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Idris Elba to return for season five of Luther, will film from next year

Idris Elba is set to return as Luther in a surprise fifth season of the show. The new season will have only four episodes.

tv Updated: Jun 14, 2017 18:16 IST
Press Trust of India
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Idris Elba in and as Luther.

Actor Idris Elba is all set to come back in the fifth season of the crime drama Luther, that will begin filming next year.

The announcement comes as a surprise for the fans of the 44-year-old star as the TV show’s most recent run, that aired December 2015, was touted to be the character’s swansong, reported BBC.

The fifth season of Luther will comprise of four episodes.

Elba appeared as the popular detective for a Sport Relief sketch last March.

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First Published: Jun 13, 2017 20:45 IST