Idris Elba 'wants to make Luther film'
Published Jun 7 2011, 16:22 BST | By Morgan Jeffery Idris Elba
has revealed that he is keen to make a movie version of his BBC crime drama Luther
The show returns to BBC One on June 14, but in an official BBC interview, Elba admitted that he wants to see the series adapted for "the big silver screen".
"I really do want to make Luther
into a film," he said. "I think that's where the ultimate Luther
story will unfold, the big silver screen."
He added: "[I'd like] London as a huge backdrop and a very menacing, horrible character to play against."
Elba previously told Digital Spy
that a third series of Luther
is a strong possibility.
"It's a presumption that I'm going to do more," he said. "It's a presumption that we're going to keep going with [the show]."
The former star of The Wire
recently admitted that he had to be convinced
to take part in a second series of Luther
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star Idris Elba answer fans' questions below: