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Idris Elba to Make Directorial Debut with ‘Yardie’

  From TV (“Luther“) to live-action features (“Beasts of No Nation“) to voice-overs (“Zootopia,” “Finding Dory” and “The Jungle Book“), Idris Elba has been a very busy man in the last few years. Now, it appears the prolific star is looking to add another title to his resume: director. Indiewire is reporting Elba will direct […]

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Kate Winslet Circling ‘The Mountain Between Us’ with Idris Elba

Academy Award winner Kate Winslet is in negotiations to star in “The Mountain Between Us,” according to Variety. The actress would star opposite Idris Elba in the film, which is being touted as a romantic drama. Elba has been attached to the film for a few months now. “The Mountain Between Us” is an adaptation […]

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John Boyega to Star as Idris Elba’s Son in ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel

Newly minted star John Boyega is heading to another sequel. The “Star Wars” star is set to join the cast of the upcoming sequel to the 2013 film “Pacific Rim.” It’s being reported that Boyega will be playing the son of Idris Elba’s character from the first film; his character will also reportedly be the […]

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2016 BET Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the annual BET Awards were announced earlier today, and the list features some of Hollywood’s biggest names in entertainment. The awards, which were created in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network, honor African Americans and other minorities in sports, music, film and other parts of the entertainment industry. In film and […]

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Film Review: The Jungle Book (★★★½)

Anticipating the live action adaptations of some of our beloved animated classics of our childhood has been a task to endure.  Add that with an even grueling process of waiting for “The Jungle Book,” as directed by “Iron Man” director Jon Faverau, and you would find my expectations down with anything surrounding another “Scary Movie” […]

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Tom Hiddleston Talks Possibility of Playing James Bond

Fans of Idris Elba as James Bond be warned: there’s a new actor vying for the role. Tom Hiddleston, also known as Loki in the Marvel cinematic universe, is speaking up about his desire to play the infamous MI6 super spy. Rumors have been circulating since last fall, well before the release of the latest […]

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Film Review: Zootopia (★★★½)

Coming off the heels of Pixar’s Inside Out winning the Oscar for “Best Animated Feature,” rival Walt Disney Animation Studios wastes no time reminding us it was them – not Pixar – that released Frozen, the new standard of animation excellence that every competitor aims to mirror. Their latest effort Zootopia might not achieve Frozen’s […]

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Stephen King Confirms Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey for ‘The Dark Tower’

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s fantasy series “The Dark Tower” has been in production hell for several years now, but it seems the film is finally getting off the ground. Stephen King himself tweeted the news, as well as confirming its long-speculated stars: Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. In his tweet, King references the […]

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SAG Awards Predictions and Preview: Looking Like 2006 All Over Again?

On Saturday, the SAG Awards will take place, handing out awards to actors by actors.  With the Oscar nominations officially out, and stirring up their own set of controversies, it’ll be interesting to see if SAG-AFTRA becomes a barometer for the most coveted award show for Hollywood or a reactionary response to recent dealings and changes […]

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Casts of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘Spotlight’ to Present at SAG Awards

Stars will be out in droves Saturday when the 2016 SAG Awards take place. Executive producer for the awards, Kathy Connell, announced a slew of new presenters Wednesday, including some of the cast from “Spotlight” and “Straight Outta Compton.” Connell announced that Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo would be presenting at the 22nd […]