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Sabrina Dhowre's Wedding Dress Paid Tribute To Idris Elba

Sabrina Dhowre had a secret tribute to Idris Elba on her wedding dress.The 29-year-old model - who got engaged to the 'Yardie' director in 2018 - wed the 'Luther' star in a secret ceremony in...

Blake Shelton Is 'Rproof' Anyone Can Be Sexiest Man Alive

Blake Shelton jokes he is ''proof'' that anyone can be named Sexiest Man Alive.The 42-year-old country star - who was awarded People magazine's annual honour in 2017 - has teased that he was recognised by...

Idris Elba Performed During His Own Three Day Wedding Celebrations

Idris Elba surprised guests with a live performance during his three day wedding celebrations.The 46-year-old actor and DJ - who tied the knot with Sabrina Dhowre over the weekend - took to the mic at...

Idris Elba And Sabrina Dhowre Tie The Knot

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre have tied the knot.The couple - who got engaged in 2018 - wed in a secret ceremony in Morocco on Friday (26.04.19) and the nuptials will be featured in the...

Idris Elba Drops Kah-lo Collab Ballie

Idris Elba has released his Kah-Lo collaboration 'Ballie'.The British actor-and-DJ gave the hip-hop/house track featuring the Nigerian star - who is best known for providing the vocals to Riton's Grammy-nominated hit 'Rinse and Repeat' -...

John Cena Wanted For Suicide Squad Sequel

John Cena is reportedly being eyed for a role in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel.According to Variety, the WWE star-and-actor is reportedly in talks to join James Gunn's follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie.It's not...

Glenn Close, Anne Hathaway, Dua Lipa And More React To Notre-dame Fire

Glenn Close, Anne Hathaway, Dua Lipa, Ellie Goulding and Maisie Williams are among the stars to share their devastation at Notre-Dame Cathedral burning down.The historical landmark in Paris, France, went up in flames on Monday...

Idris Elba To Play New Character In Suicide Squad Sequel

Idris Elba will play a new character in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel, rather than replacing Will Smith as Deadshot.The 46-year-old actor was previously believed to have signed on to the sequel of the 2016 DC...

Jack Whitehall To Join Idris Elba In Mouse Guard

Jack Whitehall is set to join Idris Elba in 'Mouse Guard'. The 'Jungle Cruise' actor is reportedly in discussions to join Elba, Andy Serkis, Samson Kayo and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Fox's adaptation of the popular...

Samson Kayo Joins Idris Elba In Mouse Guard

Samson Kayo will join Idris Elba in 'Mouse Guard'.The 'Youngers' star will join the 'Luther' actor as well as Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Fox's adaptation of the popular Boom! Studios comic, which is...

Dame Judi Dench Wants Idris Elba To Play Bond

Dame Judi Dench thinks Idris Elba would be a ''brilliant'' James Bond. The 84-year-old actress - who played MI6 chief 'M' in seven Bond films before her character met her end in 2012's 'Skyfall' -...

Dame Judi Dench Fears Being Out Of Work

Dame Judi Dench never turns down a role as she fears she'll never be offered a job again. The Oscar-winning actress has admitted that, despite an illustrious career in film and theatre which spans over...

National Film Awards: Idris Elba's Yardie Wins Big

Idris Elba was a big winner at the National Film Awards UK 2019.The 'Yardie' filmmaker was honoured with the Best Director prize for his work on the crime drama - based on Victor Headley's novel...

Idris Elba Wants To Be Sweaty After Coachella

Idris Elba will know he's been a success at Coachella if he comes off stage ''proper sweaty''.The 'Mountain Between Us' will make his US festival debut at the Californian event next month and he's hoping...

Idris Elba To Star In Mouse Guard

Idris Elba is in talks to star in 'Mouse Guard'. The 46-year-old actor is reportedly in discussions to join Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Fox's adaptation of the popular Boom! Studios comic, which is...

Idris Elba Excited For Coachella Debut

Idris Elba will know he has had a successful Coachella debut if he is ''proper sweaty'' after his set.The 46-year-old actor and DJ has been booked to play the renowned music festival at the Empire...

Robbie Williams Wants To Become Chat Show Host

Robbie Williams wants to follow in James Corden's footsteps and become a chat show host.The 'Let Me Entertain Show' hitmaker has admitted becoming a judge on 'The X Factor' has given him a taste for...

Idris Elba's Fiancee Sabrina Dhowre's Luxury Bachelorette Getaway

Idris Elba's fiancee Sabrina Dhowre enjoyed a Bachelorette getaway with her girls in Utah's Amangiri resort.The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model last February, and over the weekend she celebrated her forthcoming marriage...

Idris Elba: Dj-ing Grounds Me

Idris Elba credits DJ-ing with ''grounding him completely''.The 46-year-old star has always split his focus between both music and acting and he admits the music side of it keeps him level headed.He told Collider: ''DJ-ing...

George Clooney Played Poopy Prank On Housekeeper

George Clooney tricked his housekeeper into thinking he had eaten out of a dirty nappy.The 57-year-old actor - who has twins Alexander and Ella, 21 months, with wife Amal - is known for his love...

Idris Elba 'Nearly Passed Out' After Coachella Booking

Idris Elba ''nearly passed out'' when he was booked for Coachella.The 'Luther' star is so excited about performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month and he was completely shocked by the...

Idris Elba Won't Rehearse For Coachella

Idris Elba isn't rehearsing for Coachella.The 46-year-old actor is set to tackle a special DJ set at the annual music festival in California next month, but has said the scale of the performance isn't getting...

Idris Elba Tells Fans How To Achieve Perfect Selfie

Idris Elba believes showing ''confidence'' is the key to winning someone over with a selfie.The 46-year-old actor - who was named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive in November 2018 - has shared his coveted tips of...

Idris Elba Loves Quiet Nights Alone

Idris Elba loves a quiet night in on his own.The 46-year-old actor - who is engaged to Sabrina Dhowre and has children Isan 17, and four-year-old Winston from previous relationships - insists he isn't a...

Stefflon Don's Homecoming Show

Stefflon Don has announced a homecoming show in London.The '16 Shots' rapper will play Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo on April 19, with support from chart-topping drum and bass stars Rudimental and 'Gun Lean' hitmakers Russ Splash...

Idris Elba 'In Talks To Replace Will Smith In Suicide Squad 2'

Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 'Thor' actor is said to be James Gunn and Warner Bros' first and only choice to take Smith's place after...

Idris Elba Admits It Was 'Amazing' On Working With Taylor Swift On Cats

Idris Elba says Taylor Swift was ''amazing'' to work with on the set of 'Cats'. The 46-year-old actor insists that Taylor, 29, was simply ''great'' whilst they were filming the live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd...

Idris Elba Hints He Doesn't Want Bond Role

Idris Elba has suggested he doesn't want to play James Bond.The 'Luther' actor has been tipped to take over from Daniel Craig as the suave spy but he insists he doesn't want to be ''defined''...

Man-child Idris Elba

Idris Elba is a ''man-child''.The 46-year-old actor - who has children Isan, 17, and Winston, four, from previous relationships and is engaged to Sabrina Dhowre - can relate to playing faded DJ Charlie in upcoming...

Idris Elba Determined To Hold On To People's Sexiest Man Title Until Death

Idris Elba is determined to keep his People's Sexiest Man Alive title until he dies. The 46-year-old actor received the magazine's annual honour in 2018 and he has joked he will continue to reign as...

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