British actor, ‘Idrissa Akuna 'Idris' Elba’ popularly known as 'Idris Elba' is the cover star of the August issue of Esquire magazine.
The talented actor is all shades of hot as he covers this issue of the magazine.
The 44-year who had a chat with the magazine opened up about his upcoming movie 'The Dark Tower', his role in the HBO series 'The Wire', the death of his father and more.
Read excerpts from his interview below:
On his character 'Stringer Bell' in 'The Wire':
"Where I grew up, gangsters had to be smart. That whole flashy thing—no, mate. It was suits and smiles. I said, ‘That’s how I’m going to make Stringer".
On the death of his father and its effect on him:
"I got to a place where I wasn’t even living anymore. I was becoming a robot with my work. I have no fear of jumping out of burning cars or out of buildings on set, but in reality, I couldn’t run one hundred meters. I just felt out of touch with reality".
On something he cannot do:
"I’m not good at building furniture…I’ve tried it".
Read Full Interview HERE
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