British actor Idris Elba who plays Captain Janek in Ridley Scott's Prometheus is currently doing press rounds for another of his recent efforts, the action movie Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, where he stars alongside Nicolas Cage. Elba recently sat down with The Huffington Post who took the opportunity to question the actor on Prometheus & specifically on the level of secrecy involed Hit the jump for the details.
Elba: "I have to be honest, this particular film, Twentieth Century Fox and Ridley Scott have been very, very diligent about keeping a lid on it. But, I know exactly why -because the film depends on that. It needs that. It needs you to not know Because it's a shocker, isn't it? It's a shocker and the anticipation of a great filmmaker like Ridley Scott is part of the draw. Like, what is he going to do next? What's that about? And the more he cloaks it in, 'There's something I can't tell you yet,' it makes it more intriguing. And anyone that has that shortcut, 'Well, I heard it was this,' it's cheating."
When questioned on whether the secret he knows about in Prometheus will blow our minds? The actor replied:
The actor also stated to DreadCentral that:Elba: "Yes!"
Elba: "It's incredibly visually stunning. Ridley Scott is a genius.'We're really mindful of the audience knowing too much before they get there because it'll spoil it, but it's a very exciting film. Fans of Ridley and his legacy will be very proud of it."Prometheus stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Guy Pearce, Rafe Spall, Benedict Wong, Emun Elliott & hits theaters this June 8th in the UK & June 1st in the UK. Expect a full theatrical trailer within the next month.
Synopsis: "Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race."