• Idris Elba Starring In Netflix Comedy Series Turn Up Charlie

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    Emmy nominee Idris Elba is set to star in a new UK comedy series from Netflix titled Turn Up Charlie. The star of BBC's brutish crime drama Luther , as well as one of the key players in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Elba will embrace a lighter tone with this new series as a longtime bachelor and struggling DJ who receives one last shot at finding success.
    Apart from starring, Elba will also executive produce the upcoming comedy series. He will star as the eponymous Charlie, a down-on-his-luck DJ who reluctantly accepts a job from his famous best friend. He's tasked with being a manny to...
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  • Netflix CEO Set For Series Mania, Cotillard Movie Deal, BBC Orders Thatcher Doc - Global Briefs

    Netflix CEO Set For Series Mania, Cotillard Movie Deal, BBC Orders Thatcher Doc - Global Briefs

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    TV drama event Series Mania , staged in France, is assembling a heavyweight lineup of speakers including Netflix CEO Reed Hastings , Endemol Shine Group's Sophie Turner Laing and TF1 Group's Gilles Pelisson. Hastings will be the subject of a Q&A session. Other panelists are set to include BBC director of policy Claire Sumer and Antony Root, VP, programming and production, HBO Europe. French minister of culture Françoise Nyssen and European Commission VP Andrus Ansip will...
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  • Netflix Orders Idris Elba Comedy ‘Turn Up Charlie,' Duplass Brothers' True Crime Series ‘Evil Genius'

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Netflix is about to bring you some laughs from Idris Elba and a new true crime series to obsess over courtesy of the Duplass Brothers.
    Elba is set to star in “Turn Up Charlie,” while Mark and Jay Duplass will be taking on the docuseries “Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist,” the streaming service announced Wednesday at a showcase event in Rome.
    In the comedy, created Elba and Gary Reich, Elba plays a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who's given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend's problem-child...
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