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  • Fox Orders Pilot for U.S. Version of Idris Elba’s ‘Luther’

    Jan 21, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Fox is moving forward with its plans to produce a pilot for the BBC series “Luther,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Neil Cross’s cop drama received eight Emmy nominations, while lead actor Idris Elba won a Golden Globe for his part as DCI John Luther in 2011. As previously reported, Elba will not star in […]

  • 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. […]

  • Idris Elba Shoots Down James Bond Talk; Expresses Hate for ‘Black Bond’ Label

    Aug 16, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Any hope of Idris Elba being the next James Bond has been put to bed by the actor himself. Speaking on ITV’s “Lorraine,” Elba confirmed that rumors surrounding him portraying 007 are just that, rumors. “It’s a rumor that’s gotten out of control, basically — but that’s all it is. “There’s no truth in it […]

  • Kerry Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Don Cheadle Earn Emmy Nods

    Jul 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Scandal” star Kerry Washington, “House of Lies’ actor Don Cheadle and the shows “Orange is the New Black” and “Luther” are among the nominees announced Thursday morning for the 66th prime-time Emmy Awards. “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series. Other top nominees included FX […]

  • Idris Elba Wins Top Award from Britain’s Royal Television Society

    Mar 19, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Idris Elba picked up one of the top prizes at Britain’s Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday. The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” star landed the Best Male Actor Award for his role in U.K. detective series “Luther.” Olivia Colman picked up the Best Actress accolade for crime drama “Broadchurch.” Other winners at […]

  • Idris Elba Joins Thriller ‘Alive Alone’

    Feb 10, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Idris Elba has lined up his next film project. The star of BBC’s “Luther” and “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” has joined Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts and Sam Worthington in the thriller “Alive Alone.” Elba stars as an ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay working as a taxi driver, and Rapace plays a prostitute on the run […]