British star Idris Elba has announced that a movie version of his popular detective drama series “Luther” is finally happening. The series, created by Neil Cross, featured Elba as DCI John Luther, a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. The show ended its five season run in 2019 and since then, Elba has been teasing the possibility of a film version. Idris Elba Doesn’t Want Censorship of Old Racist Sitcoms, Says ‘We Should Be Allowed to Say What We Want to Say’
On Friday, Elba received the Special Award at the BAFTA TV Awards 2020 and talking to the press later, the actor confirmed that the “Luther” movie is moving forward, reported Digital Spy. “I’ve maintained that I’d like to see (Luther) come to a film. That’s what I think we’re headed towards, is a film. I’m looking forward to making that happen. It is happening,” the 47-year-old actor said. A World of Calm: Idris Elba, Keanu Reeves, Nicole Kidman and More to Narrate HBO Max Series Based on an App
Elba further said that the movie version of the beloved show will give him the opportunity to explore the character more. “With film, the sky is the limit. You can be a little bit more bold with the storylines. And a little bit more international, and a little more up the scale. But John Luther is always going to be John Luther,” he added.
Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)
Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?
If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.
1. Hunger Games
Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)
2. Terminator Genisys
Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)
3. Star Wars
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)
4. The Big Bang Theory
TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)
5. Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)
Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)
7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)
Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)
8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)
Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)
Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:
We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.
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