The British star, who is up for Best Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series for Luther and Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for Beasts of No Nation, will not be attending the star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles due to his injury.

His representative tells Entertainment Tonight, "On doctor's orders he can not get on a plane to attend the Golden Globes."

Elba is still expected attend the Screen Actors Guild Awards on 30 January (15), when he is up for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for the Netflix war drama film.