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.

11 Jul 2022

Chris Hemsworth
What's next for Chris Hemsworth's Thor in MCU? Post-credits explained

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's (MCU) 29th film brought its fair share of revelations.

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!

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.

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).

07 Jul 2021

Ajay Devgn
'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.

23 Jun 2021

DC Extended Universe
Warner Bros. drops new trailer for 'The Suicide Squad'

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

03 Jun 2021

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

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

02 May 2021

James Bond
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?

28 Mar 2021

John Cena
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.

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.

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.

22 Sep 2020

Hollywood News
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

14 May 2020

Hollywood News
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.

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.

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.

15 Apr 2020

Hollywood News
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.

13 Apr 2020

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

Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks is back in action!

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.

04 Apr 2020

Hollywood News
Actor Justin Long and his brother believe they have coronavirus

Justin Long just came up with a worrying revelation.

03 Apr 2020

Hollywood News
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.

01 Apr 2020

Hollywood News
'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.

27 Mar 2020

Hollywood News
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.

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.

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.

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.

21 Mar 2020

Donald Trump
'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.

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.

19 Mar 2020

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

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

18 Mar 2020

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

Jared Leto just did a very Jared Leto thing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

17 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh
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.

24 Aug 2019

Akshay Kumar
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.