‘Luther’ Reunion 2023 — Is It Happening?

Luther Reunion, the one we've been wanting for 4 years?

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Rumors of a Luther reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Wednesday (June 29) as reports claimed that BBC One confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2023.

UPDATE 30/06/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Can you believe it's been 12 years since Luther first aired?! (12 years, 1 month, 26 days to be exact.)

Why in the world did Luther end?

When Luther came to an end after 4 years in July 2013, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to John Luther (Idris Elba). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.

Would a Luther reunion disappoint people?

Luther aired from 2010-2013 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Elba said he's not sure if Luther would work today. “I don't want to see old John Luther,” he told a journalist (Elba turned 49 in September). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” he added.

Still hoping for a Luther movie?

In a recent interview, Idris Elba said he can't imagine a Luther reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”

Co-star Ruth Wilson (who played Alice Morgan) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Luther movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”

On the subject of whether there could be a Luther film, Warren Brown stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”

What about a Luther reboot?

Recasting Luther for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.

Be it in the form of a Luther reunion, a Luther movie, or a Luther reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?

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