British actor, Idris Elba, famous for his character Heimdall in Thor, is all set to star in “Hunback of Notre Dame”.
The story is based on 19th-century gothic romance novel, Idris Elba, will be playing the role of Quasimodo. He is the hunchback protagonist of the story, who eventually falls in love with the gypsy named Esmeralda.
The actor has also planned to direct and produce the project through his Green Door production. Elba will also work on the soundtrack of the movie.
The story has been adapted in various times in many ways. However; the most famous version is the Disney’s 90s animated classic. The film’s score was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.
“The Current War” and “The Giver” title writer Michael Mitnick is going to write the script for the movie. Fred Berger of the famous movie “La La Land” will produce the movie along with Brian Kavanaugh-Jones known for “Midnight Special”, Elba and Ana Garanito.
Idris Elba is well known for his character, Stringer Bell on HBO’s The Wire, BBC’s show Luther and also Heimdall in Thor from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.