Yardie is a crime drama movie directed by Idris Elba and written by Brock Norman Brock , Martin Stellman and Victor Headley. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley. It was screened in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. In February 2018, the first trailer to the film and a poster was released. Yardie movie began when Dennis Campbell who is recently reeling from his brother’s death in a shooting when he was a child. He is hired by Jamaican crimelord and reggae producer King Fox to deliver a package of cocaine to British gangster Rico who resides in the Borough of Hackney in London. But when Dennis finds out that the man who killed his brother years ago is also living in England, he is torn between revenge against the murderer and the duty he was sworn to do.