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Idris Elba Slams Critics for Accusing Him of ‘Denying His Blackness’

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Idris Elba is clapping back at critics who claim he denied his Blackness when he denounced the label, “Black actor.” The British actor explained to Esquire UK that referring to yourself as a Black actor can limit role opportunities and growth in Hollywood. Visit for more information Elba shared, “I stopped describing myself as […]

Idris Elba Reveals He Used To Sell Weed Before Finding Fame

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We all know Idris Elba from “The Wire” or even the “The Office,” but what many don’t know is something he recently revealed on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Podcast. He joined the podcast to promote his latest project, “Sonic The Hedgehog 2,” which is currently in theaters. Visit for more information The podcast spoke […]

[WATCH] Netflix Releases the Official Trailer for ‘The Harder They Fall’

Netflix Releases the Official Trailer for 'The Harder They Fall'

Netflix is ready to unleash another blockbuster. The official trailer for The Harder They Fall is now available. The film will premiere in theaters on Oct. 22 and on Netflix on Nov. 3. Visit for more information The film stars Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, R.J. Cyler, […]

Idris Elba Tapped To Portray Knuckles In ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’

Idris Elba Tapped To Portray Knuckles In 'Sonic The Hedgehog 2'

Idris Elba joined the cast of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 to voice Knuckles. Visit for more information Knuckles is a red Echidna and he’s the guardian of the Master Emerald in the videogames. Elba joins James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, and Jim Carrey. Advertisement Jeff Fowler is […]

Idris Elba Teases Megan Thee Stallion Collab

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For many artists, switching their creative mediums can prove to be a task when it comes to public recognition. Yet, at the risk of being pigeon-holed into his acting, Idris Elba has managed to successfully traipse the boundaries with his music career. Visit for more information Coming a long way from a surprising set […]

Idris Elba and Wife Sabrina Elba Team Up with Crunchyroll to Develop Animated Fantasy Series

Idris Elba and His Wife to Develop Anime Series About Afro-Futurism

Words by: Michelle Dartez Visit for more information Idris and Sabrina Elba’s production companies and Crunchyroll recently announced that they will be teaming up to develop an animated fantasy series titled Dantai, a working title at the moment. The production is a combined effort including Idris’ Green Door Pictures and Sabrina’s Pink Towel Pictures. […]

Idris Elba and His Wife to Develop Anime Series About Afro-Futurism

Idris Elba and His Wife to Develop Anime Series About Afro-Futurism

Idris Elba and his wife, Sabrina Elba, are joining forces to executive produce an Afro-futuristic anime series. Visit for more information Dantai will be produced by Idris’ Green Door Pictures and Sabrina’s Pink Towel Pictures. The show is described as “an Afro-futuristic sci-fi series set in a city where the rise of biotechnology has created an […]

Idris Elba to Mentor Rising Boxers in ‘BBC Two’ Reality Series

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Idris Elba will be mentoring and disciplining seven troubled youths via an experimental boxing school. Visit for more information The students will live and train together for six intense months in London and partake in different battles for a major showcase finale. The recruits will be trained by former boxers and have the opportunity […]

Idris Elba’s Netflix Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’ Gets Cancelled

Idris Elba's Netflix Series 'Turn Up Charlie' Gets Cancelled

Netflix cancelled Idris Elba’s Turn Up Charlie after one season. Visit for more information The series stars Elba who portrays a struggling DJ that becomes a nanny for the daughter of his successful childhood friend. “Turn Up Charlie will not return for a second season,” said a Netflix spokesperson. “We’re especially grateful to star […]

Idris Elba is Set to Perform for 2019 Coachella


The official lineup for Coachella was announced and it’s headlined by Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, and Tame Impala. But many people were surprised to see Idris Elba’s name on the flyer. Wait, why is Idris Elba a part of the lineup?! Lol — J a m i e (@CandidlyJAMIE) January 3, 2019 Visit […]

NBA 2K20 Releases New Trailer For ‘When The Lights Are Brightest’ MyCareer Mode Starring Idris Elba


During Microsoft’s Inside Xbox show live from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, NBA 2K20 revealed its latest trailer alongside partnership announcement. The new story named “When The Lights Are Brightest,” features a star-studded cast this time around featuring Hollywood actors, media personalities and athletes. Visit for more information The story is created in partnership with SpringHill […]

Idris Elba Debuts His New Fashion Brand 2HR SET

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While many people see Idris Elba as a successful actor, the ultimate ladies man or hopefully the next James Bond even, he’s also a well-respected DJ that’s known for smashing many sets across the globe. That’s why it comes as no surprise that “Big Driis” would choose 2HR SET as the name for his debut […]

The Final ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Trailer Is Packed With Everything, Including a Cinematic Remix of JAY-Z’s “Public Service Announcement”

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Following the first trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw that dropped earlier this year, Universal Pictures drops one last preview of the kinda-sorta buddy action flick, and it’s almost too much to handle — we’re talking superhuman baddies, an ass-kicking blonde bombshell and The Rock literally pulling a plane out the sky, […]