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Ben Kingsley Is The Wise And Caring Bagheera In Jon Favreau's 'Jungle Book'

Ben Kingsley has joined the cast of Jon Favreau’s live-action adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling novel, The Jungle Book, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.Ben Kingsley at The Prince's Trust & Samsung Celebrate Success AwardsKingsley...

Cutest Pregnancy Announcement Ever? Kelly Rowland's New Pair Of Baby Air Jordans

Kelly Rowland is pregnant! Unlike other celebrity pregnancies, the news came straight from the source this time, with the singer posting a photo on her Instagram of a baby-sized pair of Air Jordans. Aw, isn’t...

Guillermo Del Toro Doesn’T "Have The Money" For Pacific Rim 2, But He’S Working Like He Has

Everyone likes an optimist. Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that he’s beavering away on Pacific Rim 2, the sequel to 2013’s hyper-blockbuster, Kaiju v mega-robot smash. The Kaiju are a formidable foeHe told Buzzfeed: “I’m...

'Mandela's' Lack Of Awards Down To '12 Years' Guilt Hoover, Suggests Screenwriter

‘12 Years a Slave’ was, rightfully, the recipient of huge praise and numerous awards. The remarkable story of Solomon Northrup - portrayed by Chiwitel Ejiofor - was masterfully directed by Steve McQueen. But that success,...

Idris Elba Makes Directorial Debut With Short Film

Actor Idris Elba has made his directorial debut with a new music video as part of a project from Pepsi celebrating the world of soccer ahead of the 2014 World Cup.The Thor star also wrote...

Scarlett Johansson And Lupita Nyong'o Land Roles In Jungle Book Adaptation

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o are reportedly in talks to star in Jon Favreau's adaptation of the classic tale, The Jungle Book. The actresses will join Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom's Idris Elba, who will...

Imogen Poots Admires Actresses Who Can Adapt

Imogen Poots looks up to women who challenge themselves in film.'The Look of Love' actress - who is currently starring alongside 'Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul in 'A Long Way Down' and 'Need For Speed' -...

Idris Elba Welcomes Second "Truely Amazing" Baby Boy With Girlfriend Naiyana Garth

Idris Elba is a father to a healthy baby son.The 41 year-old actor welcomed his second child into the world with his make-up artist girlfriend Naiyana Garth on Friday (April 18th).Elba announced the good news...

Idris Elba Shares Snap Of "Truly Amazing" Second Child, Winston

Actor Idris Elba and his wife Naiyana Garth have experienced the joy of welcoming their first child, a son, into the world. The Luther star and his girlfriend shared a beautiful Twitter photo of their...

Which One Of These Actors Should Play Tupac?

18 years after the murder of Tupac Shakur the rapper will be bought back to life, this time not by a hologram projector but by an actor. The Tupac biopic is finally in the works,...

Idris Elba Is Many Things, But Is A Rapper One Of Them?

Idris Elba is plenty of things, but unfortunately a natural born rapper is not one of them. The Thor: The Dark World actor has been critically acclaimed for his recent roles, including winning the Golden...

Andy Serkis Gets His Very Own Precious: 'The Jungle Book'

Andy Serkis, who hit worldwide notoriety for portraying the character of Gollum in The Lord of The Rings films, is to direct ‘The Jungle Book’ for Warner Bros., who will be under extra pressure to...

Fruitful Rts Awards Haul For 'Broadchurch' And Olivia Colman

It was a big but unsurprisingly fertile evening for ITV’s ‘Broadchurch’ at last night’s RTS awards. The detective drama won the best drama serial award, while Olivia Colman picked up the best actress award for...

What Can We Expect From Disney's New 'Jungle Book' Movie?

Another childhood classic we all know and love is headed for a complete reboot, but what do we need to know about Disney’s new Jungle Book movie?Who's writing it?The new script will be written by...

Idris Elba Lands Shere Khan Voice In Live Action 'Jungle Book'

From the mean streets of Baltimore to Mowgli’s Jungle, Idris Elba’s career path hasn’t exactly been typical of a British actor. But the versatile Hackey-born star is lending his deep, silky tones to the iconic...

Idris Elba Embarrassed By Semi-naked Twitter Photo

British actor Idris Elba was left mortified after mistakenly posting a semi-naked photograph on Twitter.com, because he only intended to send it to a girlfriend.The Wire star was flirting with a female pal via the...

Idris Elba Shrugs Off Golden Globes Loss

Idris Elba insists he doesn't mind missing out on a Golden Globe. The 41-year-old actor was nominated for the Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture prize for his portrayal of the late...

Chris Martin Buys £400k Painting

Chris Martin spent a staggering £400,000 on a painting.The Coldplay frontman splashed out the huge sum for a one-of-a-kind design by famed street artist Banksy at a fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims over the weekend....

Idris Loses Golden Globe Hopes For 'Mandela' And 'Luther'

Idris Elba loses out on a Golden Globe gong for Best Actor in 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' as Matthew McConaughey takes home the award.No Globe for Idris this year'The Wire' star impressed critics with...

Chris Martin Spends £400,000 On Banksy Painting

Chris Martin splashed out £400,000 on a painting.The Coldplay frontman happily forked out the huge sum for a one-of-a-kind design by famed street artist Banksy at a fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims on Saturday night...

Idris Elba Began Driving Aged 14

British actor Idris Elba secretly bought and illegally drove a car when he was aged just 14.The Wire star obtained a Mini Clubman behind his parents' backs and was able to get away with being...

Idris Elba Questions Naomie Harris Snub

Idris Elba is confused by Naomie Harris' BAFTA snub.Both 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' stars failed to secure nominations in acting fields for the new biographical drama and Elba is upset that his co-star, who...

Idris Elba Wanted To Show 'Real' Mandela

Idris Elba wanted to portray Nelson Mandela as a ''real'' person.The British actor was conscious of emphasising the human side of the late anti-apartheid campaigner in new biopic, 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', by showing...

A Week In Movies: Awards Season Gathers Pace, Superhero Movie Rumours Abound, Expendables 3 Drops A Teaser

Things always go quiet in the film industry over the holidays as everyone takes one last break before the full onslaught of awards season campaigning. Nominations for both Oscars and Baftas come in the next...

August: Osage County And Meryl Streep Win Big At Capri, Hollywood Film Festival

After early predictions pegged the Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts starrer August: Osage County as a frontrunner for awards season 2014, the film has now picked up four awards at the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival.Streep...

Prince Philip Amongst Gq Best-dressed Men 2014

GQ Magazine have released their 'Best Dressed' list for the coming year and amongst some predictable entries, including Benedict Cumberbatch and David Beckham, there have been a few surprises, most notably the inclusion of Prince...

Idris Elba To Dj At London Hotspot

Idris Elba will make a special DJ appearance at London's Sway nightclub on Friday (27.12.13).The actor-and-DJ will provide the soundtrack to a night of partying at the Covent Garden hotspot, marking his first DJ set...

Idris Elba Had Concerns About Mandela Role

Idris Elba had concerns about playing Nelson Mandela in the new biopic about the late leader. The 41-year-old actor initially refused the part of South Africa's first black president in 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'...

Idris Elba Based Nelson Mandela Role On His Father

British actor Idris Elba looked close to home for inspiration when playing late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela as he based the part on his own father.The Wire star slipped into the former South African...

Idris Elba Recorded Album In Tribute To Nelson Mandela

British actor Idris Elba has recorded an album in honour of late South African leader Nelson Mandela.The Wire star worked on the project in South Africa after completing filming for Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom,...

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