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As Idris Elba sits perched in his lustrous throne atop handsome hill, the rest of the brothas (who aren’t him) revel in their pity. Not…

The Internet may want Idris Elba to play that next James Bond really bad, but the British heartthrobs says he’s not the man for the…

Along with receiving rave reviews for their performances of Nelson and Winnie Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Idris Elba and Naomie Harris shine…

Before Nelson Mandela succumbed to longtime illnesses, Idris Elba prepared to play the anti-apartheid icon in the biography ”Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” by visiting the…

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom was an instant hit in South Africa. According to sources, the biopic based on the autobiography of the anti-apartheid leader…

Just in time for Nelson Mandela‘s 95th birthday today, The Weinstein Company has finally rolled out a full, official trailer that gives us a good look at what we can expect from the film. Starring Idris Elba as the legendary South African revolutionary turned president, it was directed by Justin Chadwick, and based off of Mandela’s 1994 book,Long Walk to Freedom. […]

Actor Idris Elba said that he felt that Black men are not considered “sexy” by mainstream America, during a recent interview. Idris elaborated on the issue, saying that Black actors are typically casted much differently than actors of other races, HuffingtonPost.com reports: “Black men, we’re never called sexy. We’re called athletic, intense, we’re described as […]

LOS ANGELES- Laurence Fishburne, Taraji Henson and Idris Elba have all been nominated for Emmys this year. Fishburne for his role as Thurgood Marshall in the HBO movie, Thurgood, and Elba for his role as detective John Luther in the BBC series, “Luther.” Taraji P. Henson was nominated for her role as Tiffany Rubin in […]

From The Hollywood Reporter By Pamela McClintock and Tim Appelo When Kenneth Branagh cast Idris Elba as Heimdall in the upcoming summer tentpole Thor, a furious debate erupted among fanboys, with some insisting it was wrong for a black man to play a Nordic god. But the London-born actor has no patience for the debate. […]

As a fitting close to Black History Month, actor Idris Elba was the featured speaker for the Lens Project’s “Artist Spotlight” series. Held at the Paul Robeson Center of Rutgers University’s Newark campus this past Thursday evening, the lecture was moderated by Ms. Baraka Sele, the current Assistant Vice President of Programming of the New […]

Add detective to Tyler Perry’s resume. Tyler Perry has officially signed on to play the role of Alex Cross the crime-solving detective in James Patterson’s seemingly never-ending series of popular novels — in a new movie called “I, Alex Cross.” The character was previously played by Morgan Freeman in “Kiss The Girls”and “Along Came A […]