One day after it was announced that Idris Elba would not star in an American adaptation of his acclaimed BBC drama Luther, Variety reports that Elba will reprise his role for a new two-part Luther BBC miniseries. This could be seen as undermining Fox’s version of the series, to which Elba has signed on as a producer—unless, of course, the public’s thirst for Luther turns out to be unquenchable. Series creator Neil Cross is also attached to both upcoming Luthers, and said in a statement about the BBC revival of the show, “Luther is coming back where he belongs. Back to the BBC. Back to London. And back to work.” Look for Elba schooling whoever Fox chooses as its Luther in the art of playing a tortured detective whose brilliance is matched only by his deep personal flaws—with a British accent, thank you very much—on BBC America in late 2015.

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