Idris Elba Invades Tiraji P. Henson's Home in 'No Good Deed' Trailer
Last year we saw Idris Elba take on some fantastical bad guys in Pacific Rim and Thor: The Dark World, and he even changed history as Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. But this year he's becoming a villain himself. However, he's not becoming a monster or a comic book villain, but rather a menacing man who weasels his way into a family's house after pretending to have some car trouble in No Good Deed. This looks like a typical home invasion thriller from this first trailer, but both Elba and Taraji P. Henson ("Person of Interest") seem to elevate this typical sort of story with their performances. Plus this film comes from Elba's "Luther" television series director Sam Miller, so that's cool. Watch the trailer!
Here's the first trailer for Sam Miller's No Good Deed straight from Sony Pictures:
No Good Deed is directed by Sam Miller ("Luther" and "MI-5") and written by Aimee Lagos (96 Minutes). Terri (Taraji P. Henson), a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin (Idris Elba), a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival. Leslie Bibb and more also star in the film Sony Pictures releases on September 12th.