Idris Elba Says His Grandfather Influenced His Latest Doc About WWII | THR News Video

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Idris Elba is putting a spotlight on WWII soldiers of color. Elba's latest project is National Geographic's documentary special 'Erased: WW2's Heroes of Color,' a four-part series which Elba serves as executive producer and narrator, unearthing the unsung stories of people of color who served during the 2nd World War. The series weaves a blend of historical dramatizations with curated archival footage and powerful accounts from the veterans' descendants.