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Comedy: Idris Elba Stars In ‘The Impossible Hulk’ (Video)

Dagnabbit! Why didn’t I come across this when the Blacks-Are-Barbecuing-Call-The-Cops lady was all over the news and internet?? This SNL clip featuring Idris Elba is spot on.

After being hit by gamma radiation in a failed experiment, Dr. Bruce Banner (Idris Elba) transforms into an emboldened White lady (Cecily Strong) whenever he is threatened.
– Saturday Night Live

Ha! You think having a big mean green machine inside you is a problem… Naaaah, son, ‘aggressed’ White woman rage coming out of you… THAT’S a PROBLEM!


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Cooking Up w/ Timbaland… feat. Idris Elba (Video)

Drop a summer blockbuster off at the theaters. Then what, Idris? Then what?? Oh, pop on over to hang with Timbo and bang out a li’l something and something else, bro. Sure. Why not?!

For another episode of ‘Cookin Up w/ Timbaland,’ the legendary producer hits the studio with actor, DJ, artist, Idris Elba.


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Last Sneak Peak: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Hits Theaters Next Month… Hard! (Trailer)

How can we really know it is Summer without Summer Blockbuster movies, right? Well, this one right here… this “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” is definitely gonna be in the building… of whatever movie theater you head into next month… and that building is getting blown the %$#! up!!


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Latest Look: ‘Fast & Furious’ Presents “Hobbs & Shaw” (Trailer)

The cars, the speed, the guns, the gritty witty banter… sure. Throw all that in there. But The Rock going back home, to round up the homies, to lead a Haka and an epic old school beat-the-hell-outta-everybody gang-on-gang fight???? &%$! YEAH!!!

Man, that “Hobbs & Shaw” movie is gonna take the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise in a whole other outrageous, hilarious, who-in-the-hell-left-the-gate-open direction. Lots of buttered popcorn and sodas will be sold when this hits screens!

Idris’ character looks like he is giving them hell. Haaaa!

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Learn Some British Slang Terminology From Idris Elba (Video)

Gotta admit. It still kind of throws me to hear Idris switch from ‘American’ to ‘English English’ in his manner of speaking. Now here he is giving us some insider info on Brit style speech.

Idris Elba teaches you British slang words, from ting and fit to apples and Alan.
– Vanity Fair


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Idris Elba – “Stand By Me” feat. Kranium x Tanika (Video)

Another one from the one dem call Idris Elba!

This time, not a feature, Idris is the main artist. “Stand By Me” does have features from Kranium & Tanika on it though. Nice happy time chill bounce Reggae. Play and get to liking and sharing.



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Wiley x Sean Paul x Stefflon Don – “Boasty” feat. Idris Elba (Video)

Ha! Bet you were NOT ready for this. Turns out Idris got flows! Add another stripe to his swag flag. Like he needed anything else to pull the Honeyz. And it’s a dope tune. Well, at least there’s Stefflon Don in this for us to ogle *wink*



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Comedy: Idris Elba Stars In “Turn Up Charlie” Debuting This March On Netflix (Series Trailer)

Baaahahaaa! The title alone for this Netflix series is hilarious!! A full pivot away from darker stuff Idris has done (like “Luther”).

Turn Up Charlie follows a down-and-out DJ who plots to rebuild his music career whilst working as a nanny for his famous best friend’s wild 11-year-old daughter in this Netflix Original Comedy Series.

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After Seven ‘Fast & Furious’ Movies, A ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Spinoff? Yes! (Trailer)

The fate of the world depends on Hobbs and Shaw working together? A second time? They really, REALLY must be out of their rabid rabbit azz MINDS!! Then again, looking at the trailer, this whole flick is an ‘Are you out of your #$%! mind???’ experience. And we are here for it!

After eight films that have amassed almost $5 billion worldwide, the Fast & Furious franchise now features its first stand-alone vehicle as Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their roles as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw.

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Johnson), a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down.

But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever — and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who just happens to be Shaw’s sister — these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves.

Hobbs & Shaw blasts open a new door in the Fast universe as it hurtles action across the globe, from Los Angeles to London and from the toxic wasteland of Chernobyl to the lush beauty of Samoa.

– Universal Pictures UK

They got Idris running down the side of a skyscraper like it was flat land! Wow. Just wow. Do we even need fast cars at this point? Hahaaa!

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The Dark Tower (Trailer)

Watching this trailer had us like, “Interesting,” until Elba’s character loaded his gun barrels by snatching falling bullets out of the air into the chambers… Then it was like, “F**K THAT! WE’RE IN!”

In a world full of superheroes, there’s only one Gunslinger. From the epic best-selling novels by Stephen King comes The Dark Tower.

There are other worlds than these. Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man In Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man In Black.

