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Idris Elba and Taylor Swift: Golden Globe Cats

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 7, 2019 15:27:30 January 7, 2019 15:27:30
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Seriously. That’s how Idris Elba and Taylor Swift were introduced at the Golden Globes last night – as co-stars of the upcoming Cats. Again and again, what even is this movie? At some point, in some scene, are Idris and Taylor going to start, like, purring at each other? He was actually asked about working with her and, specifically acting with her. Full Story

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Idris Elba’s very simple answer

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 18, 2018 16:24:19 December 18, 2018 16:24:19
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Back in July, when he was promoting Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Henry Cavill told GQ Australia that he was worried about the #MeToo movement making it harder for him to flirt and that he had concerns about flirting and then being called a rapist. Seriously. As I said at the time, no, dumdum Full Story

Luther and Alice together again

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 12, 2018 15:36:37 December 12, 2018 15:36:37
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Raise your hand if you knew Idris Elba as DCI Luther before you knew him as Stringer Bell. I can’t be the only one. Elba was Stringer Bell first, but Luther was his breakout role, the thing that made him everyone’s favorite leading man and the once and future Bond. On January 1 he’s back with a fifth series of Luther, and this time Ruth Wilson is also returning as Alice Morgan. Full Story

Idris Elba is PEOPLE’s 2018 Sexiest Man Alive

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 6, 2018 15:40:19 November 6, 2018 15:40:19

Idris Elba has been a legitimate Sexiest Man Alive contender for years. In fact, last year he was my runner-up prediction. There are very few “arguments against” Idris Elba. The biggest and most consistent “argument against” Idris Elba is that he’s not American, as the majority of PEOPLE’s SMAs are American. Full Story

Elba not Bond

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2018 15:19:19 August 22, 2018 15:19:19
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There was a random UK paper last week that reported that Idris Elba was being considered to take over James Bond after Daniel Craig is done with Bond 25. As I wrote at the time Full Story

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Oprah and Idris at the Royal Wedding

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 19, 2018 09:31:15 May 19, 2018 09:31:15
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We were told this morning on an embargo until they arrived that Oprah would be showing up. There have been rumours that Oprah is doing an interview with Doria Ragland. Those rumours haven’t been confirmed but, clearly, there’s some kind of relationship.  Note Oprah and Idris’s arrival time. Full Story

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Idris Elba: front row engaged

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2018 18:34:02 February 20, 2018 18:34:02
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Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre are engaged. They’re based in London. It was London Fashion Week this past weekend. So they attended a couple of fashion week events together, making the social rounds for the first time as an engaged couple. Full Story

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Idris’s public proposal

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 12, 2018 16:46:36 February 12, 2018 16:46:36
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Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre are engaged. It happened on Saturday in London at a screening for his film Yardie at the Rio Cinema. Yardie is Idris’s directorial debut. So he must have been all into his feelings, with a major career achievement, and his love by his side. This is what happened:    A post shared by David Marsden (@agentmarsden) Full Story

Sundance Preview 2018: 10 to Watch

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 18, 2018 15:00:11 January 18, 2018 15:00:11
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The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today, during an uncertain period in the industry. Theatrical exhibition is dying, Fox is disappearing into the Disney fold—indie arm Fox Searchlight is operating “business as usual” this year, but it could very well be their last—and Netflix, driver of big deals in the recent past, has 80 films of their own slated already, so no one knows how much they’re really looking to acquire (they were relatively quiet at TIFF last fall). Full Story

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