Idris Elba

Netflix Previews Select 2023 Movies in New Trailer

In a 3-minute preview, Netflix has announced their 2023 movie slate, including films with Kevin Hart, Angela Basset and more.… Read More

January 18, 2023

Santigold Returns to Her Live Band Roots With Tiny Desk Concert

Santigold, who released fourth album Spirituals in September, has released a new performance on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Santigold isn't giving… Read More

November 21, 2022

‘007’ Producers On Idris Elba Not Wanting To Do James Bond Role: “Not Everybody Wants To Do That”

While chatting with Variety, 007 producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson discussed speculation of Idris Elba playing James Bond.… Read More

September 21, 2022

Idris Elba Confirms That He Once Sold Weed to Dave Chappelle

On the Jess Cagle Podcast, Idris Elba spoke about his drug dealing days, including selling weed to Dave Chappelle as… Read More

April 15, 2022

JAY-Z Gets a Star-Studded Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tribute Directed by Questlove

Questlove directs a touching guest-heavy salute to JAY-Z, featuring appearances from The Carters, Chris Rock, Rihanna, Lebron James, David Letterman… Read More

November 22, 2021

Netflix’s ‘The Harder They Fall’ Is A Much-Needed Western But Underwhelming Film

The Harder They Fall, one of the few Westerns with an all-Black principal cast, is a film devoted to the… Read More

November 5, 2021

‘The Harder They Fall’ Features A Moment Honoring Chadwick Boseman

Netflix's star-studded film The Harder They Fall by Jeymes Samuel has a distinct moment that discretely pays tribute to the… Read More

November 4, 2021

Regina King, Idris Elba & LaKeith Stanfield Are Outlaws in ‘The Harder They Fall’ Trailer

The Harder They Fall also stars Jonathan Majors, Delroy Lindo and Zazie Beetz. It hits Netflix and select theaters later… Read More

June 24, 2021

In ‘Concrete Cowboy,’ Idris Elba, Method Man & More Explore Black Cowboy Culture

We spoke with Idris Elba, Method Man, Jharrel Jerome, Lorraine Toussaint, and more about their new Netflix coming-of-age movie Concrete… Read More

April 1, 2021

Watch the Well-Lit First Trailer for James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

The Suicide Squad gets a facelift from Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. In 2016, the DC Extended Universe… Read More

March 26, 2021

Netflix Counters HBO Max Deal With 70-Film Preview Trailer

Netflix previewed over 70 new original films in its 2021 trailer. With the COVID-19 pandemic closing movie theaters in cities… Read More

January 12, 2021

Idris Elba Condemns Conspiracy Theory About Black People Being Immune To Coronavirus: “That’s Dumb”

Idris Elba is the latest high-profile celebrity to test positive for the virus. Idris Elba has tested positive for coronavirus,… Read More

March 16, 2020

Idris Elba Joins The Cast of Jay-Z’s Western Film ‘The Harder They Fall’

Actor Jonathan Majors of The Last Black Man in San Francisco is also starring in the film. Idris Elba is… Read More

November 19, 2019

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Reveal New LP Track List feat. Chance The Rapper, Anderson .Paak + More

On February 26th, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will release their sophomore album, This Unruly Mess I've Made, a follow-up to… Read More

February 15, 2016

Pass The Popcorn: Idris Elba-Starring Thriller ‘Second Coming’ Sets US Release + New Trailer

He may have been "too street" for 007, but that certainly hasn't stifled Idris Elba in a prolific acting career. This year alone,… Read More

November 19, 2015

Visual Culture: Banksy + Idris Elba Collaborate On #WithSyria Campaign

With the imminent 3rd anniversary of the Syrian War upon us this coming Saturday, renegade British visual artist Banksy, actor/activist… Read More

March 13, 2014