As if we weren't excited enough about Guillermo del Toro's next project, the news that Idris Elba could be joining
is enough to crank up our anticipation to dangerous levels.
According to The Wrap, Legendary Pictures is 'interested' in signing the British actor for an unspecified role.
It's hard to believe anyone could turn down the chance to appear in GDT's latest, but Elba has the small matter of Quentin Tarantino's latest,
, to consider.
He's rumoured to be up for the lead role in that, which could clash with
's shoot. Expect to hear an official announcement on his next move before too long.
Elba isn't exactly short on work at the moment. He's currently shooting a role in Ridley Scott's
, and he recently finished work on
Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance
He still might be best known for his standout role as Stringer Bell in
, though he has also made an impact on UK telly in
. After working steadily for a number of years, he looks set to explode.
If he does sign on for
, he won't be the only Brit in the cast -
Sons Of Anarchy
's Charlie Hunnam bagged the lead role several weeks ago.