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Idris Elba Again Denies Those James Bond Rumours

For what seems like the hundredth time, Idris Elba has put a dampener on the long-standing reports that he’s to be the next James Bond actor, saying that they are “just a rumour”.Speaking to E!...

Idris Elba's 'Bastille Day' To Be Pulled From French Cinemas

Idris Elba’s latest film Bastille Day is to be pulled from French cinemas at the request of production company StudioCanal. After Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, which left more than 80 people dead and more...

James Norton Is The New Favourite To Be The Next James Bond

‘War & Peace’ star James Norton has rapidly emerged as the red-hot favourite to land the vacant spot as the next James Bond, with the actor overtaking Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy and Aidan Turner in...

Idris Elba And His Rumoured Ex-girlfriend Put On United Front At Baftas

Idris Elba set tongues wagging about the state of his relationship at the BAFTAs last night (Sunday May 8) when he appeared on the red carpet with his supposed former girlfriend, 28-year-old make-up artist, Naiyana...

Idris Elba Brought His Focussed Attitude To Bastille Day

He essentially plays an American version of the rogue superspy on the trail of a terrorist in Paris alongside Richard Madden, a fellow Brit also playing American on-screen. Elba is quick to point out that...

Nicki Minaj Makes Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential List

Nicki Minaj has appeared in TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world alongside Kendrick Lamar, Adele and Idris Elba. The rap star’s entry was introduced by her former mentor Lil Wayne,...

Idris Elba To Star In Sky Atlantic Drama 'Guerrilla'

Idris Elba will be starring in a new political drama for Sky Atlantic set in 1970s London. Titled ‘Guerrilla’, it will be Elba’s first small-screen drama since BBC1’s ‘Luther’. The six-part series is set to...

Hank The Octopus, Becky The Loon, The Otters: Meet The Cast Of Finding Dory!

'Finding Dory' is definitely on the way now, and with it a whole host of lovable new characters. It takes place just a year after the events of 'Finding Nemo', even if it's taken more...

Idris Elba Loved Getting Silly For Zootopia

The British Actor has recently won two SAG awards in January for performances in both film (Beasts of No Nation) and television (Luther), and sparking the #OscarsSoWhite protests when he failed to earn an Academy...

Stephen King Confirms Idris Elba As The Lead Star Of 'The Dark Tower'

Stephen King has finally revealed who is going to play the main character in the long-awaited movie adaptation of his self-described magnum opus 'The Dark Tower'. Idris Elba will take on the role of the...

'Spotlight' Wins Big, As Independent Spirit Awards Celebrate Diversity

Spotlight was the big winner at last night’s Independent Spirit Awards, taking home five gongs, including best feature. The ceremony, which was held at Santa Monica Beach, included many references to the ongoing diversity debate...

Idris Elba Lands Fourth Win Of 2016 At London Evening Standard British Film Awards

Award shows continue to bring shame on the forthcoming Academy Awards for not giving Idris Elba a nomination, as the London Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor marks the 'Beasts Of No Nation'...

Dame Helen Mirren Says It's "Unfair" To Attack The Oscars Over Diversity Row

Former Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has mounted a defence of the Academy over its much publicised lack of diversity in its nominations, saying that it’s “unfair” to attack them when the real problem lies...

Idris Elba Is A Double Winner At The 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Continuing awards season was the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday (January 30th 2016), which certainly set a fine example for the Oscars with its recognition of diversity. There were few surprises...

Idris Elba Takes Hollywood Diversity Debate To The UK

Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to weigh in on the diversity in Hollywood debate, which has flared up again over the 2016 Academy Award nominations casually leaving out all black actors from the categories....

Idris Elba, Damon Albarn And Barbara Windsor Recognised In New Year's Honours List

Idris Elba, Barbara Windsor and Blur frontman Damon Albarn were among those recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. ‘Luther’ actor Elba was recognised with an OBE for his services to drama and said...

Idris Elba Rumoured For Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' Movie Adaptation

Idris Elba is being lined up as the leading actor in the hugely anticipated movie adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’.The British star, 42, is due to play the part of gunslinger Roland Deschain,...

Idris Elba: "Bed Companies Complained After Scary 'Luther' Scene"

Idris Elba is preparing to return to our screens in a new series of BBC drama ‘Luther’ later this month and the actor is just as excited as the fans to bring the detective back....

Idris Elba Reveals Near-death Experience On Set Of 'Beasts Of No Nation'

Idris Elba has revealed that he came close to death during the filming of his recent movie Beasts of No Nation when it was shooting on location in Ghana.The ‘Luther’ actor, who has been rumoured...

Idris Elba Says The UK Is "Moving In The Right Direction" When It Comes To Tv Diversity

Idris Elba has said he feels the UK is “moving in the right direction” when it comes to diversity in TV roles, but there’s still more to be done. The 43-year-old first found success on...

Madonna Recruits Idris Elba As Opening Act On Tour

The pop veteran is bringing her Rebel Heart tour to Berlin on Tuesday (10Nov15), and she revealed The Wire star, who performs under the name Driis, will kick off her gig at the...

Daniel Craig Refuses To Be Drawn On James Bond Future

With the release of the highly-anticipated Spectre now imminent, Daniel Craig seems to have changed his tune about the prospects of continuing to be James Bond after recently landing himself in hot water after saying...

Idris Elba Skips To Peak Fitness

Idris Elba skips to keep fit. The 43-year-old actor is currently training for his next blockbuster movie 'Bastille Day' and has revealed his go-to exercise for shedding fat is jumping rope. He shared: ''My favourite...

John Newman Met Calvin Harris At A Supermarket

John Newman met Calvin Harris at a supermarket.The 'Love Me Again' hitmaker - who collaborated with the Scottish DJ on the hit single 'Blame' - has revealed the first time the pair met was at...

Jessica Alba Has Favourite Jacket

Jessica Alba takes her favourite blazer everywhere she goes.The 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' actress knows she won't necessarily wear the jacket, but can't go on a trip anywhere without it because she...

Idris Elba 'Would Be A Great Bond Baddie'

Idris Elba thinks he'd make an excellent Bond baddie.The 43-year-old actor has been heavily linked to the role of the British secret agent, but his friend John Newman has revealed Idris has expressed an interest...

Taylor Swift To Host Met Gala 2016

Taylor Swift will co-host the 2016 Met Gala.The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker will take control of next year's Costume Institute Gala to be held next May at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the theme...

Taylor Swift And Idris Elba To Co-chair 2016 Met Gala

The trend-setting pop star and dapper British actor will serve as honorary co-chairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit in New York City, which many consider to be the Oscars...

Beasts Of No Nation Helps Idris Elba Focus On Big Issues

At 43, London-born actor Idris Elba has a wide variety of roles under his belt, like his show-stopping character in TV's The Wire and movie roles for a range of filmmakers like Ridley Scott, Danny...

David Harewood To Play Next James Bond?

David Harewood wants to play the next James Bond. The 'Homeland' star, 49, has admitted he would love to take over the role of the iconic secret agent from Daniel Craig, who has hinted the...

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