognese," says Mark Jeffries Dame Helen Mirren: “A gay, black female Doctor Who would be the best of all” A-lister puts to bed speculation she’ll play the Doctor as she reveals her ideal casting Luther: the Twitter reaction Checked under the bed? Unplugged the blender? After last night's first episode of Luther you definitely weren't the only one... TV's silly season has arrived “The schedules are starting to scream: 'We know you are all out in the sun or on holiday, so we won't try too hard,'” says Mark Jefferies Idris Elba on Luther, Bond rumours and DJ-ing Idris says he likes to stay versatile, and he’s certainly got a few tricks up his sleeve Luther more of a "thrill" than a violent show says Idris Elba Star of BBC's hit crime drama speaks out ahead of series three and claims it does not set a bad example Idris Elba on plans for a Luther movie and rumours he'll play Doctor Who The star of the hit BBC1 crime drama talks career moves and why his troubled cop could be making the leap to cinema screens Behind-the-scenes of Luther series three Newly-released images show Idris Elba filming the third series of Neil Cross's crime drama Luther series three air date confirmed The long-awaited final series of Idris Elba's crime drama will debut on Tuesday 2 July at 9pm on BBC1 Luther to find love in series three, says star Idris Elba "This series is very much about Luther trying to get to the finish line and trying to change his life” Sherlock, Doctor Who, David Tennant and Colin Morgan - together in one video! A trailer for the BBC's new drama season features cult favourites, period shows including Call the Midwife plus detective drama with Idris Elba and Gillian Anderson Idris Elba in Pacific Rim - trailer See the Luther star in a new monster vs humanity film from the director of Pan's Labyrinth Sienna Guillory cast as Luther's new love interest The Resident Evil and Love Actually actress will join the cast of BBC1's critically acclaimed detective drama for series three in 2013 Hugh Laurie set to star in US Pirate drama Crossbones House star will shiver his timbers as Blackbeard in NBC’s new pirate drama, from the pen of Luther writer Neil Cross, according to US reports Idris Elba in Luther series three - first picture Filming has just got under way on the popular BBC detective show's final run Idris Elba directs and stars in new Mumford & Sons music video Watch the Golden Globe-winning Luther star perform in the indie/folk band's latest video, Lover of the Light BBC announces Luther series three - video YouTube clip reveals that Idris Elba will return for "four perfectly dark, chillingly-formed episodes"