NPR's "Fresh Air" program recently spoke with Idris Alba.
" Actor Idris Elba is best known for his stint on HBO's acclaimed drama The Wire, where he played Russell "Stringer" Bell, a drug dealer and aspiring real-estate mogul.
Although "Stringer" never made it in the corporate world, Elba will soon be donning a suit: Starting next week, he'll play Michael Scott's new boss in NBC's popular prime-time comedy The Office. The trade journal Variety reported in January that he'll be with the show for a six-episode arc, playing "a no-nonsense hire at Dunder Mifflin's corporate office who will throw Michael Scott into turmoil."
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