Idris Elba is doing his part to give others a big break.
The actor has teamed with Samsung as a mentor for the company’s online talent competition.
Potential competitors that were invited had until March 6 to apply for the competition via Facebook with a two-minute film that highlighed their particular project.
Since the competition launched on Feb. 3, more than 600 people have downloaded the app. The music category has emerged as the most popular, with performers already attracting garnering support for their videos.
Each mentor will select the final four participants, who will be featured in a television series that will air on UK TV in spring 2014.
Fans of the completion can vote for the “People’s Choice” winner per category on Facebook. Winners will receive personal tuition and Samsung products that will support them in pursuing their dreams.
1. Lance Gross1 of 14
2. Djimon Hounsou2 of 14
3. Morris Chestnut3 of 14
4. Denzel Washington4 of 14
5. Idris Elba5 of 14
6. Blair Underwood6 of 14
7. Derek Luke7 of 14
8. Tyson Beckford8 of 14
9. Taye Diggs9 of 14
10. Dwight Howard10 of 14
11. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje11 of 14
12. Dwyane Wade12 of 14
13. Michael Vick13 of 14
14. Reggie Bush14 of 14
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