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Idris Elba is linked to Bastille Day

1 of 1 Elba - Paris-set thriller
Elba - Paris-set thriller

Luther star Idris Elba is set to star in the terrorist thriller, Bastille Day.

The Hollywood Reporter says the film, which is written by Andrew Baldwin, tells the story of an American artist living in Paris and a washed-up CIA agent who are thrown together and must prevent a planned terrorist attack.

The film which is still in development is set to be produced by Vendome and Anonymous. There is no director yet attached to the project.

Elba has been receiving great reviews for his role in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. He recently finished filming The Gunman with Sean Penn.

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