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Idris Elba to Star in, Direct ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix

Idris Elba to Star in, Direct 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' for Netflix

Idris Elba is set to star in, direct, and produce the modern day adaptation of Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix, sources confirmed to Variety. Reports suggest that he will also produce the music. Elba will play Quasimodo, a hunchback who falls in love with a gypsy, Esmeralda. The story has been adapted many times. […]

Idris Elba Off The Market Again, Proposes To Sabrina Dhowre On Stage

Sorry ladies, one of the premiere top bachelors is officially off the market. Congratulations are in order for Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre. The two are now engaged after Idris popped the question Saturday at a screening of his new film “Yardie”.  Idris threw everyone off the scent last July when he told Essence magazine he was through with […]

Idris Elba Thinks It’s Time for a New James Bond Movie

Words by Shurida Lundi Bond. James Bond. For years we’ve seen actors like Sean Connery, Daniel Craig, and Pierce Brosnan play the British spy. There’s one person who thinks it’s time for a change, Idris Elba. Elba believes it’s time to switch it up and have a woman play the spy. During the Sundance Film […]

Idris Elba Auditioned For A Role in ‘Brown Sugar’, Wants to Drop An EP

The 2002 romantic comedy film Brown Sugar starring Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan would’ve had a slightly different cast if Idris Elba got his way at the audition. The actor told the reigning Voice of New York Angie Martinez that he auditioned for a role in Brown Sugar but the role was given to Boris Kodjoe. Not #BrownSugar ? "@boriskodjoe got that […]

Idris Elba Is Working On A New TV Series Set In Africa

Idris Elba’s production company Green Door Pictures is working on a new drama set in The Republic of the Congo’s capital, Brazzaville. Green Door will be teaming up with Tandem Productions and Save Ferris Entertainment for the gritty drama titled Brazza. “I am so proud to be working on this African-set drama and to introduce a […]

Idris Elba & Jimmy Fallon Cover Drake, Desiigner, & More

Jimmy Fallon is no stranger to incorporating music into his Late Night skits. Last night’s [Tuesday, July 19] episode featuring special guest Idris Elba was no exception. On the latest edition of “Box of Microphones,” where Jimmy and the guest perform popular songs using a voice-altering microphone, Idris Elba rapped Desiigner’s hit single “Panda,” while Jimmy borrowed Drake‘s “One Dance” […]

Idris Elba Stars In New Discovery Channel Series

Emmy Award-nominated actor Idris Elba will star in a new four-part series on Discovery Channel. Titled Idris Elba No Limits, the series will show the Beasts of No Nation star push his body, mind and engineering skills to the limit by racing on land, water and air. According to Discovery’s press release, the 43-year-old will join […]

Idris Elba Pulls Out Of Prestigious Glastonbury Festival Gig

Idris Elba has been forced at the last minute to cancel his DJ gig at Glastonbury Festival due to his filming schedule. In case you didn’t know, the British talent is not only an actor, he’s also an accomplished DJ and recording artist. Glastonbury is one of Britain’s biggest music festivals. Elba was scheduled to […]

Watch Idris Elba Wreak Havoc on Bad Guys in New Trailer for ‘Bastille Day’

Who needs James Bond? Idris Elba‘s already had a pretty successful 2016, snagging a couple Screen Actors Guild awards for Netflix’s Beasts of No Nation, the war drama film he co-produced and starred in. Today, the trailer for his newest film, Bastille Day, was released, and it’s certainly reason to believe that the British actor […]

Idris Elba Splits With Longtime Girlfriend After Night With Naomi Campbell

Accordinbg to the industry rumor mill, Idris Elba has left his long-term girlfriend Naiyana Garth. The Wire star has also reportedly moved out of the home he shares with the mother of his 2-year-old son, Winston. Rumor has it that the split *may* be the result of Idris’ new love interest, supermodel, Naomi Campbell.   Ladies, #idriselba has broken up […]

How The SAG Awards Nailed What the Oscars Could Never Get Right

Amid the controversy enveloping the Oscars this year, the Screen Actors Guild Awards made diversity the big winner Saturday night [January 30, 2016]. Among the winners were Queen Latifah for her role in HBO’s Bessie, Viola Davis for her work as Annalise Keating on How to Get Away with Murder and Uzo Aduba who took […]

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Will Air This Saturday

As Awards season continues, the Screen Actors Guild Awards is another crucial stop for Oscar contenders. This award is significant because the winners and nominees are decided by their peers. Idris Elba is nominated for his work in Beasts Of No Nation and Luther. Uzo Aduba is nominated for playing Crazy Eyes in Orange is the New […]

Idris Elba and BBC Three Team Up To Develop New Talent

BBC Three is a U.K. youth network whose target audience ranges from the ages of 16-34. On February 16th of this year, BBC Three will be an online-only network and they have some production plans up their sleeve. These production plans include a collaboration with British hunk, Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures. The collaboration between […]

Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced

This week, the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations were announced at the W Hollywood. Congratulations are in order for Idris Elba and Abraham Attah, as their film Beasts of No Nation garnered five nominations. The film, which tells the story of a child soldier in a war torn African nation, marked Netflix’s first project to […]

Bae Watch: Idris Elba Covers Men’s Health

Idris Elba certainly brings all the girls to the yard, and his new Men’s Health spread has us swooning. Gracing the December cover, the 43-year-old dishes on his workout regime and fitness goals, including his decade-long kickboxing training. “Some guys want to be toned or want to jog for miles, but my ultimate fitness goal […]

Here’s a Fake Trailer to What We Wish Was a Real Idris Elba ‘James Bond’ Movie

Few topics have been talked about as feverishly this year as the prospect of Idris Elba succeeding Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. The rumors were fueled by Craig himself, who fingered Elba as a “great” follow-up to his 5-film tenure, which–barring an extension–will end with the installment that follows Spectre, the highly-anticipated Bond film releasing […]