Idris Elba has highlighted a certain image as a leading man. He played the harsh anti-hero in BBC Detective Drama Luther and the stern general in Pacific Rim and was for a time the favorite who could climb James in the next in Daniel Craig's tuxedo Bond. In 2018 he was appointed by the people the sexiest Man Alive. (We were ahead of the curve and made him our defending champion in 2015.)
But as the trailer of the new Netflix series proves Turn Up Charlie he also likes to laugh with his tough personality.
Elba plays Charlie, a washed-up DJ who still lives at home and dreams of growing up in the music industry. When his girlfriend, superstar Sara (Piper Perabo), calls him a job opportunity, he thinks this might be his big break … but it turns out she needs someone to take care of her daughter, who behaves badly.
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Of course Elba is not unfamiliar with the decks themselves; Nicknamed DJ Big Drills in real life, he often comes in contact with recording artist Craig David (who appears as a cameo as himself in the trailer), and it looks like some of his experience has come from this one World made it show.