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Idris Elba

  1. Simon Pegg Confirms He’s Writing Idris Elba a “Kickass Role” for Star Trek 3

    Oh, and The Force Awakens will apparently leave us "vibrating!"

    Nerd Do Well and Star Trek 3 scribe, Simon Pegg, spoke with MTV recently and confirmed that not only was he writing a "kickass" role for Idris Elba, but that it would be a never-before-seen character!

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  2. Idris Elba Re-Schedules the Apocalypse, Says Any Chance He Had of Playing James Bond is Gone

    Fancasting never dies.

    At the world premiere of his new movie Mandela, My Dad and Me on Tuesday, Idris Elba dashed the hopes that he'll eventually take over the role of 007: "Honestly, it’s a rumor that’s really starting to eat itself. If there was ever any chance of me getting Bond, it’s gone."

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  3. Star Trek 3 Writer Simon Pegg Comments on Those Idris Elba Klingon Rumors

    They've actually cast an unknown actor named "John Harrison."

    Has he dashed our great hopes or given us something epic to hold onto?

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  4. The Mary Sue’s Fave Comments of the Week: Idris Elba, Apocalypse Canceller, to the Rescue

    How dare you insinuate there's anything Idris Elba Can't do?

    Idris Elba may singlehandedly make us want to watch Star Trek 3, but that doesn't mean everyone is on board. That's why Astra María Solís Excus is here to remind dissenters that he canceled the apocalypse.

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  5. Star Trek 3 May Have Discovered The Only Way to Get Me to Watch: Cast Idris Elba

    Damn it, Jim.

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  6. Things We Saw Today: Fannibals Rejoice, Here’s Your Hannibal Premiere Date

    Gillian, stahp.

    Ugh, this picture is perfection.

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  7. Luther Starts Filming, Picks Up Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie (Yes!) But Loses Ruth Wilson (No!)

    While Idris Elba takes selfies.

    And no, they're not just recasting with redheads.

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  8. Age of Ultron Poster Has All Our Faves, Name-Drops Hayley Atwell, Anthony Mackie, and a Possible Spider-Man Connection?

    Plus perpetually-blurry Vision.

    It's so shiny! And informative!

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  9. Idris Elba Is Making A Movie Trilogy About Edgar Allan Poe Fighting Sorcerers

    Quoth the raven, "what the hell?"

    Once upon a midnight dreary, Elba pondered, weak and weary, over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore—and then he found an old book about Edgar Allan Poe doing battle with the devil and thought, "I would absolutely pay to see that movie." So his company, Green Door Productions, will be overseeing a three-part film adaptation.

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  10. Daredevil Will Feel More Like The Wire Than a Superhero Show, Says Showrunner

    Less Red Batman, more Red Ribbon Killer.

    But if this show's going to downplay the fantasy elements of the Marvel universe, then how exactly are we going to get Idris Elba's Thor character a cameo? Somebody didn't think this comparison to The Wire through that well, you guys!

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  11. Things We Saw Today: Exodus Is Banned In Egypt For Inaccuracies

    Weeeellll

    Reports say it was also banned in Morocco.

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  12. Things We Saw Today: Paul Rudd’s Hair-tastic College Yearbook Photo

    Reddit found this incredibly cool shot of Paul Rudd from his time at the University of Kansas. What do you think Karl is doing right now?

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  13. Fox, Please Don’t Make an American Version of Luther. Especially Not With Idris Elba.

    Please.

    Fox loves to make terrible decisions.

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  14. Idris Elba Reveals He & Tom Hiddleston Will Reprise Their Heimdall/Loki Roles In Avengers: Age of Ultron

    By the hammer of... oh, you get it.

    Idris Elba is just as excited about Avengers: Age of Ultron as we are, he just had to talk about it.

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  15. Things We Saw Today: Make Your Own Klingon Bat’leth Scarf

    Hab SoSlI' Quch!

    Nicole C Mendez is selling the yarn and pattern for this Bat'leth scarf on her Etsy shop. Great. Now I just need to learn how to knit things that aren't misshapen rectangles. (via Fashionably Geek)

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  16. Finding Dory Reunites The Wire Stars Idris Elba & Dominic West

    "A fish must have a code."

    Stringer Bell and McNulty meet again!

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  17. Things We Saw Today: In Space No One Can Hear You Sleep

    Etsy user CBedroom is selling some beautiful looking space bedding sets in their shop. My only worry is I'd wake up from an afternoon nap and think I fell through a wormhole.

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  18. Charlie Hunnam Might Join Idris Elba in WB’s King Arthur Series, Giving Us the Weirdest Pacific Rim Prequel Ever

    Well, Raleigh Becket is a prince among men.

    Also rumored to be joining the cast is Elisabeth Olsen, whom I like, but can we get Rinko Kikuchi in there too, please? And Burn Gorman and Charlie Day. Tell me they shouldn't voice the red and white dragons. Say it to my face.

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  19. ALS Ice Bucket Challenges From Westeros, Middle Earth, & a Galaxy Far, Far, Away

    The ice is just piling up! So many people have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that even fictional characters are starting to get in on the charity fun. Here's Batgirl but we've also collected Archie, Grumpy Cat, Peter Dinklage, Harrison Ford and more.

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  20. Warners’ The Jungle Book Movie Casts Benedict Cumberbatch In The Most Obvious Role

    I'm saving my jokes for below...

    I'll give you one guess.

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