Idris Elba's best show: 'The Wire' or 'Luther'? | The Tylt
Idris Elba is now 45 years old, and he's hotter than ever. Fans are celebrating him as Hollywood royalty. He's not only a movie star but a juggernaut on the small screen too. Idris co-starred on "The Wire" as drug lord Stringer Bell, and the role is a regarded as a breakthrough for the actor. But after becoming a movie star, Idris became the popular detective and title character in "Luther" in 2010. Which TV role is Idris' best? 📺🌟
Idris Elba's best show: 'The Wire' or 'Luther'?
Below is the synopsis of "The Wire," per IMDB.
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.
Playing the drug lord on the hit HBO show was a breakout American role for the British actor in the early-to-mid-2000s. Before we knew it, Idris was acting in more high-profile movies in later '00s.
Watch a clip below of Idris as Stringer.
Below is the synopsis of "Luther," per IMDB.
A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
Idris was revered as a Hollywood hottie as "Luther" and his movie career progressed. Playing the detective in the acclaimed series won Idris a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Check out a clip below of Idris as the title character.