The BBC's diversity manager said DCI John Luther 'doesn't have any Black friends, he doesn't eat any Caribbean food, this doesn't feel authentic.'
A movie version of crime series “Luther” is moving forward, with writer-creator Neil Cross working on the script, the show’s star Idris Elba confirmed at the launch of Season 5 in London. “We are really advancing on getting a movie version [of the show] up on the screen,” Elba said. “Neil is beavering away on […]
The BBC has unveiled its slate for the festive period, with the new series of Luther, a remake of the classic Watership Down, a new Poirot and a big budget Les Miserables taking centre stage.
A look ahead to the rest of 2018 and some of the most exciting shows that are making a return to our screens before the year is out.
Long in development at 20th Century Fox, a new take on John Carpenter’s dystopian sci-fi thriller has no director or star attached yet, but according to The Hollywood Reporter it now has a writer in the form of Neil Cross. Most notably, Cross is the creator of hit BBC detective series ‘Luther’ starring Idris Elba. Set in the then-far away date of 1997, the 1981 cult classic ‘Escape from New York’ centres on a walled-off New York City which has been repurposed as the one maximum security prison for the entire USA.