Luther could be the next James Bond that Idris Elba sits down, says “I don’t want to be controversial, but …”

Idris Elba thinks ‘Luther’ can be a blockbuster like ‘James Bond’ (Photo credit – Facebook; IMDb)

British star Idris Elba believes the upcoming Netflix movie “Luther” may reach the levels of a James Bond blockbuster.

The 49-year-old actor is set to reprise the role of DCI John Luther in a Netflix movie based on the hit detective drama, and he believes they can keep fans of the TV show happy as they carry the story and characters. “to a new sphere.”

Idris Elba told Collider: “We have an incredible appetite for satisfying audiences who love Luther in his current form as a television show, but also taking him into a new sphere with the film version.”

Idris Elba added: “I don’t want to be controversial, but people imagine me as Bond, and that’s great, but I can’t wait to see them, as Luther, in this movie. Really, our ambition is to take him there. “

Before the movie “Luther,” Elba appeared in Netflix’s new all-black western “The Harder They Fall,” and while he wasn’t surprised by the quality of the movie, he was delighted with the timing and response to release, he reports.

Said, “We were expecting this, you know? I can tell this to screenwriter / director Jeymes Samuel and to all of us: we didn’t expect it to have the impact that it did. It’s Black History Month in the UK, and here’s a western movie with black characters that people don’t even know about and forget. It hit so hard here. “

“We couldn’t expect that, but everything he imagined, from the first time he tells you about a scene, he picks up his guitar and starts singing the score. We hoped it was what it is, “added Idris Elba.

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