Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to cover an upcoming issue of The Source magazine and in it, the actor that moonlights as a Hip-Hop DJ speaks on a number of topics including his controversial role in the movie Thor.
As previously reported a white supremacist group started the website boycott-thor.com and lashed out at Marvel Comics for casting the African actor to play a Norse God.
In the upcoming issues Elba addresses the controversy caused by his character’s race as well as producing for Jay-Z and his evolution as a thespian––from a drug kingpin on HBO’s The Wire to the husband of Beyonce.
He tells The Source,
“I’ve challenged my audience. I’ve taken them from being a drug lord to a preacher to married to Beyonce to American Gangster…versatility is the key to success”.
Check out Elba’s Source cover below.
The May issue of The Source Magazine will be on newsstands nationwide May 2nd.