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Idris Elba Embraces His Light Side in ‘Turn Up Charlie’

Idris Elba, the Golden Globe-winning British actor known for the dark police series Luther, is showing his lighter and comedic side in the new Netflix series Turn Up Charlie, in which he plays an unsuccessful DJ, who is also a messy man-child. “I really wanted to do something funny, something that was just lighthearted,” Elba said in Los Angeles, “and this was a great opportunity to bring all of the things in my life that people would not see.