The next series of Luther will be co-produced by BBC America following the success Idris Elba’s best actor win at the Golden Globes awards.

The next series of Luther will be co-produced by BBC America following the success Idris Elba’s best actor win at the Golden Globes awards.

The third series will premier in 2012 on BBC America as part of the channel’s Dramaville strand. The successful crime drama first aired in 2010 and stars Idris Elba who plays the title character DCI John Luther.

Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America says: “His iconic role as John Luther has quickly become one of the most powerful detective characters television audiences have ever seen. Luther has been integral in establishing our new Dramaville franchise, the home for groundbreaking British drama. We’re excited to work once again with the incredibly talented writer Neil Cross and executive producer Phillippa Giles on this new ambitious four-part mini-series.”

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