Nigerian director, Thomas Ikimi stars Idris Elba in new movie, The Crusaders


    Thomas Ikimi and Idirs Elba reunite on new movie, The Crusaders. Photo: Variety
    Five years after working together on the movie, Legacy: Black Ops, Idris Elba has reunited with Nigerian born filmmaker, Thomas Ikimi for a new project titled The Crusaders.
    Written and directed by Thomas Ikimi, Crusaders tells the story of Africans in America who are on a quest to locate stolen artifacts from Africa by the colonialists during the occupation of the continent.
    An excited Elba also shared the news with his fans on Twitter…

    We’re back in the Lab…. Well done Thomas.
    — Idris Elba (@idriselba) September 11, 2015

    The movie which is a Fox production also has Ikimi and Elba as executive producers.
    Thomas Ikimi was born in London in 1979 to Nigerian parents. He however spent a brief part of his growing up days in Lagos before returning to London. He graduated from Columbia University in New york.
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