Idris Elba Directs Pepsi's New World Cup-Themed Short Film

R3hab's 'Unstoppable' Provides Backing Track

Published On
May 27, 2014

Editor's Pick

What can't Idris Elba do? The actor is behind the camera for "Beats of the Beautiful Game," a new short film via Mr. Elba's new production company, Green Door Productions. A classic underdog tale, the spot, set in what appears to be the 1970s, is backed by DJ R3hab's "Unstoppable," featuring Eva Simons. It's the tale of a nerd-tastic young man with some pretty awesome soccer skills, who makes a somewhat surprising decision after wowing us with some slick moves with a basketball.