Reports circulating is that Idris Elba would be hitting the shores of Ghana and Sierra Leone very soon. The Hollywood actor will be shooting some scenes for a movie somewhere in Koforidua , Takoradi and other hotspots in Ghana. He would not be only be visiting Ghana but Sierra Leone for his mother ‘s birthday.Apparently he will be working on a project with Red Crown Production, titled Beasts of No Nation which is based on a novel written by Uzodinma Iweala and directed by Cary Fukunaga.
The story revolves around a young boy named Agu, who is forced to to join mercenary fighters when civil war breaks up in his West African country. Agu loses his father and is faced with the disappearance of his mother and sister. Infuriated, Agu befriends a mute boy named Strika and together they face the crimes and hardships of war.
Elba leads as Commander and he will serve in a producing capacity as well. Elba joins Red Crown Productions’ Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Riva Marker, Parliament Of Owls’ Cary Fukunaga and Primary Productions principal Amy Kaufman as producers on the film. Daniel Crown and Bill Benenson will serve as executive producers. Red Crown is funding the film.