Idris Elba

Five British Actors and The Early Roles You May Not Know

You know them as titanic acting heavyweights, some of the finest stars Britain has to offer — and from TV shows Doctor Who and Sherlock to blockbuster movies like The Dark Knight Rises and X-Men, they’ve become hugely ...

Emmy Noms: 'Luther,' 'Wild Things,' Bonham Carter

Cheer up, Clone Club. There’s plenty for BBC AMERICA enthusiasts to celebrate in the 2014 Emmy nominations, which were announced this morning (July 10) in Los Angeles, CA.

WATCH: Idris Elba Stars in Heart-Pounding Thriller ‘No Good Deed’ Trailer

Rule number one: do not open the door if you are not expecting someone.

We love us some Idris Elba (Luther), but he is well scary when he wants to be, as seen in Sam Miller’s homicidal thriller No Good Deed.

WATCH: Idris Elba Directs First Short Film ‘Unstoppable’

What’s that sound? Oh, it’s the millions of boyfriends and husbands groaning at Idris Elba (Luther, Pacific Rim), who can do no wrong according to women everywhere, taking on the role of director (again).

Idris Elba Is The New Shere Khan

So, if you were casting voices for a live-action version of The Jungle Book—based on the original stories by Rudyard Kipling, not necessarily the all-singing and essentially unimprovable Disney cartoon version—who would YOU get to ...

WATCH: All Of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies In One Clip

We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium.

Idris Elba Responds to ‘I’m Sorry I’m Not Idris Elba’ Poem

Let’s just say it’s not too hard being actor Idris Elba these days. But some men are feeling a little intimated by their ladies talking him up so much.

Idris Elba Creates a Global Man Panic

Men, it is time to put down your secret shame. Today we stand as one proud gender and leave behind the hobbling weight of public expectation that sees Idris Elba venerated as the finest example of masculinity that could ever walk the ...

Idris Elba Cradles Julia Roberts on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover

If there was any doubt that Idris Elba was the man, Vanity Fair demolished it with the cover of their annual Hollywood issue, shot as usual by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Elba, a Golden Globe winner for BBC AMERICA’s ...

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Idris Elba Host His Own Car Show

It’s still very much an open question about whether Idris Elba will ever take on the role of James Bond. But it seems he’s already taken on the role of Jeremy Clarkson.