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Idris Elba Takes Over for Morgan Freeman in Cross

18 August 2010 5:21 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Idris Elba has signed on to star in Cross, the latest installment based on James Patterson’s series of novels centered around the adventures of forensic psychologist Dr. Alex Cross.  The character was previously played on screen by Morgan Freeman in 1997’s Kiss the Girls and 2001’s Along Came A Spider.  According to Deadline, David Twohy (The Chronicles of Riddick) will direct — he is currently doing a rewrite on Kerry Williamson’s script.

Elba will next be seen on the big screen in the heist film Takers starting August 27th; on the small screen, Elba stars as the titular character at the center UK-based Luther, and lend his services to the cancer comedy The Big C in a multi-episode arc.  Hit the jump for a synopsis of Cross.

Here’s the official description:

Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, »

- Brendan Bettinger

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