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'Luther' Star Idris Elba Will Act As Executive Producer For Fox Remake

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th November 2014

Fox are set to remake the hit BBC series Luther.Idris Elba starred in Luther.Read More: Idris Elba Close To Returning For One-Off Special Of Luther.Although the adaptation will be set in the United States, Fox...

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Chris Hemsworth Is 2014'S Sexiest Man Alive

By Charlotte Court | 19th November 2014

If your big celebrity crush isn’t Australian actor Chris Hemsworth then you are officially wrong. The 31-year-old actor has been announced as People Magazine’s sexiest man alive for 2014.Chris Hemsworth a.k.a The New Sexiest Man...

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Idris Elba To Executive Produce U.s. Adaptation Of Luther

19th November 2014

Actor Idris Elba is set to executive produce a U.S. adaptation of his hit British drama Luther.The U.S. version will be written and produced by original show creator Neil Cross and will air on America's...

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Fox Set To Remake Bbc's 'Luther,' Idris Elba Will Serve As Producer

By Nick Hill | 19th November 2014

Idris Elba's most famous character, DI John Luther, is getting remade for an American audience. 'Luther,' the BBC drama starring the 42 year-old actor, is being adapted by Fox with series creator Neil Cross.Idris Elba...

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Idris Elba Close To Returning For One-off Special Of 'Luther'

By Michael West | 18th November 2014

Idris Elba says he is "desperately trying" to bring his most famous character, DI John Luther, back to the screen. The British actor called playing the brooding investigator "like therapy" and said it is likely...

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Jude Law To Star In King Arthur Movie

17th November 2014

Jude Law is to portray the villain in 'Knights of the Round Table'.The 41-year-old actor will team up with his 'Sherlock Holmes' director Guy Ritchie for the first movie in his planned King Arthur franchise,...

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Gemma Arterton Found Screen Marriage Weird

9th November 2014

Gemma Arterton found it ''weird'' playing Idris Elba's wife.The 28-year-old beauty stars alongside the 42-year-old actor in 'A Hundred Streets' and admits their friendship made playing a married couple raising children seem a bit peculiar.She...

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Idris Elba On His Way With First Single 'You Give Me Love' [Listen]

By Holly Williams | 6th November 2014

Actor and DJ Idris Elba returns to music with an elegant first single entitled 'You Give Me Love' featuring singer and rapper Maverick Sabre. The track is inspired by contemporary pop and R&B, fused with...

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Idris Elba Reveals Avengers: Age Of Ultron Cameo

3rd November 2014

Actor Idris Elba has let slip that he and Tom Hiddleston will be reprising their Thor roles in the highly-anticipated Avengers: Age Of Ultron.Elba, who played Heimdall in the franchise, and Hiddleston, who portrayed supervillain...

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Idris Elba To Apear In Avengers: Age Of Ultron

3rd November 2014

Idris Elba will appear in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.The British actor, who's previously appeared in 'Thor' and 'Thor: The Dark World', confirmed he's already shot scenes for the eagerly-awaited superhero sequel, which is set to...

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Amal Clooney, Benedict Cumberbatch And Emma Watson Nominated For British Style Award

30th October 2014

Amal Clooney, Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have been nominated for the British Style Award. The title - which has previously been won by One Direction's Harry Styles and model Alexa Chung - is awarded...

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Idris Elba, In Training For 'Bastille Day', Shares Topless Work Out Video

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th October 2014

Idris Elba has been in serious training for his upcoming role in the film Bastille Day and he's been sharing his work out with his fans on Instagram. He just happens to be topless too.Idris...

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Giancarlo Esposito To Star In Maze Runner Sequel

3rd October 2014

Giancarlo Esposito is to star in the 'Maze Runner' sequel.The 56-year-old actor - who is best known for playing the role of drug lord Gustavo 'Gus' Fring in hit AMC series 'Breaking Bad' -...

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Idris Elba Demands More Action Against Ebola

2nd October 2014

British actor Idris Elba has been campaigning on both sides of the Atlantic to ensure more aid is sent to Western Africa to tackle the Ebola virus.The Wire star's father hails from Sierra Leone, where...

