The Luther star will experience various types of racing in a new series tentatively titled The Idris Elba Project.
The actor will reunite with creator Neil Cross for a two-part revival of the acclaimed crime drama to air next year on BBC and BBC America.
The Warner Bros. epic would be a reunion for the actor and director, who worked together on 2008’s RocknRolla.
Luther creator Neil Cross wants to see a prequel movie starring Idris Elba, as there won’t be a fourth season of the BBC crime drama.
Idris Elba pulls Charlie Hunnam out of retirement in the final trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s big-budget monster movie Pacific Rim, which opens July 12.
Luther and The Wire star Idris Elba has been cast in director Pierre Morel’s The Gunman, which already features Sean Penn and Javier Bardem in leading roles.