Posted by | Cyrena Rose

The sexiest man alive (to me), Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba is on the March 2013 cover of British GQ, photographed by Norman Jean Roy!

Elba is said to become Hollywood royalty; the actor will star in mega-budget blockbuster Pacific Rim and is portraying Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-bait biopic, Long Walk to Freedom.

Enjoy the visuals of the shoot and some quotes from the Luther star:

People finding him incredibly sexy…

‘The irony is I wake up every morning, look at myself in the mirror and think, “Whoa, I look like a piece of s***”,’ said the Hackney lad turned Hollywood superstar. ‘You watch yourself age and it’s hard to feel like a sex symbol.’

Female fans that obsess over him…

‘I’m not sure what it is they see, not to mention that, personally, I feel very awkward. There’s no way all those women would ever sleep with me and go, “I really liked him”. Some of them would go, “He was really boring or he was a bit aggressive or, urgh, actor.” But it’s a compliment and it’s a massive tool to use in sculpting a career, especially with what I do for a living because I work in the face business. So it’s a compliment and I use it accordingly.’

The next James Bond?

It’s a rumor. And, I have to tell you, if the producers of Bond thought that I was self-campaigning, it would be such a turn-off. I’m flattered, obviously but I’ve been advised to just pipe down about it.’

The issue hits stands February 7th, pick up your copy and enjoy!

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