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  1. Oscars: Omission of Black Actors Upsetting, But Not Inexplicable or Proof of Racism

    11:27 am 1/18/2016

    "None of this year's excluded films about people of color or people of color themselves were thought to be slam-dunks going into the nominations," writes THR's awards analyst. "They were competing in very competitive categories."Read more

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  2. Idris Elba on U.K. TV Diversity: 'Luther' Lead Came Only After U.S. Move

    1:49 am 1/18/2016

    The star will add his voice to those speaking out about the lack of diversity on British TV during a speech in parliament.Read more

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  3. Golden Globes: Sylvester Stallone Wins Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

    5:20 pm 1/10/2016

    Sylvester Stallone received a standing ovation and his first Golden Globe in nearly four decades for his performance in 'Creed.' Read more

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  4. Bryan Cranston, Idris Elba, Rooney Mara Earn First BAFTA Nominations

    12:16 am 1/8/2016

    Todd Haynes, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mark Rylance also get their first-ever noms for the British Oscars.Read more

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  5. Idris Elba, David Oyelowo Make Queen's Honors List

    6:32 pm 12/30/2015

    Blur frontman Damon Albarn and veteran British actresses Barbara Windsor, Imelda Staunton and Sian Phillips also recognized. Read more

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  6. 'Luther' Star Idris Elba Weighs In on Alice's Fate and Movie Hopes

    8:45 pm 12/17/2015

    "I'm far from done," the star and producer tells THR about the future of the 'Luther' series. "I think there are various ways of dissecting Luther, from theater to film."Read more

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  7. 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Suffragette' Among Awards Season Contenders That Prove Diversity Is Possible

    7:00 am 12/10/2015

    Following 2015's #OscarsSoWhite protest hashtag, 2016's doors have opened to both the black actors that are in contention and the movies that are addressing women’s issues, paving the way for different voices and rising talents.Read more

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  8. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Idris Elba and Cary Fukunaga ('Beasts of No Nation')

    5:00 am 12/6/2015

    The star of 'The Wire' and director of 'True Detective' discuss being 'third culture'; their harrowing, unprecedented experience making an indie in Ghana, and distributing it via Netflix; and yes, 007.Read more

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  9. Idris Elba Talks 'Luther' Special and What's Next for the Franchise

    4:01 pm 12/2/2015

    The star also discusses the importance of awards-season buzz, the longevity of 'The Wire' and his status as a sex symbol.Read more

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