When the producers of Hobbs & Shaw needed to cast somebody with an otherworldly quality to play a genetically enhanced terrorist, they turned to Idris Elba. The consensus among critics and audiences is that they made a great choice. Obviously, Elba thinks they chose well — he really wanted the role of baddie Brixton, and he told us why he was so excited to get it. (Click on the media bar below to hear Idris Elba.)
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is playing now in theaters everywhere.