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

October 29th, 2009 | by Staff


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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