Idris Elba has signed an agreement with Apple TV +. The actor, known from Luther , among others , will produce films and series for the streaming service, Deadline reports Monday.

Elba is mainly known as an actor, but in recent years also active as a producer in his production company Green Door Pictures. For example, the Briton worked on the comedy The Long Run .

Elba also produced the Netflix series Turn Up Charlie, which was canceled after one season. More details about the projects Elba will make for Apple + TV are not yet known.

Apple's streaming service previously made similar deals with stars such as Oprah Winfrey, Alfonso Cuarón and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.