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He's Back ...

Posted 11.19.2012 | TV

"Luther" is officially back in production. The show's official Twitter account tweeted a photo of series star Idris Elba to announce that Season 3 is ...

5 Black Actors Who Could Be The Next James Bond

The Urban Daily | Posted 01.13.2013 | Black Voices

Daniel Craig may be getting ready to take on the box office this Friday as James Bond in Skyfall, but word on the street is Idris Elba is the people's...

WATCH: Idris Elba Teams With Mumford & Sons

Posted 01.05.2013 | Entertainment

Idris Elba and Mumford & Sons: two great tastes that taste great together? The dashing British star and the folk rock band have teamed up for a new...

'Luther' Season 3 Is A Go! But Will Alice Return?

Posted 11.01.2012 | TV

It's been over a year since we've heard even a peep about BBC's Emmy-nominated cop drama "Luther," starring Idris Elba; but now, the network has made ...

Kevin Costner Wins His First Emmy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Kevin Costner took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie at the 64th annual Emmys awards ceremony for his work in "Hatfiel...

Prometheus Are You Seeing This?

David McAlmont | Posted 08.15.2012 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

El Boyfo was being sweet. He wanted us "to discover it together." I, on the other hand had little interest in sweet mutual discovery. Our first Prometheus spat launched when he realised that I had no intention of allowing days to go by with me twitching until our iMax trip.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Prometheus

Dan Persons | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Melding the spiritual and the graphic, the scientific and the horrific, that's Prometheus' game.

Review: Prometheus (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

With Prometheus, those expecting a game-changing science-fiction masterwork will be painfully disappointed. Those expecting merely a top-notch variation on the sci-fi "And Then There Were None" template will be only slightly disappointed.

Idris Elba Talks 'Prometheus,' 'No Good Deed,' And More

Black Film | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Coming out on June 8th is the one of the most anticipated films of the year, Ridley Scott's long-awaited sci-fi thriller, 'Prometheus.' It's been near...

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’...

The First Word On 'Prometheus' Is...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

"Prometheus" doesn't arrive in U.S. theaters until June 8, but the film debuts overseas this week in France, England, Russia and Belgium (among other ...

Idris Elba Set To Play Nelson Mandela In Biopic

Hello Beautiful | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

The rumor that Idris Elba will play Nelson Mandela has been circulating on the web for at least a month or so, today we can confirm that it is officia...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Dan Persons | Posted 04.20.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In a pair-up as enticing as a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance combines the rich, nutty goodness of Nic Cage with the tasty junkiness of the Neveldien/Taylor directing team.

Idris Elba Knows Secrets About 'Prometheus,' But Won't Tell You About Them

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.16.2012 | Entertainment

Lesson learned: Do not bring up Idris Elba's early role as "gigolo" on "Absolutely Fabulous" when interviewing Idris Elba. Yes, the star of "The Wire,...

Idris Elba Gave Daughter His 'Luther' Golden Globe

Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

Many TV fans consider "The Wire" to be one of the greatest TV shows ever made, but its status as a critical darling, the Baltimore-based drug-war dram...

PHOTOS: Fashion Week's Front Row Stars

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Black Voices

While we're definitely keeping our sights on all the beautiful collections being presented during New York Fashion Week, it's hard not to notice all t...

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...

The 2012 Golden Globes: The Taming of Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.17.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

It's oddly intriguing that a lackluster show and a diluted dose of Ricky Gervais appeals to me greater than his shockmeister two prior appearances.

Golen Globes 2012: Stars Tweet From The Show

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

From hitting the the red carpet in preparation for the night ahead of them to watching their friends win and lose, we're following the stars' tweets t...

The Next Batman Star Is...

Posted 01.27.2012 | Entertainment

No, we haven't even seen "The Dark Knight Rises," this coming summer's epic finale of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, so we really should just be ...

WATCH: Idris Gives Fans Another Taste Of 'Milk & Honey'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

Following the October debut of their first episode, executive producer Idris Elba and production company Brown Paper Dolls have released the second in...

WATCH: Idris Elba Makes An Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel

Madame Noire | Posted 12.13.2011 | Black Voices

We would happily watch still images of Idris Elba but fortunately we don't have to. Luckily this hunky Bristish actor sat down to speak with Jimmy Kim...

Could This Be The First Black James Bond?

Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment

Call him Bond, James Bond? Though Daniel Craig is about to embark on his third adventure as 007, speculation already abounds as to who will replace...

10 Things I Learned At Mega-Movie Bash Empire Big Screen (Part 1)

Ben Falk | Posted 10.16.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

1. The new Muppets movie is going to be awesome - After all, Kermit said so. The legendary frog (as well as director James Bobin, Fozzie and Miss Piggy) all showed up on the big screen for a live link-up with a packed crowd at Indigo2 and introduced a great clip from the upcoming movie featuring Kermit singing.

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...