Idris Elba to play the lead in a car-stunt series for Quibi

Comment(s) Titled Elba vs Block, the eight-episode show will pit the two against each other to see who can outperform the other in London’s Docklands in a series of stunts with names like “Wall of Death,” “Car Tightrope” and “Flaming Obstacle Course”. I’ve never worked with a driver as skilled as him, so I’m a little intimidated by his talent. Advertising

“Ken is my driving hero. Elba’s Green Door Pictures is also producing along with Workerbee, part of Endemol Shine UK. Advertising

According to Variety, the British actor will feature in the limited series along side professional rally driver Ken Block. I love challenges, I love speed and I’m a ‘wheel man,’ so let’s see how this plays out,” said Elba. Quibi, scheduled for a spring 2020 launch, has scripted and unscripted projects in the works from Steven Spielberg, Lena Waithe, Jennifer Lopez, Guillermo del Toro, Sam Raimi and Don Cheadle, among others.