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Dev Patel Doesn't Want To Play James Bond

Dev Patel isn't interested in playing James Bond.The 30-year-old actor has been suggested as a potential replacement for Daniel Craig as the iconic spy, but feels Idris Elba should be given the role.In an interview...

Idris Elba To Star In New Spy Movie

Idris Elba is to star in a new spy film.The 47-year-old actor will both act in and produce the untitled project which is described as a ''spy movie with romance'' set in Africa.Apple have won...

Idris Elba Feared Covid-19 Could Be The 'End'

Idris Elba feared it ''could be the end'' when he contracted coronavirus.Both the 47-year-old actor and his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba, 31, contracted COVID-19 in April and the couple admitted it was a very ''scary''...

Sabrina Dhowre Elba Calls For More Diversity In Fashion

Sabrina Dhowre Elba believes there is ''way more work'' to be done in tackling diversity in the fashion industry.The 31-year-old model - who is married to actor Idris Elba - thinks there has been a...

Antonio Banderas Tests Positive For Covid-19

Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19.The Spanish actor announced via Instagram on Monday (10.08.20), his 60th birthday, that he has been diagnosed with the highly contagious respiratory illness and is currently quarantining.Writing in his...

'I Dodged A Bullet': Idris Elba On Covid-19 Battle

Idris Elba feels like he ''dodged a bullet'' after recovering from Covid-19. Both the 47-year-old actor and his wife Sabrina Dhowre, 31, contracted the virus in April and Idris says they are thankful to be...

Mel Gibson Was Hospitalised With Coronavirus

Mel Gibson spent a week in hospital with coronavirus.The 64-year-old actor was taken to a medical facility in Los Angeles in April after falling ill with but made a full recovery after being treated...

Idris Elba Tips John Boyega For Bond

Idris Elba has tipped John Boyega to become the next James Bond.The 'Luther' actor himself has been linked to the iconic role as the suave spy, as has the 28-year-old actor, but the former would...

Idris Elba 'Offered Millions To Join Apple Tv+'

Idris Elba has reportedly been offered £5 million to join Apple TV+.The 47-year-old actor has been offered the eye-watering sum of money to make TV shows and films for Apple, which is desperate to fight...

Idris Elba: Racist Films Should Have Warnings Attached

Idris Elba thinks racist films and televisions shouldn't be pulled from broadcast - and just have a warning label added.The 'Luther' star feels it is important that these shows are still aired, rather than taken...

'It Hit Me Very Bad': Idris Elba On Covid-19'S Mental Impact

Idris Elba says the ''mental impact'' of Covid-19 was ''pretty traumatic'' on himself and his wife Sabrina Dhowre. The 'Luther' star and his spouse both tested positive for the virus in April but had only...

Idris Elba To Produce For Apple Tv+

Idris Elba is to produce series and streaming features for Apple TV+.The 'Luther' star's Green Door Pictures company have signed a new deal with the technology giant to produce series and streaming features for their...

'We Are Close To Making A Film': Idris Elba Teases Luther Big Screen Return

Idris Elba has teased a 'Luther' movie is ''close'' to being made.The 47-year-old actor has portrayed the titular DCI John Luther for fives seasons since it launched back in 2010, and although he has insisted...

Sam Heughan Is Fan Favourite For James Bond

Sam Heughan is the fans' favourite to be the next James Bond.The 'Outlander' actor - who previously auditioned to play the suave spy in 2006 but lost out to Daniel Craig - has topped a...

Idris Elba Praises On-screen Diversity

Idris Elba is starting to see ''the needle start to move'' in regards to on-screen diversity.The 'Luther' star is glad to see anti-racism at the forefront of many conversations right now.He said: ''Four years ago...

Idris Elba: 'Success Has Not Negated Racism For Me'

Idris Elba says ''success has not negated racism'' for him.The 47-year-old actor and DJ revealed that his parents always warned him he would have to be ''twice as good as the white man'' to succeed...

Wiley Drops Surprise Album

Wiley has surprised fans by releasing a new album, just days after his ''final'' record. The 41-year-old grime MC has dropped his second album in a month, 'Boasty Gang', after he released 'The Godfather 3'...

James Gunn Doesn't Want To Direct An Avengers Movie

James Gunn doesn't want to direct an 'Avengers' movie.The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' filmmaker admits that he would never helm a film in the money-spinning franchise, saying it simply doesn't ''appeal'' to him.In response to...

Judi Dench Hates Her Appearance In Cats

Dame Judi Dench is not a fan of her appearance in 'Cats'.The 85-year-old actress played Old Deuteronomy in the much-maligned big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, which was widely-panned after its release...

Hercules Live-action Remake In The Works

A live-action remake of Disney classic 'Hercules' is in the works.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joe and Anthony Russo - who have been at the helm of several movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU),...

Billie Eilish And Post Malone Lead 2020 Webby Awards Nominations

Billie Eilish and Post Malone lead the nominations for the Webby Awards 2020.The annual ceremony aims to celebrate the Internet from popular websites, to social media pages, film and video, podcasts and digital audio, as...

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez And More Added To Lady Gaga's Virtual Benefit Concert

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith and more have been added to Lady Gaga's star-studded virtual 'One World: Together at Home' concert.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker has teamed up with Global Citizen and the World...

James Gunn: Guardians 3 Plans Remain The Same

James Gunn says 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' plans are still ''exactly the same as they were before coronavirus''. The 53-year-old director reassured fans the motion picture - which Disney is yet to assign...

James Gunn Hints The Suicide Squad Will Be Released In August 2021

James Gunn has hinted 'The Suicide Squad' is still on course for an August 2021 release.Numerous films have had their release plans altered by the coronavirus crisis, but the superhero sequel - which finished shooting...

Idris Elba Defied Horse Allergy For Concrete Cowboys

Idris Elba learned how to ride horses for 'Concrete Cowboys', even though he is allergic to the animals.The 'Luther' actor both stars in and produces the new movie, which sees 'Stranger Things' star Caleb McLaughlin...

Lady Gaga Announced Star-studded Virtual Concert

Lady Gaga is to lead a huge virtual concert to honour medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker has teamed up with Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the...

Will Smith Lands Comic Show On Quibi

Will Smith will host a new stand-up comedy series for Quibi.The 51-year-old actor will front 'This Joka' for the mobile platform, with each of the 16 episodes including stand-up sets and one-on-one conversations between the...

Hilarious Attempted Idris Elba Doll Goes Viral

Idris Elba may officially be the Sexiest Man Alive, according to People magazine, but apparently that doesn’t mean he’s due the respect of having a doll-maker pay the faintest attention to what he actually looks...

Most Powerful Culturally Diverse Movies Of The Last Five Years

It's hard to believe that it's 2018 and Hollywood still occasionally struggles to produce culturally diverse films to represent people of all backgrounds. On the other hand, the last decade - and in particular the...

Idris Elba Rules Himself Out As Next James Bond Actor

There’s been big changes today in the future of the James Bond movies, with Idris Elba ruling himself out after weeks of recent speculation that he might be the next 007, on the same day...

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