Idris Elba Develops Series Where He Takes On Racing Challenges
Idris Elba is developing a a new 4-part TV series for Discovery.
“The Idris Elba Project” (working title, though “Idris Elba, King of Speed” is a possibility), will feature the title actor immersing himself in rally driving, street racing, aerobatics and power boating … to master the discipline of racing. The series will also explore the engineering, science and history behind the races.
In a released statement, Idris says:
“I’m taking on the toughest racing challenges of my life for this new Discovery TV series. Along the way I’ll meet extraordinary individuals, spectacular machines and hear amazing stories of how far people go to satisfy their love of speed. The extreme challenges will take me right out of my comfort zone as I compete against the best on land, water and in the air.”
Each episode will start by visiting a renowned motor sport competition, and prepare for a big race day that will see him go head to head with the professionals.
The series is being produced by “Shine North” and Idris Elba’s production company “Green Door Pictures”