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"I do worry sometimes about whether I'm going to burn out,” said Elba.
Idris Elba sat down with Interview Magazine in their latest issue to give us a drool-worthy interview, and photos (!!), about his continued rising star in Hollywood. Just a look at the number of projects he currently he has on tap—like the upcoming Star Trek Beyond and the next installment of Thor—he is definitely in high demand.
But the Brit actor tells director Jon Favreau that he worries his audience will burnout from seeing him on screen too much.
“It’s almost like the more I achieve, the more capacity I have to achieve. I do worry sometimes about whether I’m going to burn out,” he says. “Not burn myself out, but burn my art out, with audiences going, ‘Ah, yeah, I’ve seen enough now, thanks very much.’”
Favreau counters by saying that Elba offers enough variety in his roles to keep an audience enticed. But it’s much simpler. Keep looking like they way you do in this flicks Idris and we’ll tune in each. And. Every. Time.
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