On July 29th, Idris Elba was the special guest for a screening of Fast & Furious Presents:Hobbs & Shaw that media personality Angie Martinez hosted at Regal E-Walk Times Square in New York. Elba and Martinez chatted about his role as villain Brixton, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, and how much he enjoyed taking on a role that’s so different from who he his in real-life.

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Hobbs & Shaw will hit theaters this Friday, Aug. 2nd. Check out Elba’s new song from the film "Even If I Die," featuring Cypress Hill, here.