idris elba yardie trailer

Idris Elba drops trailer for directorial debut ‘Yardie’

Idris Elba will try his hand as a director for the first time and has released the trailer for his forthcoming film.

‘Yardie’ is an adaptation of Victor Headley’s 1992 novel ‘Yardie’, and tells the story of a young Jamaican protagonist who in 1970s Kingston who witnesses the murder his brother, before getting drawn into a life of crime in Hackney after moving to the UK.

The crime drama will feature the likes of Aml Ameen (Kidulthood), who plays ‘D’, the main character, as well as Stephen Graham (Snatch), and will premiere at Sundance Festival this week, with no official release date yet.

YARDIE – Official Trailer – Directed by Idris Elba