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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 'Star Trek Beyond' to Get Imax Release

    12:11 pm 11/24/2015

    The Paramount Pictures project is added to the large format exhibitor's movie slate for next year. Read more

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  5. A Meeting of the Bonds: Idris Elba Reveals His Funny Run-In With Daniel Craig

    12:00 pm 11/19/2015

    The non-televised Governors Awards on Nov. 14 was an A-list event with a slew of unexpected celebrity minglings.Read more

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  6. Paris Attacks Put French Movie Premieres, Idris Elba's 'Bastille Day' in Question

    5:00 am 11/18/2015

    As high-profile events are canceled and movie attendance declines (Rentrak estimates 'Spectre' lost 20 percent of first-week box office in France due to weekend theater closures), filmgoers in the City of Lights remain defiant.Read more

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  7. 'Finding Dory' Teaser Trailer

    3:36 pm 11/17/2015

    The first teaser trailer for 'Finding Dory' starring Ellen DeGeneres and Idris Elba.Read more

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  8. 'Luther': Idris Elba, Co-Stars Preview Special

    4:01 pm 11/15/2015

    'Game of Thrones' and 'Ripper Street' talents discuss their characters, while Elba talks about what to expect from the drama's return, whether there will be a film and how the industry is doing in terms of diversity.Read more

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  9. Four Things to Know About 'Beasts of No Nation' Star Abraham Attah

    2:14 pm 10/18/2015

    The teenager from Ghana makes his acting debut in Netflix's first original feature film.Read more

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