Idris Elba. (Getty Images)
Johannesburg - Idris Elba this week became a talking point on South African social media pages after it emerged that he had to cancel a planned trip here.
Speaking to us via telecon from London, Idris explained that the film was very much an ode to his father, Winston, who died shortly before the project got underway. "The film is almost like a thank you to him, and his life and what he meant to me." (Read our full interview here)
Well, as an added touch, Idris sent the media this video message, promising to visit soon...