Idris Elba’s “In The Long Run”
Photos of Idris Elba’s new series, ‘In The Long Run’, have been released. The comedy is loosely based on the actor’s childhood and features Elba, along with an ensemble cast that also includes comedian and actor Bill Bailey, Kellie Shirley and Mattie Boys.
The series follows the Easmon family, which has settled in England after having arrived from Sierra Leone. Elba plays the family patriarch Walter.
The family’s life is turned upside down when Walter’s brother arrives in the U.K., bringing chaos in his wake and igniting a passion for music in Walter’s son.
The series airs on U.K.’s Sky network on Mar. 29.