Tag Archives: bbc

  • Angela Bassett Set for BBC2 Series ‘Close to the Enemy’

    Mar 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Angela Bassett joins Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore and Charlotte Riley in Stephen Poliakoff’s television miniseries “Close to the Enemy,” the BBC announced. The six-part drama for BBC2, will follow the attempts of an army intelligence officer (Sturgess), to persuade a captured German scientist (August Diehl) to share his nation’s secrets about the development of the […]

  • Idris Elba Adapting his BBC Series ‘Luther’ for Fox

    Nov 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Idris Elba is involved in an effort to bring his critically-acclaimed BBC series “Luther” to American television. Although the British series aired for three seasons on U.S. cable channel BBC America immediately following its BBC runs, Fox has given a put-pilot commitment for an American remake of the Emmy-nominated drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. […]

  • PBS Series ‘Call the Midwife’ Deals with Surprise Black Baby – Again (Watch)

    Apr 9, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *PBS series “Call the Midwife” dipped back into familiar territory with this week’s episode. The BBC drama is about midwives working out of a nursing convent in London’s impoverished East End during the 1950s. Race relations in London during the time period weren’t any better than in the States, so you can imagine the reaction […]

  • Idris Elba Uninjured After Car Flips Over While Filming

    Dec 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *British actor Idris Elba escaped injury after a car he was driving flipped over during filming for an upcoming TV documentary. The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” star was in Finland shooting the BBC documentary “Idris Elba: King of Speed” when he overturned the vehicle on an off-road rally circuit.

  • Oprah Goes There: ‘Obama is Disrespected Because He’s Black’

    Nov 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 14 Comments

    *Oprah Winfrey sat down with BBC’s Will Gompertz and detailed how no one is above the racism that still exists in this world today … not even the President of the United States, Barack Obama. “There’s a level of disrespect for the office that occurs in some cases and maybe even many cases because he’s […]

  • Idris Transitioning to Hollywood, a Good Idea?

    Oct 20, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *No doubt Idris Elba is a hot commodity and could probably be successful in any market he desires. But some say his future may be limited in Hollywood. American agencies want to sign the star of BBC’s “Luther” but some doubt he could have the same type of success as he did in Europe. Slowly […]