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The Daily Beast: "Idris Elba: The Next Denzel"

Idris Elba is everywhere, from The Big C to next summer’s Thor to playing Alex Cross in the rebooted James Patterson franchise. His BBC America mystery, Luther, begins Sunday.

Over at The Daily Beast, I talk to the former star of HBO's The Wire about his career and about his new BBC show Luther in my latest feature, "The Next Denzel," in which we discuss everything from Luther to The Big C and The Office and his role in James Patterson's Alex Cross franchise, a role he takes over from Morgan Freeman.

Personally, I had a blast chatting with Idris, who has an immense amount of charm and charisma... as well as a way with colorful turns of phrases.

Luther begins Sunday night at 10 pm ET/PT on BBC America.

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TheAL said…
I'm looking forward to this one. Thankfully it's available on the BBC 'In Demand'. Elba was amazing on The Wire and destined to get his own show eventually!

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