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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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Idris Elba: Runner-up SMA 2017 Odds 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 8, 2017 21:55:56 November 8, 2017 21:55:56
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Arguments for: - Every single f-cking one you can think of.  - Molly’s Game will be in limited release at Christmas and will open wide in January. That’s an award season schedule. Most of that awards attention will be on Jessica Chastain but as Sarah wrote in her review of the film Full Story

Idris for my birthday

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 26, 2017 20:00:46 September 26, 2017 20:00:46

I’m that asshole who forces her birthday onto people. Today is my birthday. You’re actually lucky though, because this is only the first time I’ve mentioned on the site while all my colleagues have been enduring it for 24 hours. Through the press release I personally delivered yesterday, on camera, at top volume. Full Story