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Idris Elba In Talks For Star Trek 3

Idris Elba is in talks to play the villain in 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' actor is in early talks for a role in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety...

Idris Elba In Talks To Play Villain In 'Star Trek 3'

Idris Elba is in early negotiations to play the villain in Star Trek 3, which is to be directed by Justin Lin. The primary cast of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana and...

Idris Elba In Talks To Play Star Trek Villain

A day after it was confirmed he had replaced Jamie Foxx in star-studded thriller The Trap, Elba is reportedly close to signing on for the bad guy role in director Justin Lin's first...

Idris Elba To Replace Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap'

Idris Elba is to replace Jamie Foxx in Hamony Korine's movie The Trap and will star in one of the most glittering casts of the year opposite Benicio Del Toro, Robert Pattinson, James Franco and...

Idris Elba Replacing Jamie Foxx In Crime Thriller

Foxx was originally cast opposite Benicio Del Toro, but he has unexpectedly pulled out of the project, leaving the Luther star to take his place. The movie also stars another Brit, Robert...

Beyonce To Star In The Big Short?

Beyonce could be set to star in 'The Big Short'.The 'Drunk In Love' hitmaker is rumoured to have joined the star studded cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same...

U.s. Adaptation Of Luther Delayed

The Pacific Rim star signed on to executive produce the U.S. adaptation last year (14), but he won't be reprising his role as the obsessive title character, homicide detective John Luther, for the...

Will Smith Wants Idris Elba For 007

Will Smith is backing Idris Elba to be the next James Bond.The 'Focus' actor believes the 'Luther' star is the sure favourite to take the part when Daniel Craig gives it up, insisting his race...

Cinemas Boycott Netflix's $12 Million Purchase 'Beasts Of No Nation'

Beasts of No Nation, Cary Fukunaga's African war drama that was acquired by Netflix for $12 million, may only be shown in 200 to 250 independent theaters after Regal, AMC and Cinemark committed to boycotting...

'Luther' Is Back! Idris Elba Begins Filming Special Episodes In East London [Pictures]

Idris Elba was all smiles yesterday (March 2nd), as he began filming scenes for two special episodes of his hit BBC detective series ‘Luther', which are set to air later this year. The 42 year...

Idris Elba Struggled For Work As Youngster

Idris Elba didn't work for three years as a youngster.The 42-year-old actor moved to New York in the late 1990s in a bid to make his dream of becoming a Hollywood actor come true, but...

Trio Return For Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell and Idris Elba will all reprise their Marvel Universe characters in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.A new poster previewing the much-anticipated movie has revealed that all three stars will return to the...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Sean Penn And Girlfriend Charlize Theron Look Loved Up At 'The Gunman's' UK Premiere [Pictures]

Charlize Theron accompanied boyfriend Sean Penn to the UK premiere of his new movie The Gunman on Monday night, braving the London rain to walk the red carpet together. The couple, who have known each...

Pierce Brosnan: "Next Bond Should Be Idris Elba Or Colin Salmon"

Pierce Brosnan, whom previously played 007 four times between 1995 and 2002, says the next James Bond should be played by one of two black actors: Idris Elba or Colin Salmon. The Luther star remains...

Pierce Brosnan Backs Idris Elba As Next James Bond

Pierce Brosnan thinks Idris Elba should play James Bond.The 61-year-old star - who appeared in the role of the iconic spy in four films from 1994 to 2002 - has given his backing to Elba,...

Ray Winstone Felt Like The 'Granddaddy' Of The Gunman Cast

Ray Winstone felt like the ''granddaddy'' on the set of his latest film 'The Gunman'.The 57-year-old actor appears alongside Sean Penn, 54, and Idris Elba, 42, in the new action thriller, but confessed he's too...

Mark Rylance Says Hollywood Is A 'Sink Or Swim' Environment

Mark Rylance thinks Hollywood has become a ''sink or swim'' environment.The 55-year-old actor, who's enjoyed success on the stage and the silver screen, admits the film industry has evolved so that there's less scope for...

Fox Orders Pilot For Us Remake Of 'Luther' And 'Frankenstein' Series

Fox has just placed an order for a ‘cast-contingent’ pilot of ‘Luther', a series based on the popular BBC drama starring Idris Elba. But the minds behind the potential series now have the unenviable task...

Charlie Hunnam To Play Drug Lord

Charlie Hunnam is reportedly set to star in 'American Drug Lord'.The 'Sons of Anarchy' actor is reportedly set to play cartel leader Edgar Valdez in the upcoming film based on a 2011 Rolling Stone article...

Kanye West Backs Idris Elba For 007 Role

Kanye West has backed Idris Elba to be the next James Bond.The 37-year-old rapper believes the 'Luther' actor is a ''visionary'', and should definitely be offered the role as the iconic secret agent when current...

Idris Elba Finally Responds To James Bond Speculation

After weeks of speculation that Idris Elba is the main target to take over from Daniel Craig as James Bond, the man himself has finally broken his silence. Elba, a talented actor who would undoubtedly...

Idris Elba Responds To James Bond Rumours In The Best Way

Could Idris Elba be the next James Bond? Well if the Sony email hack told us anything its that Amy Pascal thinks "Idris should be the next Bond’. But what has the man himself got...

Guess Why Rush Limbaugh Thinks Idris Elba Can't Play James Bond

Idris Elba is widely considered to be the favourite to play James Bond once Daniel Craig hangs up his tuxedo - and Sony emails reveal that Amy Pascal is sweet on the idea - but...

Sony Leak: Studio Eyes Idris Elba As Next James Bond

In the latest leaked documents from Sony, it has been revealed that studio co-chairman Amy Pascal is, or was, pushing for British actor Idris Elba to become the next James Bond once Daniel Craig finishes...

Leaked Email Reveals Idris Elba Is In Line For James Bond Role

An email leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hacking scandal has named British actor Idris Elba as the frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond.The star has long been rumoured to be a...

Could Idris Elba Be The Next James Bond?

Anticipation is building for the 24th instalment of the James Bond franchise when Spectre is released next year, but the series might be radically overhauled in the future as it’s been revealed that Idris Elba...

Idris Elba Upset Neon Jungle

Idris Elba ''shattered'' Neon Jungle's dreams.The girl group have a crush on the 'Luther' actor and were delighted to meet him at a party - but he refused to pose for a picture with them.Amira...

Idris Elba Racing Around The Wold For New Discovery Show

Idris Elba, who recently announced he would be returning as Luther for a new mini-series, is seemingly branching out into the world of travel. The actor will race around the world on land, sea and...

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