The Luther: The Fallen Sun cast features Idris Elba, Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Jamie Payne’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Luther: The Fallen Sun follows a former detective who escapes from prison. As John tracks a serial killer, he collaborates with a female investigator. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they learn the dark truth about their target. Here’s every actor and character in Luther: The Fallen Sun, a continuation of Neil Cross’ BBC One series.
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Idris Elba as John Luther
Character Profile: A detective who escapes from prison. He hears a troubling recording through an FM radio frequency. John seeks the help of a former colleague and the local police.
Elba’s Resume: Russell “Stringer” Bell in The Wire (2002-04), Roque in The Losers (2010), Commandant in Beasts of No Nation (2015), Heimdall in the MCU (2011-), Bloodsport in DCEU (2021-)
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Cynthia Erivo as Odette Raine
Character Profile: The head of Serious and Serial Crime. She initially clashes with John but later collaborates with him. Odette’s daughter gets kidnapped by a serial killer.
Erivo’s Resume: Darlene Sweet in Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Belle in Widows (2018), Harriet/Minty in Harriet (2019), Holly Gibney in The Outsider (2020), Hildy in Chaos Walking (2021)
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Andy Serkis as David Robey
Character Profile: A serial killer. He is a millionaire who run a dark web program called “Red Bunker.” David chastises the police for their moral judgments.
Serkis’ Resume: Gollum in The Lord of the Rings Movie Trilogy (2001-03), Richard Kneeland in 13 Going on 30 (2004), Ally in The Prestige (2006), Caesar in The Planet of the Apes Movie Franchise (2011-), Mayor of Mistrinaut in The Letter for the King (2020)
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Dermot Crowley as Martin Schenk
Character Profile: John’s former colleague. He is a retired detective who works as a consultant. Martin likes to hang out at “church.”
Crowley’s Resume: General Madine in Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi (1983), Lazar Kaganovich in The Death of Stalin (2017), Hugh McGrath in The Foreigner (2017), Archbishop Potter in Pennyworth (2020), Sir Otway in The Wonder (2022)
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Thomas Coombes as Archie Woodward
Character Profile: Odette’s colleague. He gets blackmailed by David. Archie makes a fateful decision in a hospital room.
Coombes’ Resume: Neil Hughes/David Pitt in EastEnders (2012-22), Goz in Save Me (2018-20), Mr. Lovejoy in Boiling Point (2021), Police Constable in Living (2022), John in Rain Dogs (2023)
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Luther: The Fallen Sun Cast: Hattie Morahan as Corinne Aldrich
Character Profile: The mother of a murder victim. She gets angry at John for not solving the case. Corinne learns that David has been in her home.
Morahan’s Resume: Sister Clara in The Golden Compass (2007), Ann Kelmot in Mr. Holmes (2015), Agathe/Enchantress in Beauty and the Beast (2017), Lady Tewkesbury in Enola Holmes (2020), Elizabeth Kahn in The Undeclared War (2022)
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The Luther: The Fallen Sun cast also includes:
- Lauryn Ajufo as Anya Raine
- Vincent Regan as Dennis McCabe
- Ross Waiton as Newman
- Dan Li as Wong
- Edward Hogg as Derek Standish
- Einar KuuskKachimov
- Tom McCall as Freddie — Assault Squad
- Carl Spencer as Jamal — Assault Squad
- Amy Trigg as Bullpen Tech
- Natasha Patel as Lydia
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Crime, Drama, Know the Cast, Mystery, Netflix Originals, Streaming Originals
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