Idris Elba to open major film studio in Tanzania

The actor proposed the plans during the 53rd World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

By Priyanca Rajput 8 Feb 2023

Idris Elba to open major film studio in Tanzania
Idris Elba. Credit: National Geographic

Idris Elba is reportedly opening a film production studio in Tanzania, East Africa.

According to local news publication, The Citizen, the Beast actor revealed plans during last week's 53rd World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

During a press conference, The Director of Presidential Communications, Zuhura Yunus announced that Elba, alongside his wife and humanitarian, Sabrina Elba, recently met and held discussions with President Samia Suluhu Hassan at the forum where he revealed plans to develop a major studio in Tanzania. 

No further details were shared about the timeline of the project or what the scale of the development will be, as plans are in very early stages.

“Discussions on the project have just begun, and if successful, the project will help not only Tanzania but also Eastern and Central Africa,” Ms Yunus said. (Via The Citizen).

Further news will be announced as plans develop.  

Latest news & features

Featured profiles

Promote your services with KFTV

Choose from three profile types - Basic, Silver and Gold

Create Profile

We offer a range of display advertising opportunities.

Learn More