Apple Inks Deal for Spy Romance Film Starring Idris Elba

Apple won an auction for an as-of-yet untitled spy romance film set in Africa that will star Idris Elba, reports Variety.

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There was an "intense bidding war" for the title, which is being produced by Elba and Simon Kinberg. The script for the film was written by Travon Free, known for "Black Monday" and "The Daily Show."

Aside from being known as a spy film with romance, there are no other details known on the title at this time.

Idris Elba has signed a "first look" deal with Apple, which will see him producing TV shows and movies for the Apple TV+ streaming service. Simon Kinberg is working on a high-budget, ambitious sci-fi series for Apple.

Top Rated Comments

WildSky Avatar
23 months ago
More Idris Elba, yes!!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SDJim Avatar
23 months ago
Is the role of his interest still available???

Asking for a friend...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xnu Avatar
23 months ago
I am a straight dude, but he is Sean Connery sexy.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Complex757 Avatar
23 months ago
and can I get another season of Luther with Alice
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
m4mario Avatar
23 months ago
Good move. Instead of making him the next James Bond, which would be disastrous for the character, create a new one with him as the lead. I like Idris, I just don't want to mess with the race, gender or sexual orientation of James Bond.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
trigf Avatar
23 months ago
I'm old. I remember when he played a male prostitute in AbFab ?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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