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Idris Elba On-board Producing New TV Series Set In World Of 1970s/1980s Wrestling

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act January 9, 2012 at 1:07PM

Idris Elba is putting on his producer hat again... this time for a new British comedy/drama TV series centered on the world of wrestling in the 1970s and 1980s, titled Walk Like A Panther.
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Idris Elba

Idris Elba is putting on his producer hat again... this time for a new British comedy/drama TV series centered on the world of wrestling in the 1970s and 1980s, titled Walk Like A Panther.

The new series will star Tom Meighan and Stephen Graham, although Elba's involvement will strictly be behind the scenes as executive producer, stating "I've come on board as an executive producer to take the Panthers to the next level. These boys are like family to me, so it's an honour."

Good to see him continue to put himself into positions of power and control by using whatever power he currently has in this cutthroat biz.

Nowadays, it's not always enough to just wear one hat.

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