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Idris Elba Talks STAR TREK BEYOND

Idris Elba Talks STAR TREK BEYOND
Idris Elba Talks STAR TREK BEYOND

Idris Elba, who is set to play the main villain in STAR TREK BEYOND, recently discussed his familiarity with the Star Trek franchise and his career going forward.

“Almost everyone was a Trekkie, really, weren’t they?” Elba asked, during an interview with TV3. “I wouldn’t say I was a hardcore one but I definitely watched that show a million times,” he added.

“Spock was probably my favourite character – and in this one I have some scenes with Zachary Quinto.” Elba said.

The Pacific Rim actor recently talked to Radio Times that he has no plans of slowing down.

“I think for the last five years my career has really intensified and I’m a career person, so I’m going to ride that wave – and then I’ll slow down because my body will tell me to relax a bit more,” he said.

“But there are loads of roles I’d like to play – as an actor I’m still growing. As long as I have an audience that enjoys watching me, I’ll keep on doing it. I’m never going to stop acting, I love it too much. I just want to keep the variety there.”

STAR TREK BEYOND, directed by Justin Lin and starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Sofia Boutella and Idris Elba will hit theaters on July 8, 2016. The film will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the franchise.

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  1. Bob Schwartz

    July 9, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    so nothing new

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