Idris ElbaIdris Elba, who rose to fame for his performance as "Stringer" Bell on the HBO series 'The Wire,' is now garnering attention for 'Legacy,' a new psychological thriller from writer-director Thomas Ikimi that just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Elba, who currently stars in the action-packed blockbuster 'The Losers,' recently chatted with Moviefone about the physically and mentally demanding indie, which co-stars another 'Wire' alum, Clarke Peters, while giving us the scoop on his favorite New York hot spots and the David Simon reunion that almost happened.

Read what he had to say below: