Actor Idris Elba was all smiles at the “Pacific Rim” red carpet premiere at the Dolby Theater on Tuesday July 9 in Hollywood. Elba was joined by his co-stars at the star-studded event. The sci-fi film is set to land in theaters nationwide on Friday July 12.
Elba stars as the leader of a group that’s the last line of defense to save humanity from a legion of sea monsters. The movie directed by Guillermo del Torro also stars Ron Perlman, Charlie Hunnam Rinko Kikuchi and Charlie Day.
In addition to “Pacific Rim” the British actor will be seen in other projects in the coming months. Up next for Elba is the Nelson Mandela biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” which is expected to debut in theaters in November. He will also star in “Thor: The Dark World” with Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman and in producer Will Packer’s thriller “No Good Deed” which is set to premiere in 2014.