• Idris Elba to star in spy romance thriller for Apple

    Idris Elba to star in spy romance thriller for Apple

    Apple has asserted itself once again on the film side, winning an auction for an untitled Africa-set thriller that Idris Elba will star in. He will produce the film with Genre Films’ Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon producing. Script was written by Travon Free (“The Daily Show”), and is set in the action spy/romance arena …
  • Nicole Kidman, Idris Elba and more to read bedtime stories in HBO Max series

    Nicole Kidman, Idris Elba and more to read bedtime stories in HBO Max series

    During these turbulent times, HBO Max wants you to just … relax. The streamer has ordered “A World of Calm,” a series based on the popular app and narrated by a slew of big names. The 10-episode order co-produced by Calm and Nutopia is HBO Max’s first brush with the health and wellness space. From …
  • Idris Elba says racist shows and movies shouldn’t be censored

    Idris Elba says racist shows and movies shouldn’t be censored

    British star Idris Elba advocated that racism in film and TV shows should be no different from sexism, with a rating system to warn viewers of racist viewpoints. “That’s why we have a rating system: We tell you that this particular content is rated U, PG, 15, 18,” said Elba to the Radio Times. “To …
  • Idris Elba: My success has not negated racism

    Idris Elba: My success has not negated racism

    Idris Elba says success has prevented him from experiencing racism. “Success has not negated racism for me. Asking me about racism is like asking me about how long I have been breathing,” the “Luther” actor said during a panel discussion as part of “The Reckoning: The Arts and Black Lives Matter” live-streamed event on Friday. …
  • Idris Elba lends voice to charity song about black men and mental health

    Idris Elba lends voice to charity song about black men and mental health

    British actor Idris Elba, who battled the coronavirus this year, has lent his voice to a new song about black men and mental health that will benefit pandemic relief efforts. Elba is featured on the song “Kings” by Kosine, a singer-songwriter-producer best known for crafting hits for Big Sean, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna. Kosine, whose …
  • Idris Elba stranded in US after testing positive for coronavirus, clearing quarantine

    Idris Elba stranded in US after testing positive for coronavirus, clearing quarantine

    Idris Elba has passed the approved period of time required to be in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus, but still can’t go home to the U.K. The “Cats” star shared on social media on Tuesday that he and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, who also tested positive, are “a little bit stuck limbo” because …
  • Idris Elba slams theory celebs are cashing in on coronavirus

    Idris Elba slams theory celebs are cashing in on coronavirus

    Idris Elba is slamming the notion that celebrities like Tom Hanks, Kevin Durant and Andy Cohen are being paid to claim they have contracted the coronavirus, a conspiracy brought further into the public eye following a recent Instagram post by Cardi B. Elba, 47, debunked the theory during an Instagram Live session with his wife, Sabrina …
  • Ryan Reynolds and other stars order fans to stay indoors for coronavirus lockdown

    Ryan Reynolds and other stars order fans to stay indoors for coronavirus lockdown

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the globe, “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds and other celebrities are using their social media influence to demand that fans remain inside during the scourge. The “Van Wilder” actor posted the public service announcement, which currently boasts 1.2 million views, in response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging …
  • These stars got tested for coronavirus, and we tried to find out how

    These stars got tested for coronavirus, and we tried to find out how

    Stars, they can get the coronavirus, just like us. But they can also get tested. Despite a widespread shortage that’s even affecting health care workers, the rich-and-famous have been able to get their claws on COVID-19 tests — some even when they weren’t experiencing any symptoms. We reached out to some of the celebrities, sports …
  • Idris Elba’s wife Sabrina tests positive for coronavirus

    Idris Elba’s wife Sabrina tests positive for coronavirus

    Idris Elba‘s wife has revealed that she also has coronavirus. “I’ve been tested — actually, I found out this morning, Oprah, that I tested positive,” Sabrina Dhowre told Oprah Winfrey on Saturday as she sat alongside her husband for a video chat from their quarantine in New Mexico. Dhowre, 31, insisted she was “not surprised” …