From The Hollywood Reporter By Pamela McClintock and Tim Appelo When Kenneth Branagh cast Idris Elba as Heimdall in the upcoming summer tentpole Thor, a furious debate erupted among fanboys, with some insisting it was wrong for a black man to play a Nordic god. But the London-born actor has no patience for the debate. […]
The trailer for a new web dramedy series – Milk & HOney – hit the Internet this week. Executive produced by the oh so fine Idris Elba, the series follows four women in LA who are on their spiritual, professional and romantic journeys to pursue their dreams. Check out the trailer for the series, which […]
Before you settle in for the umpteenth “Law & Order” marathon, add “Luther” to the DVD rental queue. Idris Elba stars as Detective Chief Inspector John Luther in this Golden Globe nominated BBC series. Luther is both brilliant and impulsive, a lethal combination that makes him just as dangerous as the criminals he seeks to […]
The 2011 Golden Globe nominations were just announced on NBC. Halle Berry and Idris Elba are both up for awards. Halle could win Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her role in “Frankie & Alice.”Idris is nominated for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in […]
Despite early weekend box office estimates reported Monday morning (August 30), Takers has actually edged out The Last Exorcism as the highest-grossing film for the weekend ending August 29. Will Packer, whose Rainforest Films co-produced Takers with T.I.’s Grand Hustle Films, spoke to Carol Blackmon about making Takers, the film’s actors and being number one […]
Idris Elba covers the August issue of Upscale magazine, where he talks being a sex symbol and his dating life.
Idris Elba is British. And he really has an English accent. Unfortunately, some people thinks it's fake. They think he really speaks like he does on the Wire. Alfredas caught up with the star of Takers on the red carpet of the movie's DC premiere to get to the bottom of it.
The stars of “Takers,” T.I. and Idris Elba, recently stopped by RadioOne’s DMV-area studios to promote the upcoming movie. The Charlotte event is Aug. 17 at the EpiCentre. Elba is scheduled to be there. The event is at capacity, but My92.7.com will cover it so you can see what you missed. Here’s a look at […]
We love us some Idris Elba. We really do. And we’re perfectly fine with the fact that he’s a well-known DJ on his homeland of London. But we haven’t yet decided how we feel about being a rapper. The actor and music aficionado, also known as King Driis, brings forth the visuals for his 9th […]
2010 is the year of Idris Elba. His latest film, “The Losers,” raked in about $9.6 million this weekend. “Takers,” starring Elba alongside T.I., Chris Brown, and Michael Ealy is to be released this coming August. And “Legacy” has become an indie favorite, as it is an official selection of both the Tribeca Film Festival […]