Articles Tagged 'Idris Elba'

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 […]

Actor Idris Elba attends Common’s Toast to the Arts sponsored by Remy Martin at Ysabel on February 26, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.

Idris Elba Dishes on ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Character

More information is coming out about Star Trek Beyond, the next feature-length installment of the classic sci-fi franchise due out this summer, and in particular Idris Elba‘s turn as the much-touted baddie. Fans were disappointed to see no sign of him in the trailer that dropped back in December, though Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Simon […]

Star Trek Beyond – Dubai Press Conference

Simon Pegg Spills the Beans on ‘Star Trek Beyond’

If you don’t want to know anything about the next installment of the Star Trek film series, then please stop reading now. If you do want a hint at what’s to come, then Star Trek Beyond writer and star Simon Pegg has something to say about it. Pegg talked to MTV News about working on the […]

Idris Elba attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House on February 14, 2016 in London, England.

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey To Star in Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’

After false starts and months of speculation, a movie adaptation of Stephen King’s “magnum opus” The Dark Tower is going ahead, and will star Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. The news came from the most official of sources: the acclaimed author himself. King tweeted: “It’s official: The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed,” […]


WATCH: Idris Elba Stars in ‘Bastille Day’ Trailer

We love seeing Idris Elba being awarded for his roles in Luther and Beasts of No Nation, but do you know what we love even more? Watching him at work. Elba takes on the role of CIA agent Sean Briar in the action thriller Bastille Day. The film is set in Paris, France, on the […]

London Evening Standard British Film Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

Idris Elba Wins Best Actor at London Evening Standard British Film Awards

Idris Elba has won another award for his role in Beasts of No Nation, reports BBC News. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not surprised by any means, it just leaves us thinking, “What can’t this man do?” Elba just recently returned home to the U.K. after attending the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, where he made […]

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