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    Idris Elba And Cynthia Erivo Will Be Starring In Netflix's "Luther" Adaptation, And Just Like That, All Is Right With The World

    More Idris Elba on screen is completely fine by me.

    Sometimes, dreams really do come true! Idris Elba is finally getting his Luther movie.

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    On Monday, Netflix announced that a Luther movie is in the works, written by creator Neil Cross.

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    Idris Elba will be reprising his role as troubled detective John Luther. Plus, some other fan favorites will be joining.

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    Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis will be joining the mix in some capacity.

    Cynthia on the red carpet of the 2021 Met Gala
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    Season 5 of Luther aired in 2019, and Idris has not been shy about sharing his wishes to do a movie.

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    He told Entertainment Weekly: "I feel like John has to make some decision in jail," he shared about his character's fate.

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    He continued, "It's quite clear that it would be very difficult for him to be a policeman moving forward. I think that's a great setup for a movie. The last few seasons have been more like mini-movies, and film allows us to now have more dramatic pin point moments that are slightly more compressed and it's a bigger but smaller dose of Luther."

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    Fans are very excited to see the film, and Idris was trending on Twitter after it was announced.

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    One fan almost "passed out" from their excitement.

    Sis I almost missed this VERY IMPORTANT NEWS Luther!!!!!!!!! Idris Elba!!!!! *passes out* https://t.co/a88TZQEzJ5

    Twitter: @QondiNtini

    Another said they "can't get enough" of Idris's character.

    Can't get enough of John Luther. Idris Elba is the best. https://t.co/yatm81RHSq

    Twitter: @pendarvis_steve

    Someone else shared their excitement in the form of a sports win.

    Twitter: @SuppressedSikh

    One person called it recommended viewing for all who claim to be Idris Elba fans.

    If you are a fan of Mr. Elba but don’t know the show Luther…get of here right now and start the first season on Hulu. So hyped it’s continuing. It’s amazing! It’s British! It’s native Idris Elba!!

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    Many fans are hoping this movie will include Ruth Wilson, who played his twisted love interest.

    they better be playing not announcing ruth wilson for the luther movie just to keep it a secret bc there's no way she d worded like that, i love idris elba but the show just isn't interesting without their dynamic/chemistry so they better bring alice back

    Twitter: @lsaacmcavoy

    Finally, this fan summed it up by saying Luther is "one of the best TV shows ever created." High praise.

    Must. See. One the best tv shows ever created, #Luther, gets a long awaited film. LETS GOOOO https://t.co/RFiikTAGNh

    Twitter: @ColumbusTrey / Courtesy of Terrell Mullin; Laurie Sparham

    No matter what they have in store for the film, it's sure to be epic. Idris, it's time to put the coat back on.

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