Idris Elba

‘The Jungle Book’ Unveils Official Logo and Concept Art for Disney's Live-Action Reboot

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
Disney
Just yesterday came word that Warner Bros. have pushed the release date for ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ back to 2017, giving them a whole two years of breathing room following the release of Disney’s own live-action version of ‘The Jungle Book.’ And right on the heels of that news Disney has released the first official logo for Jon Favreau’s ‘The Jungle Book,’ along with some lovely concept art.

HBO’s ‘The Wire’ Gets HD Remastering in 16x9 Format, Blu-ray Hits in 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 2, 2014 @ 5:00 PM
HBO
Long renowned as one of HBO's crowning achievements in drama, David Simon's Baltimore crime saga 'The Wire' is getting a major facelift for 2015. Not only will the network premiere a high-def digital remastering of the series in late December, but digital and Blu-Ray updates of 'The Wire''s remastered set will be available after the new year.

BBC ‘Luther’ Getting American FOX Remake, Neil Cross and Idris Elba to Produce

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2014 @ 11:54 AM
BBC
Well, if FOX’s American remake of ‘Broadchurch’ didn’t send mobs of flaming pitchforks to the ‘Gracepoint’ set, we suppose this was bound to happen. Idris Elba’s revered detective drama ‘Luther’ looks to get its own FOX remake as well, with series creator Neil Cross on board to write and Elba in line to produce.

Idris Elba Says Working on Marvel Movies is "Torture"

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by Mike Sampson November 5, 2014 @ 10:03 AM
Marvel
Just yesterday, Joss Whedon hinted he might have to send a scolding e-mail to Idris Elba who, earlier this week, let it slip that he would be appearing in 'Avengers 2' alongside Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth. But, Idris Elba just don't care. In a new interview with The Telegraph, Elba again talked about filming 'Avengers 2' and said working on Marvel movies is "torture."

'Avengers 2' Will Feature Appearances from Heimdall and Loki

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by Britt Hayes November 2, 2014 @ 2:39 PM
Marvel
Just a little while after we reported the awesome news that Tom Hiddleston's Loki will be featured prominently in both 'Thor: Ragnarok' and both parts of 'Avengers: Infinity War,' we have another 'Avengers' and 'Thor'-related bit of news for you: Idris Elba has confirmed that not only will he be making an appearance in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' but so will the mischief-making Loki.

Idris Elba to Play Shere Khan in 'The Jungle Book'

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by Damon Houx March 6, 2014 @ 8:16 PM
BBC, Disney
Idris Elba has been on the verge of superstardom for a while now, and his latest role might get him in the hearts of young children (or at least frighten them). Elba is in final negotiations to join the cast of Jon Favreau's upcoming live-action version of 'The Jungle Book' as the voice of the dangerous tiger Shere Khan.

'Thor 2' Posters: Heimdall Defends Asgard Against Malekith's Army

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by Nick Romano September 26, 2013 @ 11:55 AM
Marvel Studios
Apparently the best things come in pairs. The 'Thor 2' posters have been releasing in sets of two -- Loki and Odin, Jane and Sif, and now the Asgardian protector Heimdall and the Malekith-led army of Dark Elves get their share of the action.

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Trailer: Idris Elba Fights For His People

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by Damon Houx July 18, 2013 @ 9:14 PM
The Weinstein Co.
http://youtu.be/Tyo-XeVcan4
If it's a Weinstein Company film, you can usually bet that it's going to be going for Oscars, so don't be surprised if one of the year's big awards contenders is 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' It stars Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, and is due out at the end of the year, so this new trailer hints at its award possibilities.

'Pacific Rim' Clip: Idris Elba Is About to Put a Smackdown on Charlie Hunnam

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by Britt Hayes June 27, 2013 @ 3:46 PM
Warner Bros.
The first official clip for 'Pacific Rim' has been released, and Warner Bros. is taking a decidedly different route with promotion. Rather than focus on all the big robots-vs-monsters action we've seen in the (amazing) trailers, this piece of footage gives us a tense and intimate moment between stars Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba.