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Kate Winslet Reveals Idris Elba Was Nervous Filming Sex Scenes With Her

British acting icons, Kate Winslet and Idris Elba are taking cinematic screens by storm with their new film, The Mountain Between Us. With decades of acting experience and scores of TV series and films on...

Hany Abu-assad Is Proud Of Challenging Disaster Movie

Hany Abu-Assad says his new movie 'The Mountain Between Us' is one of the most honest films he has made because of the extremely challenging conditions everyone had to endure on location.The 55-year-old director helmed...

Idris Elba's Movie Therapy

Idris Elba found making 'The Mountain Between Us' an ''interesting therapy session''.The 45-year-old actor - who has two children Isan, 16, and Winston, three, from past relationships - spent a lot of time filming in...

Shy Idris Elba

Idris Elba is ''shy''.The 'Mountain Between Us' actor is baffled when he is described as ''fun and cool'' because he insists he is very different, and claims people are always disappointed when they meet...

Kate Winslet Gushes Over Handsome Idris Elba

Kate Winslet claims the female attention Idris Elba receives is a ''nightmare''.The 42-year-old actress completely understands why women are attracted to her 'Mountain Between Us' co-star, but joked it can be frustrating.Asked about the way...

Liam Gallagher And Idris Elba 'All Good' Following 2013 Spat

Liam Gallagher and Idris Elba are ''all good now'' following their 2013 spat.The 45-year-old former Oasis singer and the 'Star Trek Beyond' actor were embroiled in a feud at the 2013 NME Awards after Idris...

Idris Elba Says Taylor Swift And Kanye West's Beef Made Him 'Awkward'

Idris Elba felt ''awkward'' when he found himself caught in the middle of Taylor Swift and Kanye West's ''beef'' at the 2016 Met Gala.The 45-year-old actor co-hosted the glitzy bash in New York City last...

Liam Gallagher: Idris Elba Didn't Really Apologise

Liam Gallagher says Idris Elba ''didn't really apologise'' for their feud in 2013.The 45-year-old rocker took to Twitter last week to suggest that the 'Star Trek Beyond' actor had apologised to him for a heated...

Kate Winslet Keeps Her Oscar In The Toilet

Kate Winslet keeps her Oscar in her toilet.The 41-year-old Academy Award winner won the prestigious prize for her role in the 2008 movie 'The Reader', and she stores the golden statuette in her loo to...

Idris Elba Auditioned For Beauty And The Beast

Idris Elba auditioned for 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 45-year-old actor has admitted he sent in an audition tape for the recent live-action remake of the 1991 animated Disney feature, but lost out on his dream...

Idris Elba Auditioned For Gaston In Live-action 'Beauty And The Beast'

Many people know Idris Elba as an action star. He's brought gritty detective drama 'Luther' to fans across the globe, starred as The Gunslinger in the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel series 'The Dark...

Liam Gallagher And Idris Elba End Feud?

Liam Gallagher and Idris Elba have seemingly ended their feud.The 45-year-old rocker and the 'Star Trek Beyond' actor took a dislike to one another after the NME Awards in 2013 when Idris allegedly ''messed up''...

Idris Elba: Falling In Love Is Special

Idris Elba says falling in love with his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre was ''pretty special''.The 45-year-old actor began dating the former Miss Vancouver winner whilst filming his upcoming romance movie 'The Mountain Between Us' in Canada,...

James Norton Isn't Holding Out For James Bond Role

James Norton isn't ''holding out'' hope to be the next James Bond.The 32-year-old actor was one of the many names in the running to replace Daniel Craig as the next 007, but Norton - who...

Why Kate Winslet Could Not Avoid Ice Stunt On 'The Mountain Between Us'

Kate Winslet is set to appear alongside Idris Elba on the adventure drama 'The Mountain Between Us' this Fall, which sees her perform many an action stunt - including getting dunked into ice cold water...

