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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...

Cinemas Boycott Netflix's $12 Million Purchase 'Beasts Of No Nation'

Beasts of No Nation, Cary Fukunaga's African war drama that was acquired by Netflix for $12 million, may only be shown in 200 to 250 independent theaters after Regal, AMC and Cinemark committed to boycotting...

'Luther' Is Back! Idris Elba Begins Filming Special Episodes In East London [Pictures]

Idris Elba was all smiles yesterday (March 2nd), as he began filming scenes for two special episodes of his hit BBC detective series ‘Luther', which are set to air later this year. The 42 year...

David Beckham Praises 'Beautiful Wife' Victoria Beckham

David Beckham praised his ''beautiful wife'' Victoria Beckham after treating her to a date night on Sunday (01.03.15). The former footballer - who has children, Brooklyn, 15, Romeo, 12, Cruz, nine, and three-year-old Harper, with...

Idris Elba Struggled For Work As Youngster

Idris Elba didn't work for three years as a youngster.The 42-year-old actor moved to New York in the late 1990s in a bid to make his dream of becoming a Hollywood actor come true, but...

Trio Return For Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell and Idris Elba will all reprise their Marvel Universe characters in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.A new poster previewing the much-anticipated movie has revealed that all three stars will return to the...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Neil Patrick Harris Hosts In Underwear

Neil Patrick Harris stripped to his underwear while presenting the Academy Awards.The Oscars presenter paid homage to one of the evening's biggest winner, 'Birdman' - which picked up four awards - by stepping out on...

Sean Penn And Girlfriend Charlize Theron Look Loved Up At 'The Gunman's' UK Premiere [Pictures]

Charlize Theron accompanied boyfriend Sean Penn to the UK premiere of his new movie The Gunman on Monday night, braving the London rain to walk the red carpet together. The couple, who have known each...

Pierce Brosnan: "Next Bond Should Be Idris Elba Or Colin Salmon"

Pierce Brosnan, whom previously played 007 four times between 1995 and 2002, says the next James Bond should be played by one of two black actors: Idris Elba or Colin Salmon. The Luther star remains...

Pierce Brosnan Backs Idris Elba As Next James Bond

Pierce Brosnan thinks Idris Elba should play James Bond.The 61-year-old star - who appeared in the role of the iconic spy in four films from 1994 to 2002 - has given his backing to Elba,...

Ray Winstone Felt Like The 'Granddaddy' Of The Gunman Cast

Ray Winstone felt like the ''granddaddy'' on the set of his latest film 'The Gunman'.The 57-year-old actor appears alongside Sean Penn, 54, and Idris Elba, 42, in the new action thriller, but confessed he's too...

Pierce Brosnan Backs Idris Elba To Play James Bond

Pierce Brosnan has backed Idris Elba to play James Bond.The 61-year-old actor - who played the fictional British spy in four films from 1994 to 2002 - thinks 'The Gunman' star would be great in...

Mark Rylance Says Hollywood Is A 'Sink Or Swim' Environment

Mark Rylance thinks Hollywood has become a ''sink or swim'' environment.The 55-year-old actor, who's enjoyed success on the stage and the silver screen, admits the film industry has evolved so that there's less scope for...

David Oyelowo Frustrated By British Cinema

David Oyelowo doesn't think British cinema tells stories ''with black protagonists in a heroic context''.The 38-year-old actor - who recently starred as civil rights leader Martin Luther King in the Ava DuVernay-directed movie 'Selma' -...

Idris Elba Had Car At 14

Idris Elba used to drive to school when he was 14.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' star has revealed that he got away with driving the vehicle whilst under the legal age to drive in...

Idris Elba Can Do Anything

Idris Elba thinks he can do ''anything''.The 42-year-old actor, producer, singer, rapper and DJ always wants to challenge himself to push his creativity in new directions and doesn't understand why people would want to impose...

Charlie Hunnam Replaces Benedict Cumberbatch In The Lost City Of Z

Charlie Hunnam will star in the 'The Lost City Of Z'.The 34-year-old actor has taken over the lead role in the mythical adventure from Benedict Cumberbatch and is expected to start filming this summer, reports...

Idris Elba Offers Hand Of Friendship To Liam Gallagher

Actor Idris Elba has offered an olive branch to rocker Liam Gallagher after they became locked in a vicious war-of-words following a clash at the 2013 NME Awards.The Wire star had a bizarre confrontation with...

Idris Elba Sets Off On Epic Road Trip To Test New Jaguar Xe

British actor Idris Elba has embarked on an epic road trip from London to Berlin, Germany for a new Jaguar car promotion.The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star, 42, will travel 750 miles (1,200 kilometres)...

Eddie Redmayne And Russell Brand Join List Of Influential Brits

Eddie Redmayne, Russell Brand and Idris Elba are among the stars who have been listed as Britain's most influential citizens in the Debrett's People of Today publication.The annual list chronicles the most distinguished figures in...

Fox Orders Pilot For Us Remake Of 'Luther' And 'Frankenstein' Series

Fox has just placed an order for a ‘cast-contingent’ pilot of ‘Luther', a series based on the popular BBC drama starring Idris Elba. But the minds behind the potential series now have the unenviable task...

Charlie Hunnam To Play Drug Lord

Charlie Hunnam is reportedly set to star in 'American Drug Lord'.The 'Sons of Anarchy' actor is reportedly set to play cartel leader Edgar Valdez in the upcoming film based on a 2011 Rolling Stone article...

Idris Elba Developing Poe Must Die Adaptation

Actor Idris Elba is set to develop a big screen adaptation of Marc Olden's 1978 novel Poe Must Die.The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star's project will be set in New York in the 1840s...

Eddie Redmayne Tops Gq's Best-dressed Men List

Eddie Redmayne has topped GQ's best-dressed men list.The 'The Theory of Everything' star took the number one spot in the annual rankings ahead of fellow actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Jamie Dornan, who came in second...

Kanye West: 'Idris Elba Needs To Be James Bond'

Rapper Kanye West is adamant Idris Elba "needs to be" the next James Bond.The Stronger hitmaker has backed the British actor as a future Bond after a leaked email, released as part of the recent...

Kanye West Backs Idris Elba For 007 Role

Kanye West has backed Idris Elba to be the next James Bond.The 37-year-old rapper believes the 'Luther' actor is a ''visionary'', and should definitely be offered the role as the iconic secret agent when current...

Idris Elba Finally Responds To James Bond Speculation

After weeks of speculation that Idris Elba is the main target to take over from Daniel Craig as James Bond, the man himself has finally broken his silence. Elba, a talented actor who would undoubtedly...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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