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Idris Elba Puts An End To 'Black Bond' Rumors

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.16.2015 | Black Voices

In a recent interview, Yaphet Kotto, star of a 1970s James Bond film, blasted ongoing rumors that the popular franchise was casting its first black ac...

Bond Villain To Black Actors: 'Play 003 Or 006 But You Cannot Be 007'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices

Despite former Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal expressing her interest to cast Idris Elba as the first “Black James Bond,” one ...

'Ordinary Love' in Extraordinary Times

Idris Elba | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Idris Elba

To be a Mandela is to understand the longings of the South African people. That is the first thing I learned when I set out to portray Nelson Mandela, the new nation's founding leader and inspirational visionary, in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

Idris Elba Opens Up About Golden Globes Nerves

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Idris Elba has a lot to think about before Sunday night's Golden Globes. After all, being nominated for two different projects can be stressful. T...

Idris Elba Settles James Bond Rumor Once And For All

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Some of the Internet really wants Idris Elba to play James Bond. Sadly, the "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" actor says those people will just have to ...

Brennan Williams

Idris Elba Dishes On Obama, His Health And His Hottest Female Co-Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

Among today’s talented crop of actors, many don’t have the prestige to boast about their unique connection to both America’s first black preside...

'Luther' Movie In The Works?

Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

Golden Globe award-winner Idirs Elba and his popular BBC crime drama series, “Luther” may have a possible future in theaters, according to the sho...

Idris: 'The Less I Talk About Being Black, The Better'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Black Voices

I’m so bored of answering that. Are there differences between black actors’ opportunities and white actors’ opportunities? Yes, there are. It’...

Idris Elba Confirms The Return Of Heimdall for 'Thor 2'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment

After taking the Golden Globe for his role in BBC's "Luther" in the "Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made For Televi...

Idris On Black Men: 'We're Never Called Sexy'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

Sex symbol status is usually conferred by popular tabloids, glossy magazines and entertainment shows. However, when it comes to characterizing black a...