The British actor said he is stepping away from the job to focus on his love for music. In fact, Elba (who DJs under the moniker “Driis”) is in the middle of a seven-week residency at a London nightclub, according to MSN.
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“This year I’m not going to work as an actor so I can concentrate on music,” he told Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper. “I do it from the heart, not for the money.”
As we patiently await his return, fans can catch Elba in several films this year that include Pacific Rim, Thor: The Dark World and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.