Idris Elba

Idris Elba Finally Gets to Play James a Mashup

by Britt Hayes September 20, 2015 @ 12:08 PM
Speculation over who might be the next James Bond has been running wild, especially with Daniel Craig’s contract expiring after one more 007 outing. Idris Elba is a popular choice among fans, though he’s sparked some debate given his age and recent comments from Bond author Anthony Horowitz, who caused a bit of a stir online earlier this month when he said Elba is “too street” for the part. But for those fans who really want to see the actor take on 007, this new mashup may be as close as we ever get.

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Release Date Pushed Back Two Weeks

by Britt Hayes September 17, 2015 @ 7:14 PM
When Bob Orci left the director’s chair on Star Trek Beyond, we all kind of assumed that there might be some delay in the film’s originally scheduled release — as it turns out, that delay isn’t as big as you may have feared. Paramount has announced that the third installment in the franchise will now hit theaters two weeks later than previously planned.

‘The Jungle Book’ Trailer: Jon Favreau Welcomes You to the Jungle

by Jacob Hall September 15, 2015 @ 11:19 AM
Disney’s trend of adapting its animated classics into live action blockbusters has resulted in movies both good and bad, but The Jungle Book looks like it could be something special. The first trailer for the film has arrived and it rightfully puts the emphasis on the animals. Sure, young Mowgli is doing all of the running and the jumping, but we really care about the wide variety of creatures forcing him to do that running and jumping in the first place.

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Cast Pays Tribute to the Late Leonard Nimoy in New Charity Video

by Britt Hayes August 25, 2015 @ 7:05 PM
The Omaze Star Trek Beyond charity campaign is still going strong, and there’s still one week left for you to donate $10 for the chance to win a set visit and a walk-on role. The latest promotional video from the set of Star Trek Beyond pays tribute to the late, great Leonard Nimoy, with an appropriate Spock salute.

‘The Jungle Book’ Reveals First Official Poster, New Details for Jon Favreau’s Adventure

by Britt Hayes August 16, 2015 @ 9:44 AM
Yesterday at D23's live-action panel, the studio gave a presentation on The Jungle Book, director Jon Favreau’s re-telling of the classic tale, which blends live-action with CGI. Disney revealed the first official poster for the upcoming film, as well as a few new details and the first footage.

‘Finding Dory’ Reveals New Plot Details, Plus First Look at Ed O’Neill’s Octopus Character

by Britt Hayes August 15, 2015 @ 12:20 PM
Disney and Pixar had a whole lot to reveal at last night’s D23 animation panel, including new details from Finding Dory, the upcoming, long-awaited sequel to Finding Nemo. In addition to sharing more plot details about the sequel, the presentation also offered a couple of photos, and announced Ed O’Neill’s casting as a new character — an octopus named Hank.

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Video Features Idris Elba and Chris Pine Fighting Over the Captain’s Chair

by Britt Hayes August 14, 2015 @ 5:45 PM
All we know of Idris Elba’s part in Star Trek Beyond is that he’s playing a bad guy, and while the latest video for the film’s charity drive / contest doesn’t offer any more hints, it does feature Elba and co-star Chris Pine arguing over Captain Kirk’s chair and having a bit of a pissing contest. Maybe the third Star Trek film should be nothing but these two charmingly bickering.

‘Beasts of No Nation’ Trailer: A Journey to Africa With the Director of ‘True Detective’

by Matt Singer July 30, 2015 @ 9:48 AM
Netflix has come a long way from the company that used to send you little red envelopes in the mail. Their original programming slate is expanding exponentially; after making major inroads into television and documentaries, they’re now expanding their feature film division as well. Their ambitious slate of movies includes Beasts of No Nation, the new project from Cary Joji Fukunaga, the director of the first season of True Detective (but not, it should be noted, the second season).

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Cast Offers You a Chance to Win a Walk-On Role in New Video

by Britt Hayes July 14, 2015 @ 5:20 PM
This delightful new video from the set of Star Trek Beyond offers fans a chance to boldly go where no Star Trek fan has gone before — with a walk-on role in the upcoming sequel. But this isn’t your average contest. Fans are encouraged to contribute to the Omaze charity fundraiser in order to participate, meaning that your goodwill could earn you a very good time.