Idris Elba: News

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.

25 Mar 2024


Obsessing over Idris Elba's top TV performances

Idris Elba, a versatile actor with an impressive presence, has significantly impacted television with his diverse performances.

19 Jun 2023

Chris Hemsworth

Is 'Extraction' spinoff coming? Sam Hargrave-Anthony Russo tease fans

Extraction 2, starring Chris Hemsworth, made its premiere on Netflix on Friday (June 16), captivating audiences with its high-octane action sequences.

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?

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.

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.

04 Apr 2020


Actor Justin Long and his brother believe they have coronavirus

Justin Long just came up with a worrying revelation.

'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.

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.

27 Feb 2019


Five best movies, shows coming to Netflix in March 2019

Netflix is one of the premiere content streaming sites and they plan to cement their position by continuously adding new movies and shows.

06 Nov 2018


Idris Elba is People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' in 2018

Idris Elba is best known for portraying Heimdall in 'Thor' movies. The British actor was also rumored to be the next Bond, signaling the first black Bond in the franchise's history.

05 May 2018

Saudi Arabia

Next goals for Saudi: Gender-mixing, no prayer-time closure of businesses

The face of Saudi Arabia is changing, and how. Moving another step towards a liberal lifestyle, the government has called for legalization of gender-mixing and an end to mandatory prayer-time closure of businesses.