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Idris Elba Teases Upcoming Collaboration With Megan Thee Stallion

Idris Elba has collaborated with Megan The Stallion.The 48-year-old actor, DJ and rapper has let slip that he's teamed up with the US rap sensation and record producer Davido on an upcoming "banger".Speaking to MistaJam...

Sir Paul Mccartney Meets Idris Elba Special Set For Bbc One Special 'Idris Elba Meets Paul Mccartney'.

Sir Paul McCartney is set to be interviewed by Idris Elba for the BBC One special 'Idris Elba meets Paul McCartney'.The Beatles legend and the 'Luther' star will be filming their chat in London in...

Joel Kinnaman: The Suicide Squad Has Lots Of Gags

Joel Kinnaman has hinted that 'The Suicide Squad' will be a funny movie.The 40-year-old actor will reprise his role as Rick Flag in the upcoming superhero sequel and suggested that director James Gunn has taken...

Charlie Hunnam Hasn't Seen Pacific Rim: Uprising Despite Starring In The First Film

Charlie Hunnam hasn't seen 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' despite starring in the first film.The 'Gentlemen' actor played Raleigh Becket in Guillermo del Toro's 2013 sci-fi monster movie 'Pacific Rim', but due to his hectic schedule he...

The Harder They Fall Pauses Filming After Positive Coronavirus Test

'The Harder They Fall' has paused filming after a member of the production team tested positive for coronavirus. Shooting on the Western motion picture, which features Idris Elba, got underway in Mexico five weeks ago,...

Idris Elba To Face-off With A Lion In Survival Thriller Beast

Idris Elba is set to star in survival thriller 'Beast'.According to Deadline, the 48-year-old actor will be hunted by a lion in Baltasar Kormakur's next movie in the genre, having previously helmed 2015's 'Everest' and...

John Boyega Set For The Test

John Boyega is to star in 'The Test'. The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' actor is to portray a psychologist in the new Gavin Hood thriller movie, an adaptation of Sylvain Neuvel's novella of...

Regina King And Lakeith Stanfield Join The Harder They Fall

Regina King and Lakeith Stanfield have joined the cast of Netflix western 'The Harder They Fall'.Delroy Lindo and Zazie Beetz have also signed up for the movie, which will be produced by rapper Jay-Z and...

Chris Hemsworth Isn't Planning To Walk Away From Thor

Chris Hemsworth doesn't have any plans to quit the 'Thor' franchise.The 37-year-old actor has played the iconic Marvel character since 2011, but he still loves the role and is feeling excited about the next film...

James Gunn: Idris Elba Went Beyond Expectations On The Suicide Squad

James Gunn says Idris Elba went ''beyond expectations'' on 'The Suicide Squad'. The director admitted penning the role of Bloodsport for Elba was one of the few times he had written a part for an...

Dev Patel Doesn't Want To Play James Bond

Dev Patel isn't interested in playing James Bond.The 30-year-old actor has been suggested as a potential replacement for Daniel Craig as the iconic spy, but feels Idris Elba should be given the role.In an interview...

Idris Elba To Star In New Spy Movie

Idris Elba is to star in a new spy film.The 47-year-old actor will both act in and produce the untitled project which is described as a ''spy movie with romance'' set in Africa.Apple have won...

Idris Elba Feared Covid-19 Could Be The 'End'

Idris Elba feared it ''could be the end'' when he contracted coronavirus.Both the 47-year-old actor and his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba, 31, contracted COVID-19 in April and the couple admitted it was a very ''scary''...

Sabrina Dhowre Elba Calls For More Diversity In Fashion

Sabrina Dhowre Elba believes there is ''way more work'' to be done in tackling diversity in the fashion industry.The 31-year-old model - who is married to actor Idris Elba - thinks there has been a...

Antonio Banderas Tests Positive For Covid-19

Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19.The Spanish actor announced via Instagram on Monday (10.08.20), his 60th birthday, that he has been diagnosed with the highly contagious respiratory illness and is currently quarantining.Writing in his...

'I Dodged A Bullet': Idris Elba On Covid-19 Battle

Idris Elba feels like he ''dodged a bullet'' after recovering from Covid-19. Both the 47-year-old actor and his wife Sabrina Dhowre, 31, contracted the virus in April and Idris says they are thankful to be...

Mel Gibson Was Hospitalised With Coronavirus

Mel Gibson spent a week in hospital with coronavirus.The 64-year-old actor was taken to a medical facility in Los Angeles in April after falling ill with but made a full recovery after being treated...

Idris Elba Tips John Boyega For Bond

Idris Elba has tipped John Boyega to become the next James Bond.The 'Luther' actor himself has been linked to the iconic role as the suave spy, as has the 28-year-old actor, but the former would...

Idris Elba 'Offered Millions To Join Apple Tv+'

Idris Elba has reportedly been offered £5 million to join Apple TV+.The 47-year-old actor has been offered the eye-watering sum of money to make TV shows and films for Apple, which is desperate to fight...

Idris Elba: Racist Films Should Have Warnings Attached

Idris Elba thinks racist films and televisions shouldn't be pulled from broadcast - and just have a warning label added.The 'Luther' star feels it is important that these shows are still aired, rather than taken...

'It Hit Me Very Bad': Idris Elba On Covid-19'S Mental Impact

Idris Elba says the ''mental impact'' of Covid-19 was ''pretty traumatic'' on himself and his wife Sabrina Dhowre. The 'Luther' star and his spouse both tested positive for the virus in April but had only...

Idris Elba To Produce For Apple Tv+

Idris Elba is to produce series and streaming features for Apple TV+.The 'Luther' star's Green Door Pictures company have signed a new deal with the technology giant to produce series and streaming features for their...

'We Are Close To Making A Film': Idris Elba Teases Luther Big Screen Return

Idris Elba has teased a 'Luther' movie is ''close'' to being made.The 47-year-old actor has portrayed the titular DCI John Luther for fives seasons since it launched back in 2010, and although he has insisted...

Sam Heughan Is Fan Favourite For James Bond

Sam Heughan is the fans' favourite to be the next James Bond.The 'Outlander' actor - who previously auditioned to play the suave spy in 2006 but lost out to Daniel Craig - has topped a...

Idris Elba Praises On-screen Diversity

Idris Elba is starting to see ''the needle start to move'' in regards to on-screen diversity.The 'Luther' star is glad to see anti-racism at the forefront of many conversations right now.He said: ''Four years ago...

Idris Elba: 'Success Has Not Negated Racism For Me'

Idris Elba says ''success has not negated racism'' for him.The 47-year-old actor and DJ revealed that his parents always warned him he would have to be ''twice as good as the white man'' to succeed...

Wiley Drops Surprise Album

Wiley has surprised fans by releasing a new album, just days after his ''final'' record. The 41-year-old grime MC has dropped his second album in a month, 'Boasty Gang', after he released 'The Godfather 3'...

James Gunn Doesn't Want To Direct An Avengers Movie

James Gunn doesn't want to direct an 'Avengers' movie.The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' filmmaker admits that he would never helm a film in the money-spinning franchise, saying it simply doesn't ''appeal'' to him.In response to...

Judi Dench Hates Her Appearance In Cats

Dame Judi Dench is not a fan of her appearance in 'Cats'.The 85-year-old actress played Old Deuteronomy in the much-maligned big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, which was widely-panned after its release...

Hercules Live-action Remake In The Works

A live-action remake of Disney classic 'Hercules' is in the works.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joe and Anthony Russo - who have been at the helm of several movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU),...

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