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Hilarious Attempted Idris Elba Doll Goes Viral

Idris Elba may officially be the Sexiest Man Alive, according to People magazine, but apparently that doesn’t mean he’s due the respect of having a doll-maker pay the faintest attention to what he actually looks...

Idris Elba Embarrassed Daughter Over Sexiest Man Alive Title

Idris Elba's daughter has been left feeling ''awkward'' after her father was named People's Sexiest Man Alive earlier this month.The 16-year-old was really looking forward to finding out who had been given the honour this...

Idris Elba Daughter Named Golden Globe Ambassador

Idris Elba's teenage daughter Isan has been named the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador.The 'Mountain Between Us' actor's 16-year-old girl will be tasked with escorting Golden Globe Awards winners on and off stage and carrying statuettes...

Idris Elba's Fiancee Sabrina Gushes Over Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba's fiancee Sabrina Dhowre loves ''waking up to his face'' every day.The former Miss Vancouver has shared her excitement at the 'Luther' star being named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, and even referred to...

Idris Elba: Proposing Was The Scariest Thing I've Ever Done

Idris Elba says proposing to Sabrina Dhowre was ''the most nerve-wracking thing'' he's ever done.The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model in February, and has admitted that whilst he was incredibly nervous throughout...

Idris Elba Is Doting Dad

Idris Elba says witnessing his children's births was the ''biggest and best thing'' to ever happen to him.The 'Mountain Between Us' star feels so blessed to have his kids - Isan, 16, and Winston, four...

Idris Elba Is People's Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2018.The 'Luther' star has been handed the annual honour - which last year went to country singer Blake Shelton - by the US publication and...

Idris Elba And Tilda Swinton To Lead Three Thousand Years Of Longing

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton are to lead the cast of 'Three Thousand Years of Longing'.The 'Dark Tower' actor and the 'Suspiria' actress are provisionally attached to director George Miller's next project - which has...

Idris Elba In Talks To Join Cats Cast

Idris Elba is reportedly close to agreeing a deal to star in Tom Hooper's adaptation of 'Cats'.The London-born actor is being eyed to appear alongside the likes of Sir Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden,...

Stella Mccartney Launches Breast Cancer Charity

Stella McCartney has launched a new charity Stella McCartney Cares.The 47-year-old fashion designer - whose father is Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney - has created the organisation to work towards the ''prevention, early detection and...

Richard Madden 'Set To Be Offered James Bond Role'

Richard Madden is reportedly set to be offered the role of James Bond.The 32-year-old actor is said to have impressed Bond bosses with his performance in the BBC drama series 'The Bodyguard', and he is...

Idris Elba Needs Four Hours' Sleep

Idris Elba only needs four hours' sleep.The 46-year-old star isn't too worried if he barely gets any sleep as he can ''still function'' the next day as long as he's got a solid four hours...

Idris Elba 'Controls Energy'

Idris Elba ''controls energy'' by avoiding negative comments.The 'Luther' star refuses to read people's comments about him as he knows he can be ''really affected by other people's opinions'' and just wants to keep a...

Richard Madden Eyes Bond Role

Richard Madden wants to play James Bond.The 'Bodyguard' actor has set his sights on portraying the iconic role when Daniel Craig steps down as the suave spy, but doesn't like to talk about his ambition.His...

Cary Fukunaga Thinks Idris Elba As James Bond Would Be 'Cool'

Cary Fukunaga thinks it would be ''cool'' to have Idris Elba as the new James Bond.The 41-year-old director - who previously helmed the 2011 romantic drama 'Jane Eyre' and 2015's 'Beasts of No Nation' -...

Jodie Whittaker Voices Support For A Female Bond

Jodie Whittaker has backed calls for a female James Bond.The 36-year-old actress - who is best-known as the first-ever female Doctor Who - has come out in support of the idea of an actress playing...

Prince Charles: I'm Fashionable Once Every 25 Years

Prince Charles has poked fun at himself for being ''fashionable once every 25 years'', admitting he is like a ''stopped clock''. The Prince of Wales thought he had been given an ''ill-deserved fashion award'' when...

Goldie Thinks Idris Elba Would Be 'Too Easy To Spot' As James Bond

Goldie thinks Idris Elba sticks out from the crowd too much to play James Bond.The 52-year-old star - who played a Bond villain in 'The World Is Not Enough' - has insisted it would be...

Idris Elba: Directing Was A Nerve-wrecking Experience

Idris Elba admits directing his first movie was a ''nerve-wrecking'' experience.The London-born actor has made his directorial debut with the new crime drama 'Yardie' and Idris has admitted that in spite of the success he's...

Most Powerful Culturally Diverse Movies Of The Last Five Years

It's hard to believe that it's 2018 and Hollywood still occasionally struggles to produce culturally diverse films to represent people of all backgrounds. On the other hand, the last decade - and in particular the...

Idris Elba Admits Becoming A Director Is 'Cliched'

Idris Elba admits becoming a director is a ''bit of a cliched journey''.The 45-year-old actor has made his directorial debut with the new crime movie 'Yardie', and Idris has revealed it's something he's always aspired...

Idris Elba Says Directorial Debut Will Influence His Acting

Idris Elba says directing his first movie has caused him to reconsider his approach to acting.The London-born star has helmed the new crime drama 'Yardie', and Idris has admitted that the experience has led him...

Idris Elba To Collaborate With A$ap Rocky

Idris Elba wants to collaborate with A$AP Rocky.The 'Luther' star is certainly no stranger to the music scene as he's previously worked with Skepta and opened for Madonna at a Berlin stop of her 'Rebel...

Idris Elba Admits He Doesn't Know What The Mcu Is

Idris Elba doesn't know what the ''MCU'' is.The 45-year-old actor has starred in the 'Thor' and 'Avengers' movies, but he still doesn't understand the meaning of the abbreviation, which stands for Marvel Cinematic Universe.During an...

Cary Fukunaga Says He Was Ditched For It Due To Studio Fears

Cary Fukunaga thinks he was ditched as the director of 'It' because the studio feared he would go rogue.The 41-year-old filmmaker wrote the script for the 2017 horror movie and he was also set to...

Stephen Graham Thinks Directing Is Tough

Stephen Graham has been put off becoming a director after seeing how hard Idris Elba worked on his directorial debut 'Yardie'.Idris stepped behind the camera for the crime drama, which is based on the novel...

Idris Elba Says The World Isn't Ready For A Black Bond

Idris Elba believes the world isn't ready for the first black James Bond. The London-born actor has been heavily linked to the coveted role - currently played by Daniel Craig - but although he is...

Idris Elba Rules Himself Out As Next James Bond Actor

There’s been big changes today in the future of the James Bond movies, with Idris Elba ruling himself out after weeks of recent speculation that he might be the next 007, on the same day...

The Lowdown On 'Bond 25': Danny Boyle's Out And Idris Is The Word On The Street

Fans everywhere are wondering if they'll see the hugely anticipated 25th James Bond movie by the Fall of 2019 after all, as producers announce a huge shift in direction. Danny Boyle is no longer on...

Idris Elba Wants Trilogy From Yardie

Idris Elba wants to make a ''Jamaican 'Godfather' trilogy'' out of his new movie 'Yardie'.The 45-year-old actor made his directorial debut on the crime drama film - which is set to hit cinema screens in...

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