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LOS ANGELES-Laurence Fishburne, Taraji Henson and Idris Elba have all been nominated for Emmys this year. Fishburne for his role as Thurgood Marshall in the HBO movie, Thurgood, Elba for his role as detective John Luther in the BBC series, “Luther” and Taraji P. Henson for her role as Tiffany Rubin in the Lifetime movie […]

LOS ANGELES- Laurence Fishburne, Taraji Henson and Idris Elba have all been nominated for Emmys this year. Fishburne for his role as Thurgood Marshall in the HBO movie, Thurgood, and Elba for his role as detective John Luther in the BBC series, “Luther.” Taraji P. Henson was nominated for her role as Tiffany Rubin in […]

Looks like Hollywood’s “white out” is on hiatus–at least in  TV Land.  This morning the nominations for the 63rd Annual Emmys were announced and Black Hollywood is finally feeling the love.  Taraji P. Henson got a nod  in the “Best Actress in a Mini-Series Or Movie” category  for Lifetime’s ” Taken From Me: The Tiffany […]

It was officially confirmed yesterday that British actor Idris Elba will star in a sci-fi film called Pacific Rim, which will be directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pans Labyrinth, Hellboy). The story is set in the future at a time and place in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, and the world has to band together to rid the planet […]

LUTHER fans sure are faithful.  The second season premiere debuted this past Tuesday in the U.K., watched by 5.6 million viewers on BBC Two.  Seems Mr. Elba  is quite pleased by the show’s ratings success as evidenced on Twitter: Season 2 picks up a year after the climactic season finale: Alice  is biding her time […]

Who says the British don’t share a wicked sense of humor?  This past Tuesday, CNN journalist Piers Morgan and Thor star Idris Elba were guests on  BBC Radio 5’s ‘The Daily Bacon’ hosted by Richard Bacon.  Seems Morgan  had a bone to pick with Elba concerning his wife, fellow journalist Celia Walden. In a previous interview […]

From The Hollywood Reporter By Pamela McClintock and Tim Appelo When Kenneth Branagh cast Idris Elba as Heimdall in the upcoming summer tentpole Thor, a furious debate erupted among fanboys, with some insisting it was wrong for a black man to play a Nordic god. But the London-born actor has no patience for the debate. […]

Tune in for an all new episode of ‘Cinema in Noir’ on BlogTalkRadio tonight, Sunday February 27th at 6PM EST. The show is co-hosted by Candice Frederick (http://ticketstubz.blogspot.com) , Kimberly Renee (http://reelsistas.tumblr.com/), Invisible Woman (http://invisible-cinema.blogspot.com/) and the The Urban Daily’s ReBecca Theodore-Vachon–four film critics who discuss the latest in black film and Hollywood news. Tonight’s […]

As a fitting close to Black History Month, actor Idris Elba was the featured speaker for the Lens Project’s “Artist Spotlight” series. Held at the Paul Robeson Center of Rutgers University’s Newark campus this past Thursday evening, the lecture was moderated by Ms. Baraka Sele, the current Assistant Vice President of Programming of the New […]

Tyler Perry is teaming with director Rob Cohen to star in a new on-screen adaptation of the popular Alex Cross detective series. Morgan Freeman has starred in two previous films (Along Came A Spider and Kiss The Girls ) based on the books by James Patterson. According to TheHollywoodReporter an indie version of the film […]