Turn Up Charlie: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast and Trailer

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March is packed full of originals this month, and one such title we can’t wait for is Idris Elba’s Turn Up Charlie. The latest comedy series starring the big guy himself is certain to leave you howling with laughter. Here’s everything we know so far on Turn Up Charlie, including the plot, trailer, cast, and Netflix release date.

Turn Up Charlie is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy series created by Gary Reich and Idris Elba. In recent years Idris Elba has taken to the role of a producer alongside his acting career. Elba is also one of the executive producers of Turn Up Charlie. In real life, Idris Elba is lesser known for producing his own music as a DJ which may have served as inspiration for the creation of the show.

Turn Up Charlie: Everything We Know So Far


Plot: Turn Up Charlie

Washed up DJ and longtime bachelor Charlie is given the job of becoming a manny for his best friends daughter. Reluctantly Charlie agrees, in the hope that his best friend’s connections may put him on the road to success.

Cast: Turn Up Charlie

The cast members for Turn Up Charlie are as follows:

Role Actor/Actress Where have I seen/heard them before?
Charlie Idris Elba Beasts of No Nation, Star Trek Beyond, Thor: Ragnarok
Gabbie Frankie Hervey *Debuting in Turn Up Charlie*
Del Guz Khan Man Like Mobeen, Curfew, Doctors
Hunter Cameron King Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children, The Treehouse, Hard Sun
David JJ Field Captain America: The First Avenger, Centurion, Austenland
Sara Piper Perabo Coyote Ugly, Imagine Me & You, The Prestige
Celebrity Cameos

We’re not sure how many celebrity cameos are set to appear but Craig David will star as himself for a brief cameo.

Photos: Turn Up Charlie


Future Projects: Turn Up Charlie

Idris Elba currently has no future projects lined up with Netflix. We could potentially see Idris Elba return to Netflix for more projects in the future especially if he wishes to take on a more creative role.

Subscriber Reaction: Turn Up Charlie

Craig David stars as himself in the series and showed his friend Idris Elba nothing but support for the upcoming series.

Episode Count: Turn Up Charlie

The first season of Turn Up Charlie will have 8 episodes. The run time of each episode will be 30 minutes.

Trailer: Turn Up Charlie

Release Date: Turn Up Charlie

The first season of Turn Up Charlie will arrive on the 15th of March and will be available to audiences worldwide.

Season 2: Turn Up Charlie

At the time of writing, we’re unsure if there will be a second season of Turn Up Charlie. It’s more likely that the series will be released as a limited series. This, of course, depends on the popularity of the show and whether or not

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Turn Up Charlie: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast and Trailer

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.