Idris Elba to Star in Terrorist Thriller ‘Bastille Day’

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Idris Elba, who is recieving Oscar buzz for his starring role in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, is set to star in the Anonymous Content and Vendome terrorist thriller Bastille Day.

According to Variety, the film will center on a “U.S. operative who is tasked with interrogating and eventually making a young American boy ‘disappear’ in order to avoid embarrassment to the U.S. government after the boy is linked as the prime suspect to an attack on the Paris metro.”

The film is currently in development and does not yet have a director attached.

Elba, who currently appears in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World, recently wrapped filming The Gunman, and will be seen next in films that include Mandela, No Good Deed, and Second Coming

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