Idris Elba on Cover of Uptown Magazine -Feb/March 2010 Issue

Sexy African/British Actor and DJ Idris Elba makes the cover of Uptown Magazine Feb/March 2010 Issue. He talks about his film life, upcoming projects and so much more. He is also eye candy for the ladies thanks to the beautiful editorial by photographer Marc Baptise

UPTOWN: How do you transform into your characters?
Idris Elba:
Some actors just say the lines and do the body twitching, and others live out the emotion—I live it out. I want to take the audience with me. They are very savvy and can always tell when someone is not being truthful. For Legacy [an upcoming film in which he stars as a military operative, home after a botched mission], I played a paranoid schizophrenic. It was a difficult character to jump in and out of. You have to go to the bar and have a couple of whiskeys to lose all that tension.

Read the full interview at Uptown

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