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Idris Elba Really Wants To Be On 'Girls'

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09:  Actor Idris Elba attends the W Magazine celebration of The 'Best Performances' Portfolio and T
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Actor Idris Elba attends the W Magazine celebration of The 'Best Performances' Portfolio and The Golden Globes with Cadillac and Dom Perignon at Chateau Marmont on January 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for W Magazine)

Idris Elba had a huge year with a Golden Globe nomination for his role in "Mandela," but there's one part he hasn't landed just yet.

Turns out, Elba really wants a role on Lena Dunham's "Girls." He tweeted his appreciation for Dunham and her show on Wednesday (Jan. 22).

We can already imagine the role: He could play a dapper brownstone owner who seduces one of the "Girls" -- preferably Shoshanna -- and holes up with her in his gorgeous apartment for 24 hours. Oh wait, that sounds familiar ...

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