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Idris Elba Recruits Mumford & Sons For Mandela Album, Eyes Christmas Charts

24th September 2014

Actor-turned-musician Idris Elba has recruited Mumford & Sons and James Blake to work on an album dedicated to the memory of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.The Wire star began working on the project shortly...

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Idris Elba Wins Mobo Inspiration Award

23rd September 2014

Idris Elba was presented with the MOBO Inspiration Award today (23.09.14) - an honour he described as ''very special''.The actor-and-DJ is the first ever recipient of the accolade, which has been created by Kanya King,...

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Nicolas Cage Slept In Dracula's Castle

22nd September 2014

Nicolas Cage spent the night in Dracula's castle. According to the 50-year-old actor's 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' co-star, Idris Elba, Nicolas opted to stay in the fictional vampire's home to ''channel his energy'' while...

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Idris Elba's 'No Good Deed' Comes From Nowhere To Top Box-office

By Michael West | 15th September 2014

No Good Deed, the twisting-turning thriller starring British actor Idris Elba, has topped the US box office with $24.5 million - a massive return considering its $13.2 million budget. The film ended Guardians of the...

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Idris Elba's No Good Deed Tops North American Box Office

15th September 2014

Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson's thriller No Good Deed has topped the North American box office with an opening weekend $24.5 million (Gbp14.4 million) take.The thriller beat out Dolphin Tale 2, which comes in...

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Idris Elba Loves Facetime

14th September 2014

Idris Elba keeps in contact with his five-month-old son via FaceTime when he is away on movie shoots. The 'No Good Deed' star admits he hates being apart from his little boy, Winston, and girlfriend...

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The Wire Stars To Reunite For Finding Nemo Sequel

12th September 2014

Former The Wire co-stars Idris Elba and Dominic West are reuniting to voice characters in the upcoming sequel to Finding Nemo.Elba and West played a drug kingpin and a homicide detective in the acclaimed U.S....

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Idris Elba Eyeing Romantic Comedy With Melissa Mccarthy

12th September 2014

British actor Idris Elba has set his sights on an unlikely onscreen love interest - he wants to make a romantic comedy with Melissa Mccarthy.The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star reveals he has already...

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Stars Photographed For Stand Up To Cancer

8th September 2014

A host of stars including Tom Hardy, Idris Elba and Benedict Cumberbatch have taken part in an energetic photoshoot for campaign group Stand Up To Cancer.Photographer Greg Williams snapped the actors sprinting along a street...

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Idris Elba Doesn't Want Celebrity Life

31st August 2014

Idris Elba doesn't want to live a celebrity lifestyle. The 41-year-old actor - who has daughter Isan, 11, with his ex-wife Dormowa Sherman and four-month-old son Winston with girlfriend Naiyana Garth - insists he has...

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Charlie Hunnam To Play King Arthur

28th August 2014

Charlie Hunnam will play King Arthur. The 'Sons Of Anarchy' star is said to have been picked by the film's director Guy Ritchie to play the legendary figure in the upcoming blockbuster 'Knights Of The...

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Idris Elba Dated 19-Year-old Woman At 14

28th August 2014

Idris Elba had a 19-year-old girlfriend when he was 14.The 41-year-old actor - who has been dating partner Naiyana Garth since last year - has claimed he seduced the ''beautiful'' woman when he was a...

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Idris Elba Drove A Mini Cooper To School At 13

28th August 2014

British actor Idris Elba used to sneak to school behind the wheel of a Mini Cooper - when he was just 13.The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star picked the vehicle up for just $85...

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Hey Scotland, Don't Want To Lose Access To Great Bbc Shows, Do You?

By Michael West | 20th August 2014

Scotland would lose access to some BBC television shows if the country votes for independence next month, Labour's shadow Scottish secretary warned today. In her speech, Margaret Curran was expected to outline how Alex Salmon...

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Stars Back Bame Campaign

20th August 2014

Daniel Craig, Idris Elba and Emma Thompson are among the stars who have signed an open letter to a group of British broadcasters urging them to include more black, asian and minority ethnic (Bame) actors...

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Benedict Cumberbatch To Voice Tiger Shere Khan In Serkis' The Jungle Book

19th August 2014

Idris Elba has got some fierce competition as he prepares to voice tiger Shere Khan in one of two new movie adaptation of The Jungle Book - fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch will play the big...

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