In Theaters August 4.

– Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Thor: Ragnarok (Teaser Trailer)

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!
– Cinelinx

Rock’em sock’em on an intergalactic other-worldly level! But how in the Asgard did Hulk go from (literally) flying off into the sunset on the last Avengers movie to going the f**k off in the super-powered gladiator arena fighting Thor? No answers… yet. But an action packed teaser for the next Thor chapter… YES!

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Bastille Day (International Trailer)

Consider this a too Black, too strong ‘F#CK YOU’ to the Bond movie machinery that said ‘hell no’ to Idris Elba when he was up for the leading man role. We’ve been knowing dude could deliver big time super agent action. Ain’t the movie biz funny though? Instead of letting Brit Elba do a Brit fiction, we get him as a CIA operative (read: American) in France on a mission in “Bastille Day.”


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Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Siege The Day (Official Trailer)

Ha! James Bond franchise be damned. Game recognizes game… especially in the world of gaming! Take a look at cooler-than-cool Idris Elba talking us through the most intense close-quarters battle scenes brought to screen in the form of modern gaming…right in the middle of the action.

Rainbow Six Siege is a unique first-person shooter where infiltrating Attackers and fortifying Defenders clash with high intensity in all-new, exciting tactical combat scenarios. In the destructible playgrounds of Siege, anything is possible, but only those who prize brains over bullets will prevail in the high-stakes game of teamwork and strategy.

Are you ready to Siege The Day? Find out during the free Open Beta on November 25-29 and when Rainbow Six Siege hits stores on December 1.

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The Jungle Book (Trailer)

Well, damn. I guess when you’re a mega media juggernaut like Disney, you can make that children’s story with “Iron Man” power to the big screen. Trailer looks dope and then some. Get ready for April 2016 movie goers.

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat.

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Beasts Of No Nation (Trailer)

NetFlix is doing the business! Idris Elba stars in this original film set to debut on the online network October 16, 2015.

Beasts of No Nation, A Netflix Original Film. When civil war tears his family apart, a young West African boy is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transform into a child soldier.

This looks to be one of those stories that will take you from angry to anxious to sad and further. Whew!

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Gunmen (Trailer)

You get Sean Penn AND Idris Elba in a shoot’em up, stab’em up, beat’em up, blow’em up film… in your lifetime… lucky you! From “Taken” director Pierre Morel, the film “Gunmen” will open in theaters on March 20, 2015. Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) is an international operative who is betrayed by the organization he worked for; on the run across Europe. Idris Elba plays a mysterious operative named Dupont.

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No Good Deed (Trailer)

I mean… he’s no Jeremy Meeks… but it’s sistas’ favorite Brit Brother Idris Elba …being a true bad guy. A monster. But that’s alright, ladies. Drag your dude to see this one. Tell him Taraji P. Henson’s sexy azz is co-starring…And it’s a thriller, so you know you gotta squeeze in real tight and put all that body on your strong man for protection when things get scary.

Ought to be good. Remember folks. It’s just a movie. Trailer is promising a really good movie though! In theaters September 2014.


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Actor ‘Ro Brooks’ Co-stars In Full-Length Toyota Avalon Ad with Idris Elba & In The Television Series ‘Sons Of Anarchy'(Video)

Last Saturday during my radio show our friend & actor “Ro Brooks” (The Wire, Sons Of Anarchy) made a surprise visit during our show.  He was in Atlanta filming a few top secret projects that at will be released in the near future. During the show he mentioned that he appears on the full-length version of the action-film influenced Toyota Avalon commercial with Idris Elba. I’ve seen the commercial on television, but didn’t actually see the full-length version of it until now.  He first appears around the 1:18 mark in this extended clip.

Ro Brooks also appears on the television series ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ as the character ‘Kettle’.  It’s a possibility his character ‘Kettle’ may get featured more on the show in future episodes.



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‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Starring Idris Elba (Long Trailer)

We posted the UK trailer for the coming ‘Mandela’ movie earlier on here. Needless to say it was an incredibly short teaser of what’s to come. The film currently slated to be released November 29th seeks to chronicle Mandela’s life from his childhood in a rural village to his eventually ascent as the first democratically elected President of South Africa. Early rumors about the screenplay have the focus of the film to be on on Mandela’s younger days in South Africa. Nelson Mandela recently turned 95 after suffering a few life threatening health related issues so hopefully he will be with us when the world celebrates as the film hits theaters. Of course we posted the short version earlier, but now take a peek at the official ‘Long Version’ of the movie trailer.

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‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Starring Idris Elba (UK Trailer)

‘People learn to hate. They can be taught to love.’

Looks like this will be a great tribute film to a great man beloved by lovers of freedom the world over, Nelson Mandela. Scheduled for release January 3, 2014.

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