The prominent Hollywood megastar Idris Elba plans to invest in a major film studio in Tanzania, the Director of Presidential Communication, Zuhura Yunus revealed upon briefing journalists on Monday about the outcome of President Samia’s recent trip to Davos Switzerland.
Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina Elba encountered President Samia at Davos in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum. The couple had a chance to talk with President Samia whereby Elba revealed his intention to open a film studio in Tanzania.
“Discussions on the project have just begun, and if successful, the project will help not only Tanzania but also Eastern and Central Africa,” she said.
In an interview with South Africa’s people, the British movie star said his intention is not only to make more movies in Africa but also to develop the film industry on the continent.
“Young Africans view me a leader or beacon. And I feel like I could bring something. So I’m keen to bring what I’ve learned in media and amplify it in Africa,” said Elba