Luther: The Fallen Sun: Release Date, Cast, Plot and all the details you need to know


The forthcoming criminal drama film Luther: The Fallen Sun is directed by Jamie Payne and written by Neil Cross. It is a cinematic adaptation of the same-named British television series that aired from 2010 to 2019. Idris Elba (who also acts as a producer) reprises his role as John Luther in the film, which also stars Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis.

The idea of a cinematic version of the BBC series was initially floated in August 2013, when series creator Neil Cross said he has developed a script for a prequel to the series. Moreover, The film was announced for release on Netflix in September 2021, with Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis appearing alongside Elba. In addition to that, the film is slated for February release in 2023.

Are you looking for more details about this upcoming film? Then you are at the right place, Following is everything to know about Luther: The Fallen Sun.


Luther: The Fallen Sun: Cast

For all that we know, the network is yet to update about the cast of this film which is why we cannot provide you the exact list of the entire cast members and the characters. As per the reports, following is the potential cast of the film. Check it out:

  • Idris Elba as John Luther, a brilliant but disgraced detective chief inspector who goes on the run after being framed for murder.
  • Cynthia Erivo as an associate of Luther.
  • Andy Serkis as David Robey
  • Dermot Crowley as DSU Martin Schenk,
  • Jess Liaudin
  • Lauryn Ajufo as Anya
  • Natasha Patel as Lydia Deng
  • Henry Hereford as Brian Lee
  • Ruth Wilson as Alice Morgan

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the film.

Luther: The Fallen Sun: Plot

As of now, we are unaware of the accurate plotline of the film. However, according to Netflix, the official synopsis of the film  reads, “In the epic continuation of the award-winning television saga, reimagined for film, a gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther (Idris Elba) sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath, who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary.”

Luther: The Fallen Sun: Release Date

Luther: The Fallen Sun will be released in select theatres on February 24, 2023, prior to its Netflix streaming debut on March 10, 2023.

Luther: The Fallen Sun: Trailer