Articles about Idris Elba

Born on September 6, 1972, English actor, producer, and musician Idrissa Akuna Elba is best known for his performance in ‘The Wire’ (2002-2008), ‘Luther’ (2010), and ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ (2013). He is a graduate of the National Youth Music Theater. He made his acting debut with the 1994 television drama ‘2point4 Children.’ As of 2021, he has appeared in more than 20 TV series. He made his film debut in 1999 with the movie ‘Belle maman.’ As of 2021, he has appeared in more than 30 movies. Some of his critically-lauded and commercially successful movies include ‘American Gangster’ (2007), ‘Prometheus’ (2012), the ‘Thor’ series (2011-2017), ‘Avenger: Age of Ultron’ (2015), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), ‘Pacific Rim’ (2013), ‘Beasts of No Nation’ (2015), and ‘Molly’s Game’ (2017). Elba has appeared in several music videos. His hit singles ‘Dance Off’ (2016), and ‘Boasty’ (2019) have received Platinum certification. Elba has been married thrice. In 2016, he voiced his support against Brexit. He is the recipient of one Golden Globe Award.

'The Harder They Fall' trailer is gory, but stylish Western

29 Sep 2021

'The Harder They Fall' trailer is gory, but stylish Western

Netflix dropped the trailer for Idris Elba-led Western The Harder They Fall recently and we are blown away!

'Luther' movie: Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis join Idris Elba

14 Sep 2021

'Luther' movie: Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis join Idris Elba

We already knew Idris Elba will be once again breathing life into Detective Chief Inspector John Luther for the feature film version of the hit BBC show Luther.

Idris Elba turns 49: Here are his upcoming projects

06 Sep 2021

Idris Elba turns 49: Here are his upcoming projects

The Dark Tower star Idris Elba is a delight onscreen—be it in action flicks (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw) or dry humor (The Office).

'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness' to mark Esha Deol's OTT-debut

07 Jul 2021

'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness' to mark Esha Deol's OTT-debut

Esha Deol, who was last seen in a short film named Cakewalk, is making her digital debut soon.

Warner Bros. drops new trailer for 'The Suicide Squad'

23 Jun 2021

Warner Bros. drops new trailer for 'The Suicide Squad'

DC supervillains are "dying to save the world" again!

'The Suicide Squad': James Gunn makes supervillains go undercover

03 Jun 2021

'The Suicide Squad': James Gunn makes supervillains go undercover

The baddies from the DC universe are coming sooner than you thought.

Which actor could be the next James Bond 007?

02 May 2021

Which actor could be the next James Bond 007?

Did you know the next James Bond flick, No Time to Die, was supposed to release this April?

Catch all crazy villains in profanity-filled 'The Suicide Squad' trailer

28 Mar 2021

Catch all crazy villains in profanity-filled 'The Suicide Squad' trailer

The foul-mouthed villains are back in style in the R-rated trailer of The Suicide Squad, which was released by Warner Bros. recently.

Sylvester Stallone joins 'The Suicide Squad' cast, confirms director

16 Nov 2020

Sylvester Stallone joins 'The Suicide Squad' cast, confirms director

The ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad 2 just got way more buffed up than we could imagine.

#ComicBytes: The unknown story of Heimdall, Asgard's loyal protector

19 Oct 2020

#ComicBytes: The unknown story of Heimdall, Asgard's loyal protector

Guarding the rainbow bridge of Bifrost, Heimdall is Asgard's first line of defense.

Priyanka Chopra joins the cast for HBO Max's 'Calm' series

22 Sep 2020

Priyanka Chopra joins the cast for HBO Max's 'Calm' series

Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas as well as Hollywood star Kate Winslet are all set to join an amazing voice cast for HBO Max's upcoming series called A World Of Calm.

#ComicBytes: Meet the new faces of the Suicide Squad

08 Sep 2020

#ComicBytes: Meet the new faces of the Suicide Squad

After David Ayer's Suicide Squad failed to impress the critics, DC is all set to reboot its Task Force X.

Who could be next James Bond? This AI might know

06 Sep 2020

Who could be next James Bond? This AI might know

In a couple of months, Daniel Craig will be reprising the role of James Bond in Cary Joji Fukunaga's No Time To Die.

Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19, 'The Batman' filming stalled

04 Sep 2020

Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19, 'The Batman' filming stalled

There is a new villain in Gotham City.

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

22 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.

Tom Hanks opens up about coronavirus: Details here

07 Jul 2020

Tom Hanks opens up about coronavirus: Details here

Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks has opened up about his experience with the novel coronavirus, how he recovered from it, and his latest film Greyhound.

Matt Damon reveals his daughter Alexia had coronavirus

14 May 2020

Matt Damon reveals his daughter Alexia had coronavirus

Matt Damon has revealed that his eldest daughter, Alexia, had earlier been infected with the coronavirus in New York City.

