IDRIS Elba has become a household name, thanks to his successful Hollywood career and handsome good looks. But just what are his biggest films? And how many times has he been married? Here's the lowdown on the hunky actor who may become the next James Bond... Who is Idris Elba? What is his background? Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba OBE, 45, was born September 6, 1972, and is an actor, producer, musician and DJ. Although he is known for movies, he is also a star of the small screen. Before hitting the big time Idris had bit parts in 90s shows like 2 Point 4 Children, The Bill and Absolutely Fabulous. His biggest TV show to date is the detective drama Luther. Idris stands at 6 foot 2 inches tall and is worth an estimated £15million. What are Idris' biggest movies? Idris has proved to be a big hit at the cinema, his biggest movies include: The Dark Tower Pacific Rim Beasts of No Nation Thor: Ragnarok Thor the Jungle Book Star Trek Beyond Bastille Day Prometheus The Mountain Between … [Read more...] about How old is Idris Elba, who is his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre and will the Luther star be the next Bond?
Idris Elba could be set to take over from Daniel Craig as James Bond after producer Barbara Broccoli said “it’s time” for a black actor to step into the role. Craig has previously told of his hopes to go out on a “high note” on the back of Bond 25, which is believed to be his final outing as the 007 agent. With all eyes on the next Bond, Broccoli has now given her thoughts about the future of the franchise. According to the Daily Star, Broccoli told director Antoine Fuqua that she feels a non-white actor in the role would “happen eventually” and put the Luther star forward as a possibility. Fuqua said: “Idris could do it if he was in shape. You need a guy with physically strong presence. Idris has that.” The news comes after Superman star Henry Cavill told how he also has his eye on the role. The 35-year-old is keen to try his hand at playing 007 after Craig steps down. Cavill believes his role as a CIA agent in Mission: … [Read more...] about Is Idris Elba set to play the first black James Bond?
Where could be more appropriate to stage a one-man play about Martin Luther than a former Protestant church in the heart of west Belfast? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Anniversaries abound in our information-loaded world, some being less meaningful than others. Last year coincided with the 500th anniversary of the year when Martin Luther composed his Ninety-Five Theses. This is surely a moment in history that is well worth our consideration. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/where-could-be-more-appropriate-to-stage-a-oneman-play-about-martin-luther-than-a-former-protestant-church-in-the-heart-of-west-belfast-37154599.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article37154592.ece/edece/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-07-26_lif_42769363_I1.JPG Email Anniversaries abound in our information-loaded world, some being less meaningful than others. Last year coincided with the 500th anniversary of the year when Martin Luther composed his Ninety-Five Theses. This is surely a … [Read more...] about Where could be more appropriate to stage a one-man play about Martin Luther than a former Protestant church in the heart of west Belfast?
PUBLISHED: 16:10 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:10 16 May 2018 Tom Horton Luther on a family holiday. Picture source: Edwards family Edwards family The knife that was allegedly passed between defendants in the Luther Edwards murder trial could in fact have been a box of cigarettes, a court heard. Luther and his baby daughter. Picture: Edwards family Christopher O’Sullivan, Jerome Osbourne, Kurtis Thomas and Marlon Thomas are on trial at the Old Bailey accused of the July 2016 murder outside York Hall in Bethnal Green and all deny the charge. There are over 30 CCTV cameras inside and outside York Hall and police said they have spent “hundreds” of hours studying the footage, which captures the busy scenes at the well attended boxing match which took place before Mr Edwards died. Prosecuting barristers had previously alleged Kurtis Thomas handed Mr O’Sullivan a knife on the steps of York Hall which he subsequently used to stab Mr Edwards, 32, once a brawl had … [Read more...] about Luther Edwards murder trial: CCTV in Bethnal Green caught ‘cigarettes, not knife’
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes will write a six-part drama about the invention of modern football for Netflix. The new series called The English Game was one of a raft of international shows announced by the streaming service today. The show will be about people reaching cross the class divide and will be “part Etonians, part factory workers, coming together to create the world’s most popular sport”, according to Erik Barmack, head of Netflix’s international originals. Idris Elba will star in and produce a new comedy for Netflix. The Luther star will play the title role in Turn Up Charlie as a struggling DJ and bachelor who reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend’s wild child daughter. And Jack Whitehall’s show Travels With My Father has been renewed for a second series. The Series was met with rave reviews when he took five-star hotel loving dad Michael for a backpackers’ experience in Thailand last year. They also … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey creator to write drama about the invention of modern football