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BBC Diversity Chief Says ‘Luther’ “Doesn’t Feel Authentic” Due to Lack of Black Friends

Speaking at digital MIPTV, Miranda Wayland praised the gritty crime drama, starring Idris Elba, for having a "really strong, Black character lead," but said television needs to do more so that…

Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children’s Books

The actor’s book deal includes both picture books and fiction that he has developed with his writing partner Robyn Charteris.

Idris Elba’s Green Door Developing Animated Thriller for Crunchyroll

The anime-centric streamer has 4 million subscribers.

Idris Elba Strikes Film, TV Deal With Kris Thykier’s Archery Pictures

Idris Elba's Green Door Pictures has struck a deal to work on film and TV projects with Kris Thykier’s Archery Pictures.

Netflix Picks Up Idris Elba-Caleb McLaughlin Drama ‘Concrete Cowboy’ (Exclusive)

Netflix has picked up worldwide rights to 'Concrete Cowboy,' the Idris Elba-Caleb McLaughlin drama that generated acclaim when it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September. 

‘A World of Calm’: TV Review

Keanu Reeves talks wood, Oscar Isaac celebrates noodles and Priyanka Chopra Jonas purrs about chocolate in HBO Max's 'A World of Calm,' a series from the creators of the Calm app.

Idris Elba to Star in Survival Thriller ‘Beast’ (Exclusive)

Idris Elba will star in Beast, a survival thriller that Baltasar Kormakur will direct for Universal Pictures.

‘Concrete Cowboy’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Idris Elba stars as an inner-city horseman with Caleb McLaughlin as his troubled son in Concrete Cowboy, a drama set around the unique subculture of North Philly’s Fletcher Street…

‘Stranger Things’ Star Caleb McLaughlin Gets “Hauntingly Vulnerable” in Feature Debut ‘Concrete Cowboy’

'Stranger Things' star Caleb McLaughlin trades the Upside Down for gritty Philly (alongside Idris Elba) in 'Concrete  Cowboy' — and his director is already making…

Regina King, Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield and Delroy Lindo Cast in Western ‘The Harder They Fall’

Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King have been cast in the Western film 'The Harder They Fall.'

Idris Elba to Star in Simon Kinberg-Produced Spy Thriller for Apple

Apple has acquired a new feature that has Idris Elba attached to star and produce, alongside X-Men creative Simon Kinberg.

Idris Elba to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Idris Elba will receive the BAFTA Special Award for creative contribution to television.