Idris Elba Will Play a Nanny in Netflix Series 'Turn Up Charlie'

Idris Elba will star in a Netflix comedy show, 'Turn Up Charlie.'

More Idris Elba is always a good idea.

Variety reports the Thor: Ragnarok actor will be heading to Netflix for a comedy series, Turn Up Charlie.

The show, which is co-created by Elba and TV producer Gary Reich, will follow an up-and-coming DJ and bachelor, Charlie (played by Elba), who gets a job as the nanny for his famous best friend's troublesome daughter. Turn Up Charlie will be a half-hour series which will run for a total of eight episodes in the first season.

This isn't the only thing Elba has cooking up his sleeve either. After making his directional debut with Yardie, his loosely autobiographical series, In The Long Run, started airing on the British network, Sky 1. But while Elba was the son of a Sierra Leonean immigrant while growing up in London, he stars as a Sierra Leonean immigrant who lives with his family in London in the '80s. 

Elba is also engaged to the beauty queen Sabrina Dhowre, who he proposed to at an event for his aforementioned directional debut.

As for his other major projects, Elba is speculating with the rest of us on what's going on with The Dark Tower TV series. But it might be sooner than later for movie-goers to see Elba on the big screen again since his Marvel character, Heimdall, who's played a major part in the Thor trilogy, will likely appear in Avengers: Infinity War.

As for Turn Up Charlie, it will start production in the U.K. in May.

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