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The Dark Tower Release Delayed

The fantasy film, starring Idris Elba and Matthew MCConaughey, had been set for a February (17) launch, but now Sony Pictures officials have postponed its opening date until late July (17). According...

Michael Fassbender Says No To James Bond Role

Michael Fassbender believes he is too old to play James Bond - despite being nine years younger than current 007 Daniel Craig.The 39-year-old actor has been tipped as one of the favourites to don the...

Idris Elba Denies Madonna Romance Rumours

The British actor and pop icon sparked rumours of a romance after they were reportedly spotted kissing at a London restaurant on Friday (28Oct16) after his debut kickboxing fight. The Material...

Idris Elba Lands First Kickboxing Victory For The Discovery Channel

Idris Elba won his first ever professional kickboxing fight this weekend during filming for his upcoming documentary series 'Idris Elba: Fighter'. Showing her support for his hard work at the ringside was rumoured girlfriend Madonna,...

Idris Elba Wins Kickboxing Fight

Idris Elba has won his first professional kickboxing fight.The 44-year-old actor has been undergoing gruelling training from former boxer Nigel Benn to become a professional grappler as part of a three-part documentary series for Discovery...

Madonna And Idris Elba Spark Dating Rumours

The 44-year-old Luther star participated in his first kickboxing fight for his new TV show Idris Elba: Fighter, and the Material Girl hitmaker documented the event from backstage on social media....

Kevin Costner In Talks For Molly's Game

Kevin Costner is in talks to join the 'Molly's Game' cast.The 61-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations to play the father of the titular character in the drama, which already has Jessica Chastain signed on...

Idris Elba Reveals Crimewatch Was 'Toughest' Acting Job

Idris Elba's toughest acting job was on 'Crimewatch'.The 44-year-old star admitted it was hard having to consistently play real life violent criminals who had committed ''gruesome'' acts on the BBC show that reenacted crimes to...

Idris Elba To Executive Produce Drama Series In Africa

The Thor star is developing Brazza, about a Congolese man living in Paris who returns to his homeland following his father's suspicious death, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I am so...

Shakira & Katy Perry Join Imagine Project And Sing John Lennon's Peace Anthem

The late Beatles star's widow Yoko Ono gave bosses at the global charity the rights to revamp his hit for the Unicef Imagine project, which was launched on International Children's Day in 2014....

Ewan Mcgregor To Receive Humanitarian Award

The Trainspotting star will be feted on 28 October (16) by organisers at The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for "using the art form of the moving image... to...

Helen Mirren And Idris Elba Top Vanity Fair's International Best-dressed List

The British stars lead the Hollywood section of the publication's annual Best-Dressed List, alongside Lily James, Eddie Redmayne, and Fan Bingbing. The women's list also features the likes of authors Zadie Smith...

Julianne Moore And Idris Elba Support Literacy Campaign

The public figures, including Sting, comedian Russell Brand, actress Taylor Schilling and Olympian Usain Bolt, have teamed up with global campaign Project Literacy to mark the 50th International Literacy Day on Thursday (08Sep16)...

Chris Hemsworth And Idris Elba Take Over Tom Hiddleston's Tv Choice Award Speech

Poor Tom Hiddleston. He landed his first award for 'The Night Manager' last night (September 5th 2016) at the TV Choice Awards, but he was immediately mocked for his win by his 'Thor' co-stars Chris...

Chris Hemsworth And Idris Elba Crash Tom Hiddleston's Award Speech

Hiddleston is currently in Australia filming Thor: Ragnarok, and in a hilarious pre-recorded video, co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Idris Elba gatecrashed his sober acceptance speech. The 35-year-old was accepting the Best Actor award from the...

Ron Howard: 'Idris Elba Should Be The Next Bond'

The British movie star recently shot down rumours suggesting he was among the frontrunners to take over from Daniel Craig, insisting he was too old to play the superspy, but that didn't stop...

Idris Elba Reveals He's Training To Become A Pro Kickboxer

Those who’ve been following Idris Elba on Instagram over the last few weeks have been treated to a number of shirtless selfies and workout videos that show him taking up kickboxing. Now, it’s been revealed...

Idris Elba Filming Bid To Become Professional Kickboxer

The Thor star, 43, has been posting workout videos and shirtless gym selfies on Instagram for weeks, and now he explains the footage is all part of a longtime dream to become a...

Idris Elba's Crush On Meryl Streep

Idris Elba has a crush on Meryl Streep. The 43-year-old actor admitted he became so star-struck when he met the 67-year-old actress that he could barely speak. Idris said: ''My celebrity crush is Meryl Streep....

Idris Elba Has A 'Whole Room' Dedicated To His Shoes

Idris Elba has a ''whole room'' dedicated to his ever-growing shoe collection. The 43-year-old actor has admitted his obsession with footwear has got out of control he no longer knows how many pairs of shoes...

Tom Hiddleston's Nude Bum Earns Him Rear Of The Year Honour

The 35-year-old actor, who is arguably more well known these days for his relationship with Taylor Swift than his acting work, is no stranger to stripping off on screen. But a sex scene in BBC...

Jessica Chastain Set To Star In The Division

Jessica Chastain is in negotiations to join the cast of 'The Division'.The 39-year-old 'Interstellar' star could soon be joining Jake Gyllenhaal in Ubisoft Motion Pictures' adaptation of its own hit video game which came out...

Steven Spielberg: 'Idris Elba Would Be My Pick For Bond'

With fans still waiting to here if Daniel Craig will be back for one more 007 caper after Spectre, Idris, Tom Hiddleston, James Norton, and Aiden Turner have emerged as favourites to replace...

Idris Elba Would Be Steven Spielberg's First Choice As The Next Bond

Months after Daniel Craig stepped down as Britain’s most famous spy and the rumour rumblings continue over who will become the next James Bond. With Tom Hiddleston’s turn in spy thriller The Night Manager over...

Idris Elba: 'I Gave Chris Pine A Black Eye'

The 43-year-old Brit star, who plays villain Krall in the third instalment of the rebooted sci-fi saga, explained he had a series of intense fight scenes with co-star Chris, which got a little...

Karl Urban Took On Thor Because Of The Funny Script

Karl Urban was attracted to the new 'Thor' film because of its funny script. The 44-year-old actor revealed it was a major factor in enticing him to 'Thor: Rangnarok' - which stars Chris Hemsworth and...

Idris Elba Had Liquid Diet On Star Trek Beyond

The British actor portrays the lizard-like villain Krall in the new sci-fi film, and he spent around four hours every morning in costume and make-up. "It was about three, three-and-a-half hours in...

Idris Elba Wants To Be A Classic 'Star Trek' Villain

The Star Trek franchise is celebrating its 50th birthday this year with the movie Star Trek Beyond, the third in J.J. Abrams' rebooted saga. One of the new cast members this time around is Idris...

Idris Elba Says He's "Too Old" To Play James Bond

Idris Elba has revealed that he feels he’s “too old” to be the next James Bond actor, despite still being one of the favourites to take on the role.The 43 year old British actor has...

Idris Elba Avoided On-screen Rival Matthew Mcconaughey

The British star plays hero Roland in the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s sci-fi Western book series, while Oscar-winner MCConaughey plays the villain Man in Black. While filming in South Africa,...

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