Idris Elba News

Warner Bros Sets THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS Release for 2016; Andy Serkis to Direct
by Movies News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Warner Bros. announced today that their upcoming adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's THE JUNGLE BOOK will hit the big screen on October 21, 2016, helmed by Andy Serkis. It's titled THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS. (more...)

Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito Join Cast of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Two more actors are on board as the voice cast for Disney's The Jungle Book takes shape. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes (more...)

Newcomer Neel Sethi Cast as 'Mowgli' in Jon Favreau's Live-Action JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Disney announced today that after a slew of auditions, newcomer Neel Sethi has landed the lead role of 'Mowgli' in the director's upcoming live-action adaptation The Jungle Book, according to Deadline. Directed by Favreau from a script by Justin Marks, The Jungle Book combines live action and animated filmmaking. (more...)

BREAKING: Bryan Cranston, Jim Parsons, NORMAL HEART Among 2014 EMMY Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement were announced this morning at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District. (more...)

Guillermo del Toro Confirms PACIFIC RIM Sequel to Hit Theaters in 2017!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Guillermo del Toro has confirmed that a osequel to Universal's blockbuster PACIFIC RIM, tentatively titled 'Pacific Rim 2,' is heading to 3-D and Imax on April 7, 2017! (more...)

Brody Jenner & William Lifestyle to Guest DJ at The Huxley
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

The Huxley, Greater Washington's premier nightlife destination offers a refreshing venue option that features the latest innovations from Las Vegas and New York City. (more...)

Beyonce Tops Nominees for 2014 BET Awards; Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

BET Networks has announced the nominations for the "BET Awards" 2014. Nominations were announced in 20 categories (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Saycon Sengbloh Debuts Music Video for New Single 'Be Here'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Broadway star, Saycon Sengbloh (Motown / Fela), is originating, yet, another role on Broadway as she gets ready to star in Holler If Ya Hear Me, directed by Kenny Leon. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o to Join Disney's Live-Action JUNGLE BOOK?
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o are in talks to join the cast of Jon Favreau's upcoming live-action/VFX remake of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK. (more...)

Idris Elba Welcomes Birth of First Son on Twitter
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Idris Elba, who starred in Off-Broadway's Troilus & Cressida in 2001, turned to Twitter to announce the birth of his first son with girlfriend Naiyana Garth. (more...)

James Corden, Idris Elba Among Winners at RTS Programme Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain's leading forum for television and related media, has announced the winners of the RTS Programme Awards 2013. (more...)

Tatyana Ali, Idris Elba & Lance Gross Welcome SWAC Basketball Tournament to Houston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

HOUSTON, TX(Marketwired - Mar 14, 2014) - Actors Tatyana Ali and Lance Gross attended the 2014 SWAC Basketball Tournament March 13th in Houston. Ali and Gross along with other Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) Coalition members promoted green awareness to college students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). (more...)

Idris Elba to Voice Shere Khan in Disney's Live Action 'JUNGLE BOOK' Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The film, directed by Jon Favreau, is based on the Kipling classic, which follows an orphaned boy who was raised by wolves and other animals. The animals act as protectors for the boy from the evil tiger Shere Khan (Elba). (more...)

Taraji P. Henson to Join Terrence Howard in Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Drama EMPIRE on Fox
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Taraji P. Henson will join Oscar winner Terrence Howard in Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's upcoming hip-hop drama pilot EMPIRE for Fox. Howard recently starred in the pair's 2013 drama THE BUTLER. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o Among Presenters for 45th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Anthony Anderson to Host Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The NAACP and TV One announced that Anthony Anderson will serve as host for the 45th NAACP Image Awards. (more...)

Stevie Wonder to Perform at 45th NAACP Image Awards; Kevin Hart to Present
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The NAACP and TV One announce today that Stevie Wonder will perform, Kevin Hart has been added as a presenter, and Kerry Washington, Michael B. Jordan, Terrence Howard, Alfre Woodard, David Oyelowo, Chandra Wilson, Shemar Moore and Regina King have been confirmed to attend the 45th NAACP Image Awards. The two-hour star-studded special will broadcast LIVE on TV One from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, February 22, 9:00 p.m./6:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will also include 'The 45th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet Live' one-hour pre-show at 8:00 p.m./5:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Idris Elba, Vin Diesel & More Join NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Presenters Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The NAACP and TV One announce today the second group of presenters confirmed to participate at the 45th NAACP Image Awards including Idris Elba, Vin Diesel, Terry Crews, Nia Long, Naomie Harris, Morris Chestnut, Chadwick Boseman, Tyrese Gibson, Ed Asner, and Ben Vereen. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o Among Presenters for 45th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Anthony Anderson to Host
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The NAACP and TV One announced today that Anthony Anderson will serve as host for the 45th NAACP Image Awards (more...)

Samsung Launches Search to Find Undiscovered Talent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

LONDON, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

VIDEO: Extended Trailer for THOR: THE DARK WORLD's Upcoming Blu-ray/DVD
by - Feb 04, 2014

Marvel's THOR: THE DARK WORLD will arrive on 3D Combo Pack, Single-Disc Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on February 25th and is available today on Digital 3D and Digital HD. (more...)

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