Articles Tagged 'Idris Elba'


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 […]

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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 […]

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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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WATCH: Idris Elba Makes History with Double Win at SAG Awards

Just a couple of weeks ago Idris Elba was honored at the Critics’ Choice Awards for his role on Luther, winning the Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries. He wasn’t able to accept the Critics’ Choice award in-person, but that wasn’t the case this past weekend (January 30) when winning not just one, but two awards, […]

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WATCH: Idris Elba Delivers Speech on Diversity in TV

Idris Elba is having an impactful week. He won a Critics’ Choice Award on Sunday night and addressed Parliament on Monday (January 18). The British actor spoke to over 100 MPs, including Ed Vaizey, Minister of State at the Department for Culture, about diversity in British television, reports The Guardian. Elba moved to the U.S. in the 1990s […]


‘Luther’ Star Idris Elba Wins Critics’ Choice Award

He aims, he shoots, he scores … a Critics’ Choice Award for his role as DCI John Luther. Okay, let’s backtrack: Idris Elba of course doesn’t go into roles or act for the accolades, but hey, he’s not going to say no when being awarded for his work. Elba won the Critics’ Choice award for […]

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Idris Elba’s Reaction to OBE Honor

Luther star Idris Elba is rounding off 2015 on a high note, having been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for service to drama. And he’s chuffed. Each year the Queen releases a list of honorees as part of the New Year celebration. This year’s […]

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