Knight of Cups’ Freida Pinto is off to play with Idris Elba on John Ridley’s forthcoming limited series for Showtime, Guerrilla. The actress will play the leading lady on the project.
Together with the yet-to-be-cast Marcus, Pinto’s Jas will form a radical underground cell whose target is the Black Power Desk, the real-life counter-intelligence unit of the Special Branch dedicated to crushing black activism in 1970s Britain.
Their goal? To liberate a charismatic convict (Elba, I presume) from prison so he can lead the fight against social injustice at the street level in 1971 London.