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'Dark Tower' TV Series Confirmed, Idris Elba Set to Return as Gunslinger

The companion TV series to 'The Dark Tower' movie is adapted from the fourth book in Stephen King's Roland Deschain saga. ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00101065.html

Idris Elba To Train As Pro Kickboxer For Discoverys Fighter Limited Series

Idris Elba is stepping into the ring. The actor and producer is buffing up for Idris Elba: Fighter , a limited series that will extend the Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominees relationship with Discovery Networks International following their collaboration on racing program No Limits . The three-part hourlong factual will see Elba undertake the physically and mentally demanding task of training to become a professional kickboxer ultimately competing against a seasoned ...  Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/08/idris-elba-fighter-kickboxer-series-discovery-1201807392/

Idris Elba Will Reportedly Make Directorial Debut With Cocaine Courier Drama Yardie

An adaptation of Victor Headley's novel....   Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/07/idris-elba-to-reportedly-make-directorial-debut.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

Idris Elba Discusses His Return to "Visceral" 'Luther': "Being a Murder Detective Is a Deep, Dark Place to Go To"

The 43-year-old BBC star describes the show, now entering its fourth season, as "the little train that was" and says of his murder detective character, "He has a lot of demons. You do end up taking some of that home with you."   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/iCcv1F93_ps/idris-elba-discusses-his-return-899147

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

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... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/VWT-ZNTASuA/story01.htm

Luther & Idris Elba Hit U.S. Viewership High In Season 4 Debut; Steady In UK

Absence certainly made hearts grow a little fonder on this side of the pond for the return of Luther this week. Season 4 of the Idris Elba drama pulled in 252,000 total viewers for its more than 2-hour special last night on BBC America . That's up 22% in total viewers from what the Season 3 premiere of the Neil Cross-created series drew on September 3, 2013, a Tuesday on the cusp of the fall season . Among adults 18-49, the 9 11:45 PM, Season 4 had 65,000 viewers for ... http://deadline.com/2015/12/luther-hits-viewership-high-in-u-s-with-season-4-debut-steady-in-u-k-1201669559/

'Luther' boss previews 'whole new chapter' for Idris Elba-led series

Plus, a cannibal killer and how Elba rejoined the fray for the one-off holiday special http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/YiqwOHDGTf8/luther-special-neil-cross-idris-elba

Oh, That Alice: Luther Can't Live With Her, Can't Live Without Her

Ruth Wilson may be off having an Affair , but her red lipstick is all over the latest incarnation of BBC America's Luther (Thursday, 9 p.m.). Idris Elba returns to star as John Luther in what's billed as the show's fourth season, and he hasn't lost a step. Apparently playing a severely damaged London detective is like riding a bicycle, if you're Idris Elba.     http://feeds.huffingtonpost.com/c/35496/f/677094/s/4c48a766/sc/13/l/0L0Shuffingtonpost0N0Cdavid0Ehinckley0Coh0Ethat0Ealice0Eluther0Ecant0Ib0I88195320Bhtml0Dutm0Ihp0Iref0Ftv0Gir0FTV/story01.htm

Luther Sneak Peek: Idris Elba Challenges a Thug to a Staring Contest Guess Who Wins? (Watch Video)

Who needs a gun when you have a look that could kill? BBC Americas three-hour Luther movie event (Thursday, 9/8c) brings that rhetorical question to glorious life, and weve got an exclusive sneak peek at one of the specials fiercest face-offs. In the above clip, Idris Elbas titular badass pulled out of seclusion to... http://tvline.com/2015/12/15/luther-special-movie-bbc-america-video/

Idris Elba, Man You'd Like to Cling on, Is Playing a New Alien Race in Star Trek Beyond

The makers of Star Trek Beyond   did put handsome human male Idris Elba in an alien suit for the upcoming sequel, but they want to let you know that at least that alien suit is totally original. As director Justin Lin tells Slashfilm , Elba's character, Krall, is a member of a "new species that we discover in this chapter." To go along with that, the director also promised fans that the new villain would introduce a new "very distinct and valid" perspective on the Federation's Prime Directive: "His character is really challenging the way of the Federations philosophy."Perhaps by introducing Robert's Rules of Order ?   http://www.vulture.com/2015/12/idris-elba-not-a-klingon-in-star-trek-beyond.html
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