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Idris Elba in Talks to Join the Cast of the Film Adaptation of ‘Cats’

Idris Elba (Luther, Thor) is in final negotiations to join the film adaptation of the famous musical Cats, starring Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Sir Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift. Directed by Tom Hooper (Les Miserables, The King’s Speech), Cats will follow the story of the musical, following the story of a tribe of felines called the Jellicles and the night they make what is […]

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Idris Elba to Face Off Against Dwayne Johnson in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spinoff

In case one did not know, there is a Fast and Furious spinoff film in the works. Spinoffs seem to be popular in the industry right now with upcoming releases like Sony’s Venom and Paramount’s Bumblebee. Dwayne Johnson, who probably has the best streak of being consistently on a theater screen throughout the year from all of Hollywood, will be leading the spinoff […]

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Idris Elba to Star and Direct Netflix’s Adaptation of ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’

It has been recently reported that award-winning actor Idris Elba will be starring in Netflix’s take of the novel Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo.  Elba is slated to star as the hunchback Quasimodo. Additionally, Elba will be set to direct the adaptation under Green Door production. He made his directorial debut with Yardie at this year’s Sundance Festival.  iNot only […]

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Wunmi Mosaku Joins Season Five of ‘Luther’

When Idris Elba returns to Luther for a fifth season he will be joined by Wunmi Mosaku. The actress is most well-known to American audiences for her work in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Black Mirror. She won a BAFTA for the BBC mini-series Damilola, Our Loved Boy. Mosaku will play John’s new colleague Detective Sgt. Catherine Halliday. […]

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“The Dark Tower” Drops New International Trailer

Based off the book series of the same name by Stephen King, The Dark Tower surrounds a man named Roland Deschain (played by Idris Elba) a gunslinger who has a mission to protect “The Dark Tower”, a giant statue that supports and protects all the realities. The film will not be an exact adaptaion of the book, instead taking bits and pieces from the series as a whole. The trailer gives more insight into the universe […]

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The Dark Tower: Differences Between Book & Film

Like with any book to screen adaptation, it can be expected that there will be some differences between the two whether they stem from directorial choices, an attempt to appeal to more than just fans of the novel, or there just isn’t enough time to put it all into one film. Stephen King’s latest novel being brought to life is The Dark […]

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‘The Dark Tower’ Trailer is Finally Here

After years of development and production, fans finally got a look at the first trailer for The Dark Tower and it was definitely worth the wait. Idris Elba is Roland the gunslinger, who must protect all of existence from the evil Man in Black, played with his usual cool by Matthew McConaughey. Roland is accompanied on his journey by 11-year-old […]

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New Image for ‘The Dark Tower’ Features Idris Elba as Roland and Tom Taylor as Jake Chambers

A new image from the upcoming Stephen King adaptation, The Dark Tower, has been revealed by Yahoo. The Dark Tower was listed as one of Yahoo’s 40 Must-See Films in their 2017 Summer Movie Preview.  The image shows Idris Elba’s, Roland, standing alongside Tom Taylor’s, Jake Chambers. Check out the image via Yahoo here. In the Stephen King books, Roland aka The […]

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Thor Battles Hela and the Hulk in New Teaser for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Marvel Studios just dropped the teaser trailer for the highly-anticipated, Thor: Ragnarok. The trailer features our first real glimpse of Hela (Cate Blanchett) in all her villanous glory as she destroys Mjolnir and attempts a hostile takeover of Asgard. We catch glimpses of fan-favourites: Heimdall (Idris Elba) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston), as well as newcomers in Thor’s realm of friends […]