Sampha Wins Mercury Prize

Sampha has won the Hyundai Mercury Prize.The 28-year-old singer - whose full name is Sampha Sisay - picked up the award at London's Eventim Apollo on Thursday (14.09.17) evening for his critically-acclaimed debut album 'Process',...

Tom Taylor Auditioned For The Dark Tower 8 Times

Tom Taylor auditioned eight times for 'The Dark Tower'.The 16-year-old actor - best known for playing Tom Foster in the his BBC TV series 'Doctor Foster' - landed a role opposite Idris Elba and Matthew...

Kate Winslet Liked Prepared Husband

Kate Winslet was attracted to her husband because of his ''head torch''.The 'Mountain Between Us' met now-husband Ned Rocknroll when a fire broke out on Necker Island - the privately-owned resort belonging to her now-spouse's...

Idris Elba Dating Sabrina Dhowre?

Idris Elba is reportedly dating beauty queen Sabrina Dhowre.The 45-year-old actor is believed to have struck up a relationship with the American actress and model - who was crowned Miss Vancouver in 2014 - as...

Kate Winslet Found The Mountain Between Us To Be 'Scary'

Kate Winslet found filming 'The Mountain Between Us' ''really f***ing scary''.The Oscar-winning actress stars with Idris Elba in the thriller as survivors of a plane crash left stranded on a remote, snowy mountain, and though...

Idris Elba Tackling Adult Illiteracy

Idris Elba is helping to tackle adult illiteracy.The 45-year-old actor has partnered with a formerly illiterate mother and Project Literacy, a global campaign founded by learning company Pearson and made up of over 100 organisations...

Idris Elba To Guest Present At Hyundai Mercury Prize Ceremony

Idris Elba has been announced as a guest presenter at this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize.The world-renowned actor and DJ - who has worked with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - is thrilled to be a part...

Kate Winslet's Movie Nightmares

Kate Winslet had nightmares after filming 'The Mountain Between Us'.The 41-year-old actress - who has kids Mia, 16, and Joe, 13, from past marriages and three-year-old Bear with husband Ned Rocknroll - stars with Idris...

Joe Dempsie Prefers Jack O'connell As James Bond Rather Than Tom Hiddleston

Joe Dempsie would rather see Jack O'Connell play James Bond than Tom Hiddleston.The 30-year-old actor - who shot to fame as Chris in E4's hit show 'Skins', which starred O'Connell in a later series -...

Idris Elba Wants Matthew Mcconaughey To Join Marvel

Idris Elba wants Matthew McConaughey to play a young Odin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 44-year-old actor has been starring as Heimdall since the first 'Thor' movie back in 2011 and would like to see...

Idris Elba Explains The Lure Of The Dark Tower

The film has been in the works for more than a decade, and its path to the cinema has been rocky. The first hurdle came with the casting of Idris Elba in the lead role,...

Kate Winslet Felt 'Scared' Filming The Mountain Between Us

Kate Winslet felt ''scared'' filming 'The Mountain Between Us'. The 41-year-old actress portrays Alex Martin in the romantic based on Charles Martin's survival thriller novel of the same name, and the star has admitted the...

Idris Elba Clashes With Daughter

Idris Elba gets a ''hard time'' from his daughter.The 44-year-old actor - who has Isan, 15, with ex-wife Kim Norgaard and Winston, three, with former girlfriend Naiyana Garth - is close to his eldest child,...

Matthew Mcconaughey's Devilish Quality Landed Him Dark Tower

Matthew McConaughey's ''devilish quality'' landed him his role in 'Dark Tower'.The Oscar-winning actor stars as the Man in Black, aka Walter Padick, in director Nikolaj Arcel's adaptation of Steven King's fantasy saga, and he had...

Idris Elba Faced 'Homelessness Once'

Idris Elba faced ''homelessness once''. The 44-year-old actor has admitted at one point in his life he had to find another place to stay the night because he did not have a home to go...

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