Idris Elba will be playing the bad guy in the upcoming 'Fast And Furious' spin off, which also stars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

Even though we know Dwayne Johnson plays special agent Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham plays professional criminal Deckard Shaw, Idris Elba's character has not yet been revealed.

This is one of Elba’s few villain roles following his roles as Stringer Bell in the television series 'The Wire', in 'Star Trek Beyond' and Shere Khan in the live-action 'The Jungle Book'.

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'Deadpool 2' director David Leitch is the official director for the franchise’s upcoming 'Fast and Furious' entry, which is expected to to open at cinemas on July 26, 2019.

Apart from his films, Idris Elba who is also a musician, featured on D'Banj's song 'Confidential'.