As it became known to the information portal Variety , Idris Elba is ready to plunge into the world of underground games. The actor is in negotiations for a role in Molly's Game , which will be the directorial debut for Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network).|
The film will focus on the poker princess Molly Bloom. Unable to make it to the Olympic team, she decided to take a year off before heading to law school. Molly got a job as a waitress in one of the Los Angeles establishments, but thanks to a happy coincidence and natural acumen, in eight years Bloom made millions by organizing poker games for the most influential people in America .
Sorkin himself adapts the memoirs of Molly Bloom for the film. Jessica Chastain is still in negotiations for the lead role.
In July, Elba will appear as a villain in the blockbuster "Star Trek: Infinity". Among the actor's future projects, one can find the drama "Mountains Between Us", but for now Idris is busy filming the long-awaited film adaptation of The Dark Tower
The Topic of Article: Idris Elba will play poker with Sorkin.