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12:24 HRS IST

Los Angeles, Jul 14 (PTI) British star Idris Elba has signed a first-look deal with Apple TV Plus under which he will produce series and films for the streaming service.



According to Variety, the 47-year-old actor will produce global series and features for the platform via his Green Door Pictures production company.

Elba, known for his performance in movies such as Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation as well as BBC series Luther , founded Green Door in 2013.

Under the banner, the actor-producer has backed comedy film In The Long Run, Netflix comedy series Turn Up Charlie , short-form shows The Idris Takeover and 5 5 and upcoming movie Concrete Cowboy .

Prior to Elba, entertainment industry giants like Oprah Winfrey, Alfonso Cuaron, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Justin Lin, Kerry Ehrin, Jason Katims, Lee Eisenberg, Monica Beletsky, Sharon Horgan, Alena Smith and Simon Kinberg have signed first-look deal with Apple TV Plus.

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