Black Hollywood Shines In Golden Globe Nominations

by Anya Rahmingon December 13, 2013
The list of Golden Globe nominees has been released online. 2014 looks like the year Black Hollywood will shine. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years As A Slave is tied with co-leader American Hustle at 7 nominations. Kerry Washington is getting another shot at an award for playing Olivia Pope after she didn’t win at the Emmy’s in […]

Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael B. Jordan To Be On Oprah’s Next Chapter December 8th

by Anya Rahmingon December 7, 2013
Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michael B. Jordan are 3 of the biggest Black male stars in Hollywood right now. Each of these actors have appeared in films that qualify as “Oscar bait”. This year, Elba starred in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Ejiofor starred in 12 Years As A Slave, and Michael B. Jordan starred in Fruitvale Station, […]


An Overview Of Black Actors And Actresses In Superhero Films 2013 To 2014

by Anya Rahmingon September 8, 2013
 Below is an overview of the Black Actors and Actresses portraying characters in superhero films that have come out in 2013 or will come out in 2014. On the list below you’ll find the name of each Black actor or actress along with either a clip of an interview regarding the role, a clip of […]

BBC’s Luther Is Hitting The Big Screen

by Anya Rahmingon September 8, 2013
Idris Elba’s hit crime drama series Luther is heading to the big screen. The show has been a major hit on the BBC network, and has grown an audience in the United States since becoming available on Netflix’s instant streaming service. Idris Elba’s fan base has increased since the series made its debut in 2010. His […]


View Latest Posters And Trailer For Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

by Anya Rahmingon July 27, 2013
  The upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is hitting USA theaters in limited release on November 29, 2013.  The film stars Idris Elba and Naomi Harris, the latest Black Bond girl, as Nelson Mandela and his wife Winnie. The Weinstein Company is distributing the film, and they’ve picked an odd time to release […]

Check Out Idris Elba In Toyota Action-Scene Commercials For The Avalon

by Anya Rahmingon April 3, 2013
Idris Elba has signed on with Toyota to promote the newest model of the Avalon Sedan in a series of commercials. The commercials take-on the format of action movie scenes. In the series, Idris Elba attempts to evade a group of men spying on him from helicopters and tracking him on street corners. Watch the 2 released […]

Idris Elba Taking Break From Acting For Hip Hop Career

by Anya Rahmingon March 5, 2013
Despite having a burgeoning career starring in hits like last year’s Prometheus, the upcoming Pacific Rim, and a television show which earned him a Golden Globe , Idris Elba has decided that now is the time to take a break from acting. Elba, age 40, wants to work on his hip-hop career exclusively for the next […]

First Official Trailer For Pacific Rim Starring Idris Elba

by Anya Rahmingon December 13, 2012
  Pacific Rim stars Idris Elba in a robot vs. monsters science fiction film. It’s sure to impress audiences with Guillermo del Toro at the helm. Today the trailer hit the web. I am a little concerned. After the onslaught of heavy budget, shallow action films like Battleship and John Carter in early 2012, the […]


They Die By Dawn Black Western Trailer Released

by Anya Rahmingon November 7, 2012
Idris Elba, Erykah Baduh, Jesse Williams, Nate Parker, Giancarlo Esposito, Michael Kenneth Williams, Isaiah Washington, and Rosario Dawson are some of the more popular actors taking part in They Die By Dawn. They Die By Dawn is one of those surprise Black films you probably weren’t expecting.  Today Okay Player posted news that the trailer was released. […]

New Pictures of Idris Elba In Pacific Rim

by Anya Rahmingon September 11, 2012
 Photos belong toWarner Bros. / Legendary Pictures for Empire Magazine New Images have been released from next year’s sure-to-be-a-blockbuster flick Pacific Rim. The above pictures feature Idris Elba, who will play General Stacker Pentecost. A synposis of the film has beenposted at Wikipedia: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began […]


Strong Male Representation in This Year’s Emmy Nominations

by Anya Rahmingon July 22, 2012
                  The Emmy nominations have been announced. The award show will air on September 23rd, 2012 at 7pm eastern. While black women are missing from the list of Emmy nominations this year, 4 black men have been nominated in 4 separate categories. From left to right: Best […]

Idris Elba Will Be Lead In Pacific Rim

by Anya Rahmingon July 15, 2012
                      Idris Elba just appeared in sci-fi horror flick Prometheus. Next summer he’s revisiting the genre as the main character in Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro. Here’s how summed up Elba’s role in the film: In ‘Pacific Rim’ he plays Stacker Pentecost who is one of […]

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Thriller No Good Deed Adds Henry Simmons To Cast

by Anya Rahmingon May 8, 2012
                          Thriller No Good Deed, which will premier in 2013, revolves around a district-attorney who is kidnapped with her children after letting a stranger enter her house. Filmofilia has reported a new members has been added to the cast, Henry Simmons, pictured above. […]

Idris Elba Reveals His Character In Predicted Blockbuster, Prometheus

by Anya Rahmingon May 8, 2012
                            Idris Elba has revealed details about his role in the upcoming sci-fi flick, Prometheus. The film is a prequel to the beloved Alien flicks.  Two viral trailers were released for the film, neither of which showed Idris’ character. Fortunately a fantastic interview has […]