Netflix has purchased a new, eight-episode comedy series called Turn Up Charlie starring Idris Elba.
The actor will play a struggling DJ and bachelor named Charlie who reluctantly agrees to become a manny to his famous best friend’s daughter, according to Variety. Elba, who began his career as a DJ, will executive produce the series alongside producer Gary Reich and Tristram Shapeero. Martin Joyce and Ana Garanito will co-executive produce. Laura Neal, Femi Oyeriran, and Victoria Asare-Archer will pen the script alongside supervising producer Georgia Lester.
Production for Turn Up Charlie will begin in May. Further casting details have yet to be revealed.