Tag: Idris Elba

Idris Elba’s Character “ISN’T BLACK ENOUGH” Says BBC Diversity Chief

BBC’s diversity chief, Miranda Wayland, claims that Idris Elba’s character in the TV series Luther “isn’t black enough to be real” because “he doesn’t have any black friends and doesn’t eat any Caribbean food.” She ended the statement by saying t...

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The Suicide Squad Trailer Knows Lots of Bad Words

As director James Gunn promised on his Twitter feed, a red-band trailer for The Suicide Squad arrived online today. Also joining the advertising campaign are some individual character posters – and one outstanding ensemble one. A sequel to David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad (though minus a number i...

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DC FanDome: The Suicide Squad

Thank Squad the wait is over. James Gunn and the cast of The Suicide Squad joined DC FanDome to give some insight into the much-anticipated DC adaptation. Prior to revealing the cast – which, among many others, includes Idris Elba as Bloodsport, Nathan Fillion as TDK, and Doctor Who’s Peter Capa...

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Idris Elba to Star in Spy Movie for Apple

Apple TV+ spies a hit. Deadline reports that the burgeoning streaming service has picked up the rights to an untitled spy film starring Idris Elba. The plot is unknown, but the movie will be “an action spy/romance” set in Africa and is written by Travon Free, an Emmy winner for his work on The D...

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REVIEW: Cats (2019)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats opened in London in 1981 and on Broadway in 1982 and has since become a global phenomenon. Consisting of lyrics from T. S. Elliot’s book of poems Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats and featuring Webber’s music, it is largely considered to be the prototypical m...

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Nathan Fillion Joins Suicide Squad

It looks like a former fictional writer is ready to squad up. Deadline reports that Castle star Nathan Fillion – best known in geek circles for his work in various Joss Whedon productions, such Captain Hammer in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-Long Blog and, of course, as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in Firef...

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