'The Wire' -- Where are they now? [Pictures]
Discover upcoming releases and projects from actors featured on "The Wire," including Idris Elba, Dominic West and Felicia 'Snoop' Pearson.
Also see: "Homicide": Where are they now?
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The man who played Stringer Bell with power and grace can be seen as the host of a new BBC America showcase called "Dramaville." (Think of the late Alastair Cooke and "Masterpiece Theatre.") Elba will introduce British drama series and films to American audiences each Wednesday night, including the sequel to his own "Luther" in September. He was also nominated for a best actor Emmy for his performance in the detective series. --David Zurawik