Latest Idris Elba News

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 3-9

Aug. 28, 2023 10:10 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 3-9: Sept. 3: Actor Pauline Collins is 83. Singer-guitarist Al Jardine of The Beach Boys is 81. Actor Valerie Perrine is 80. Drummer Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad is 75. Guitarist Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols is 68. Actor Steve...

What to stream this weekend: 'The Bachelorette,' Idris Elba, The Weeknd, Sarah Snook and 'Jack Ryan'

Jun. 30, 2023 11:38 AM EDT

John Krasinski makes his final bow in season four of “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” a new album from Lucinda Williams and the debut of the mystery video game Crime O’Clock are among the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Among the offerings worth...

Idris Elba uses his brains not brawn in the new Apple TV+ series 'Hijack'

Jun. 28, 2023 14:04 PM EDT

Standing 6-foot-2-inches, Idris Elba's size helps to sell his characters. As a detective in “ Luther,” he often averted protocol and went rogue. On “The Wire,” he played a shrewd, intimidating crime boss in the drug world. In the 2022 movie “ Beast,” he protected his daughters from a...