Idris Elba will be bringing out his decks for international audiences – as a failed DJ in new Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie. The 45-year-old actor will be leading the cast of an eight-episode series, playing Charlie, a down-on-his-luck playboy who is running out of money. As a desperate measure, he agrees to be the nanny for his rich mate’s tearaway teen daughter, and the result causes chaos. No further casting or information on the series has currently been revealed.
While Charlie might not have had his lucky break into the music biz, Idris has become a regular feature as a DJ at events – and even performed a set at Glasto last year. Read more