Idris Elba is currently filming Star Trek Beyond in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It is reported that Elba is the Klingon villain and the current version of the franchise Spock has stood center in the first two film. It will be interesting to watch the interaction between dry with of Zachary Quinto’s Vulcan and the gruffness of Elba’s Klingon.
Xpose.ie caught up with Elba and talked about how he was a Trekkie growing up and his favorite character was Spock.
“Almost everyone was a Trekkie, really, weren’t they? I wouldn’t say I was a hardcore one but I definitely watched that show a million times,” Elba told British newspaper Metro.
“Spock was probably my favorite character – and in this one I have some scenes with Zachary Quinto,” said Elba.
Star Trek Beyond stars Idris Elba, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho and Anton Yelchin with direction from Justin Lin. The film opens July 8, 2016.