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John Cena Lauds 'Brave' James Gunn For Movie Approach

John Cena has praised James Gunn's "brave" approach to 'The Suicide Squad'.The new DC Extended Universe (DCEU) sees a gang of villains become unlikely heroes and John lauded the director for bringing a fresh perspective...

James Gunn: The Suicide Squad Was Creatively Reinvigorating

James Gunn felt "creatively reinvigorated" by 'The Suicide Squad'.The 54-year-old director has helmed the new DC Extended Universe (DCEU) blockbuster and welcomed the opportunity to work on a new movie after directing two 'Guardians of...

Luther Movie Heads For Netflix

The 'Luther' movie will reportedly head into production at Netflix.According to the website Giant Freakin' Robot, the streamer has obtained the rights to the new film, which is based on the BBC TV series that...

Margot Robbie: Harley Quinn Is More Independent

Margot Robbie says that Harley Quinn is a more independent character in 'The Suicide Squad'.The 30-year-old actress reprises her role as the villain in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) sequel and feels the character has...

Joel Kinnaman Praises 'Insane' The Suicide Squad

Joel Kinnaman has described 'The Suicide Squad' as "insane".The 41-year-old actor reprises his role as Rick Flag in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) sequel and suggests that James Gunn's movie takes things to "another level"...

James Gunn Teases The Suicide Squad's 'Pop Classic'

James Gunn says a "pop classic" is set to feature in 'The Suicide Squad'.The 50-year-old director has helmed the much-anticipated new adventure movie, and he's teased some vague details about the film's soundtrack.James - who...

Idris Elba: Luther Goes Into Production In September

Idris Elba has confirmed production on the 'Luther' movie is due to begin in September. The London-born actor - who plays DCI John Luther in the crime-drama series - has revealed the team are just...

Margot Robbie Hints At Peter Capaldi's Role In The Suicide Squad

Margot Robbie thinks Peter Capaldi will bring "gravitas" to 'The Suicide Squad'.The 63-year-old actor will star in the DC Extended Universe sequel as The Thinker and Margot - who reprises the role of Harley Quinn...

James Gunn Would 'Never Say Never' To A Fourth Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie

James Gunn hasn't ruled out the prospect of making a fourth 'Guardians of the Galaxy' film.The 54-year-old director has written and helmed two previous movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise - which stars Chris...

Idris Elba Cast In Action Film Stay Frosty

Idris Elba has joined the cast of the action movie 'Stay Frosty'.The 48-year-old actor is attached to star in the new movie from director Sam Hargrave, who helmed the hit acting flick 'Extraction' last year.Warner...

Sir Paul Mccartney 'Shocked In A Pleasant Way' By Mccartney Iii Imagined Remixes

Sir Paul McCartney was "shocked in a very pleasant way" by the contributions to 'McCartney III Imagined'.The former Beatles legend released the star-studded collection, which features the likes of Idris Elba, Damon Albarn, St. Vincent...

Akiva Goldsman Has Regrets Over The Dark Tower

Akiva Goldsman was left disappointed by 'The Dark Tower'.The 58-year-old screenwriter served as producer and co-wrote the script for the 2017 movie, which was based on Stephen King's novel series, but admits that he has...

Caleb Mclaughlin Spent Hours Talking To Idris Elba To Prepare For Concrete Cowboy

Caleb McLaughlin spent hours in conversation with Idris Elba to prepare for their roles in 'Concrete Cowboy'.The 19-year-old actor - whose on-screen character is sent to live with his estranged father Harp, played by Idris...

Sir Paul Mccartney Teams Up With Stars For New Mccartney Iii Imagined Album

Sir Paul McCartney has teamed up with the likes of Idris Elba and Damon Albarn for ‘McCartney III Imagined’.The former Beatles legend originally released his 18th solo album, ‘McCartney III’, in December, and it has...

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...

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