Elba Moving to Producer’s Chair in Proposed NBC Legal Drama

by Staff, October 29th, 2009

Idris Elba

Fresh from film the upcoming Warner Bros. film Losers, actor Idris Elba is in talk with NBC to bring a legal drama to the peacock network.

Elba, who appeared in 7 episodes of NBC’s The Office last season, will taken on executive producer duties for the as-yet-untitled series. Joining him, also as executive producer, will be Battlestar Galactica’s David Eick.

The show will revolve around a defense attorney who does battle against a corrupt D.A.’s office and city government.

Meanwhile, until details of the proposed show are ironed out and contract are signed; you can catch Elba on the big screen. His next flick Takers hits theaters in February.

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