Articles Tagged 'Idris Elba'


WATCH: Idris Elba Tags ‘Star Trek’ Street Art

Actor Idris Elba (Luther, Star Trek) has a bunch of hidden talents, and now he can add street artist to the list. He may not be able to take credit for the Star Trek Beyond art covering the entire side of a building in London, but he made the final touch with a tag of […]


BBC AMERICA Earns Four Emmy Nominations For ‘Orphan Black’ and ‘Luther’

Announced this morning (July 14) by the Television Academy, BBC AMERICA earned top nods with four Primetime Emmy® nominations for Orphan Black and Luther. Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series while Luther scored nominations for star Idris Elba (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or […]

BBC America’s “Luther” Screening – Red Carpet

WATCH: Idris Elba Gives Details on ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Character

Idris Elba has been dropping hints about his Star Trek Beyond character here and there. And now we’re getting a look at him in action as the villainous Krall in a recently released clip. Elba sets up the featurette, saying, “Krall is very complex. When you meet him, you think, ‘Op, he’s a bad guy.’” The […]

Award presenters British actors Kate Winslet (L) and Idris Elba (R) pose together in the winners area at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House in London on February 14, 2016.

Kate Winslet Could Star Opposite Idris Elba in Plane Crash Romantic Drama

Kate Winslet is in talks to join Idris Elba in new survival-romance drama The Mountain Between Us, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Didn’t know survival-romance was a thing? Nope, us neither. The movie will tell the story of writer Ashley Knox, engaged to be married, and surgeon Ben Trace, who charter a plane to get […]

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Hosts Annual Grants Banquet – Arrivals

John Boyega Set to Star in ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel

It’s been recently confirmed that Star Wars star John Boyega is set to star in the Pacific Rim sequel as Idris Elba‘s character’s son.  Pacific Rim co-creator Guillermo del Toro talked about the casting news, saying, “I am very proud and happy to welcome John into a fantastic sandbox. The Pacific Rim universe will be reinforced with […]

Sealions Rudder (Dominic West) and Fluke (Idris Elba) in ‘Finding Dory’

WATCH: Idris Elba as Cockney Sea Lion in New ‘Finding Dory’ Trailer

A third (third, count ’em) trailer has been released for Finding Dory, the spin-off from 2003’s Finding Nemo. Ellen DeGeneres reprises her role as Dory, the blue forgetful fish who tells Nemo to “just keep swimming.” Andrew Stanton is back too, both writing and directing the movie, not to mention lending his voice to laidback sea turtle […]


Stephen King Shares Cryptic ‘Dark Tower’ Tweet

The film adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Dark Tower series is hitting the big screen on February 17, 2017. At this point we know Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in the leads as Roland Deschain, the Gunslinger, and the Man in Black, respectively. It’s not clear where the film starts, though. The book series spanned […]

Idris Elba in video for Macklemore’s ‘Dance Off’

WATCH: Idris Elba Challenges You (and Macklemore) to a Dance-Off

When Michael Jackson needed a spooky rap, he hit up Vincent Price, so when rapper Macklemore needed the same for his latest single, he turned to Idris Elba. The track “Dance Off” appears on Macklemore’s most recent album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, and was released as its second single. It wasn’t until the official video appeared yesterday (May […]

Idris Elba poses in the Winners room at the House Of Fraser British Academy Television Awards 2016  at the Royal Festival Hall on May 8, 2016 in London, England.

FIRST LOOK: Idris Elba as The Gunslinger

Ever since news filtered out that a movie adaptation of Steven King‘s popular Dark Tower series was in the works, people have wondered who would play the books’ protagonist: the mysterious Roland Deschain, known simply as The Gunslinger. And ever since Idris Elba was cast, many of us have wondered what he’d make of the role. Well, […]


Idris Elba on New Series ‘Guerrilla’: ‘TV is in for a Treat’

We love Idris Elba on Luther and more of him on American TV is okay by us. Elba has signed on to star in the Showtime production Guerrilla. The series will also air in the U.K. via Sky Atlantic. The six-part drama places the British actor in 1970s London. Guerrilla is described as a love story, revolving around “a politically […]

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