Idris Elba to guest star on 'The Big C'
'Wire' vet will appear in four episodes of Showtime series"The Wire" veteran Idris Elba has signed on as a guest star in the upcoming Showtime series "The Big C."
Elba, who was recently seen last season on NBC's "The Office," will play a painter who forms a relationship with series star Laura Linney. He'll appear in four episodes.
"The Big C" follows a suburban teacher who's diagnosed with cancer and debuts Aug. 16.