Madonna says she had coronavirus, but is 'not currently sick'

08 May 2020

Madonna says she had coronavirus, but is 'not currently sick'

Addressing growing concerns over her health, pop icon Madonna said that she had the coronavirus towards the end of her Madame X Tour in Paris, which was eventually cut short due to the pandemic.

Madonna reveals she tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

02 May 2020

Madonna reveals she tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

Popstar Madonna on Friday revealed that she has tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, indicating she has likely been infected with the novel coronavirus.

GoT's Tormund Giantsbane, Kristofer Hivju, recovers from coronavirus

15 Apr 2020

GoT's Tormund Giantsbane, Kristofer Hivju, recovers from coronavirus

Game of Thrones fame Kristofer Hivju and his wife Gry Molvaer have now fully recovered from the novel coronavirus, the actor shared.

Tom Hanks hosts 'SNL' in first gig after coronavirus diagnosis

13 Apr 2020

Tom Hanks hosts 'SNL' in first gig after coronavirus diagnosis

Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks is back in action!

Coronavirus: SRK, Priyanka Chopra to be part of WHO's fundraiser

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: SRK, Priyanka Chopra to be part of WHO's fundraiser

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas are all set to join the likes of international stars like Lady Gaga and Elton John for a one-of-its-kind virtual fundraiser event this month.

Actor Justin Long and his brother believe they have coronavirus

04 Apr 2020

Actor Justin Long and his brother believe they have coronavirus

Justin Long just came up with a worrying revelation.

Steven Spielberg teams with AFI for new online movie club

03 Apr 2020

Steven Spielberg teams with AFI for new online movie club

In these times of great uncertainty and anxiety, good movies could bring us joy and comfort.

'The Society' actor Olivia Nikkanen (21) tests positive for coronavirus

01 Apr 2020

'The Society' actor Olivia Nikkanen (21) tests positive for coronavirus

Actor Olivia Nikkanen, known for her roles on TV shows such as Supergirl and Netflix's The Society, says she has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

Stage, film actor Mark Blum dies due to COVID-19 complications

27 Mar 2020

Stage, film actor Mark Blum dies due to COVID-19 complications

Veteran American stage actor Mark Blum passed away due to complications from the novel coronavirus (or the COVID-19) disease, The Wrap reports.

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.

Britney Spears vows to help fans suffering due to coronavirus

24 Mar 2020

Britney Spears vows to help fans suffering due to coronavirus

From heart-warming, mildly weird to downright outrageous, celebrity reactions to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have been pretty varied so far.

This too shall pass: Tom Hanks offers dose of optimism

23 Mar 2020

This too shall pass: Tom Hanks offers dose of optimism

Over the course of the past two weeks, Twitter users have been greeted with 'Hey, folks' quite frequently, as Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks has been candidly sharing regular updates about his coronavirus diagnosis and self-isolation period.

'Grey's Anatomy' and other medical TV shows help combat coronavirus

21 Mar 2020

'Grey's Anatomy' and other medical TV shows help combat coronavirus

As the number of cases in the coronavirus outbreak rise to unprecedented levels across the world, some American television shows have stepped up to help.

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

20 Mar 2020

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

In a big blow to the entertainment industry (which is already suffering), the novel coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the postponement of the renowned Cannes International Film Festival.

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

19 Mar 2020

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

Another Game of Thrones alumnus has fallen prey to the novel coronavirus.

During two-week retreat, Jared Leto had no clue about coronavirus

18 Mar 2020

During two-week retreat, Jared Leto had no clue about coronavirus

Jared Leto just did a very Jared Leto thing.

In coronavirus quarantine, Tom Hanks learns lessons in gin-rummy, vegemite

18 Mar 2020

In coronavirus quarantine, Tom Hanks learns lessons in gin-rummy, vegemite

The world was disheartened when Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks contracted the novel coronavirus, the deadly virus which has killed thousands across the globe.

'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju tests positive for coronavirus

17 Mar 2020

'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju tests positive for coronavirus

Kristofer Hivju, best known for playing the daunting Tormund Giantsbane in hit HBO series Game of Thrones, contracted the novel coronavirus.

Leave nothing to chance: Dilip Kumar is in isolation

17 Mar 2020

Leave nothing to chance: Dilip Kumar is in isolation

With the deadly coronavirus outbreak engulfing the world, veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has been kept in self-imposed isolation, as a precautionary measure against the contagious infection.

Coronavirus hits Hollywood: After Tom Hanks, Idris Elba tests positive

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus hits Hollywood: After Tom Hanks, Idris Elba tests positive

With some of our favorite stars in isolation, halting of movie shoots and postponement of movie releases, cinephiles are clearly not having a great time.

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.

How does "The Rock" manage to make so much money?

24 Aug 2019

How does "The Rock" manage to make so much money?

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson grabbed the numero uno slot in the World's Highest Paid actors list, released by Forbes recently.

Shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime in June

31 May 2019

Shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime in June

Your binge-watching schedule for June is all set because Amazon Prime Video is here with some amazing new content.