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Idris Elba Heading To Glastonbury

The Wire star, who performs under the name Driis, was set to DJ at the iconic music event in England in 2014, but he scrapped his show just days before he was due...

Tinie Tempah Wants To Star In Movies

Tinie Tempah has his sights set on acting in films.The 26-year-old rapper - whose last single 'Lover Not A Fighter' failed to reach the UK Top 10 - has revealed that he's keen to train...

Idris Elba Drives Bentley At 180mph, Breaks UK Land Speed Record

Idris Elba has broken the UK land speed record whilst filming for an upcoming television series. Driving his Bentley Continental GT Speed, Elba's average speed was 180.361mph although he reached a top speed of 186mph.Idris...

Idris Elba Breaks British Land Speed Record

As if it wasn’t enough being one of the downright coolest actors and musicians on Earth, Idris Elba has given the world yet another reason to love him: he’s just broken the British land speed...

Idris Elba Sets Land Speed Record

The Wire star beat the flying mile record by reaching speeds of 180 miles (290 kilometres) per hour in a Bentley Continental GT Speed on the Pendine Sands in Wales, where legendary race...

So Here's Why Loki Is Not In 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron', According To Joss Whedon

Did you walk away from Avengers: Age of Ultron feeling a little less than satisfied? Like perhaps there was a big Loki shaped hole in the movie and when it was all over you felt...

'Star Trek 3' Titled 'Star Trek Beyond', Details On Elba's Character

The third instalment of Paramount's rebooted Star Trek franchise is to be titled Star Trek Beyond, according to TrekMovie.com, who say the name has been registered with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).Idris Elba...

Idris Elba Will Continue Making Music 'No Matter What'

Idris Elba will continue to make music regardless of ''whether people love it or not''.The 42-year-old entertainer - who splits his time between acting and making music - doesn't think he's escaped the actor-turned-musician stigma,...

Hey Internet, You Ruined Idris Elba's Chances Of Being Bond

According to the bookmakers, Idris Elba is still the strong favourite to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond in two movies time, though the man himself has poured cold water on the idea.Idris Elba says...

Idris Elba Dropped From Record Label

In November (14), the British star released his debut album Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela, inspired by the South African leader he portrayed in 2013 biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, on the...

Idris Elba Needs To Dj

Idris Elba won't star in a film unless producers still allow him to DJ on the side.The 42-year-old star has revealed that, when he's making movies, he always asks production companies to allow him to...

Idris Elba Dropped By Record Label

Idris Elba has been dropped by his record label.The 42-year-old actor and musician signed to Parlophone less than a year ago but has revealed his music was ''not commercial enough'' for the company.He admitted: ''The...

Idris Elba Dismisses James Bond Rumours

Idris Elba believes the chances of him playing James Bond are ''gone''.The 'Luther' actor has been backed by countless famous faces to become the next actor to play the iconic spy in the film franchise...

Idris Elba Blames Daniel Craig For James Bond Rumours

Most of us would be pretty happy if we were continually linked to playing James Bond, but Idris Elba has expressed frustration at the subject continually being brought up. He believes that, even if the...

Daniel Craig To Blame For Idris Elba Bond Rumours

The Luther actor is adamant Craig, who is currently shooting his fourth film as the superspy, touted him as potential replacement in an interview several years ago and effectively ruined his chance to...

Idris Elba Scrapes Rally Car Ahead Of Race

The Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom actor took part in the Circuit of Ireland rally on Saturday (04Apr15) but he hit a snag before the rally began when he damaged to the car...

Simon Pegg Is 'Barely Able To Talk' Due To Star Trek Pressure

Simon Pegg feels under such pressure writing 'Star Trek 3' he's ''barely able to speak''.The 45-year-old star is co-writing the much-anticipated new sci-fi movie and has joked that the strain of the job is taking...

Sir Roger Moore Denies 'Unrealistic' Black Bond Statements

British star Idris Elba has been touted as a contender for the superspy role when current actor Daniel Craig steps down, and Moore, 87, was asked about his opinion on who should take...

Roger Moore: 'A Black Bond Is Unrealistic'

Elba has been long touted as a contender for the role when current star Daniel Craig steps down, even receiving support from another former Bond, Pierce Brosnan. However, Moore is convinced a...

Roger Moore Denies Racism Over Idris Elba James Bond Comments

Roger Moore has attempted to clarify the comments he made about the possibility of Idris Elba becoming the next James Bond, after he was accused of racism. In the interview conducted with Paris Match magazine,...

Idris Elba Caught Up In Film Set Fire Drama

The Thor star was on the set when firefighters raced to the location to stop the blaze from spreading to office blocks nearby. A WENN photographer, who captured the drama, says, "The...

Idris Elba Designing Clothing Line

The Wire star is teaming up with the brand's design director James Holder to produce a premium line to be sold in autumn and winter (15). Elba will also become the face...

Idris Elba In Talks For Star Trek 3

Idris Elba is in talks to play the villain in 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' actor is in early talks for a role in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety...

Idris Elba In Talks To Play Villain In 'Star Trek 3'

Idris Elba is in early negotiations to play the villain in Star Trek 3, which is to be directed by Justin Lin. The primary cast of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana and...

Idris Elba In Talks To Play Star Trek Villain

A day after it was confirmed he had replaced Jamie Foxx in star-studded thriller The Trap, Elba is reportedly close to signing on for the bad guy role in director Justin Lin's first...

Idris Elba To Replace Jamie Foxx In Harmony Korine's 'The Trap'

Idris Elba is to replace Jamie Foxx in Hamony Korine's movie The Trap and will star in one of the most glittering casts of the year opposite Benicio Del Toro, Robert Pattinson, James Franco and...

Idris Elba Replacing Jamie Foxx In Crime Thriller

Foxx was originally cast opposite Benicio Del Toro, but he has unexpectedly pulled out of the project, leaving the Luther star to take his place. The movie also stars another Brit, Robert...

Beyonce To Star In The Big Short?

Beyonce could be set to star in 'The Big Short'.The 'Drunk In Love' hitmaker is rumoured to have joined the star studded cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same...

U.s. Adaptation Of Luther Delayed

The Pacific Rim star signed on to executive produce the U.S. adaptation last year (14), but he won't be reprising his role as the obsessive title character, homicide detective John Luther, for the...

Will Smith Wants Idris Elba For 007

Will Smith is backing Idris Elba to be the next James Bond.The 'Focus' actor believes the 'Luther' star is the sure favourite to take the part when Daniel Craig gives it up, insisting his race...

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