Luther: The Fallen Sun, a Netflix movie, features hidden references and Easter eggs for fans of the BBC TV series

Luther: The Fallen Sun picks up where the original series left off, with John Luther incarcerated and a notorious killer from his past contacting him 

Luther: The Fallen Sun is enjoyable for both fans and newcomers, with hidden references for fans to discover 

The news report at the start of Luther: The Fallen Sun references season 5 villains, Jeremy and Vivian Lake, establishing a link between the movie and the TV show 

Luther's iconic old Volvo makes a comeback in Luther: The Fallen Sun, with Luther driving it throughout the movie 

Luther has a lighter side to his personality, including his love for David Bowie, whose influence is seen in the movie 

Schenk finds a photo of Bowie as Ziggy Stardust in Luther's prison cell in Luther: The Fallen Sun, paying tribute to Luther's love for Bowie 

The BBC TV show Luther is known for its theme song, "Paradise Circus" by Massive Attack, which appears in Luther: The Fallen Sun 

The film features a new version of "Paradise Circus" by POST and Ghostpoet, reflecting Luther's readiness to return to action 

Luther: The Fallen Sun on Netflix is an appropriate continuation of the original series, with hidden references and Easter eggs enhancing its appeal for dedicated fans