Idris Elba has has been appearing in movies since 1999 but some of his recent projects have put him in the limelight. The actor made appearances in Pacific Rim, Prometheus, Thor: The Dark World and took the role of the legendary Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom among many others.
According to Variety Idris Elba will be starring in the up coming project, Bastille Day as the main character in the movie.
He will be in the shoes of a washed up CIA agent tasked to get rid of an American boy who apparently has been deemed as the prime suspect in the bombing of Paris metro. Later on you’d discover that the boy actually becomes the solution the bombing case.
The film focuses less on the French revolution than your books at school used to do.