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    Idris Elba To Star In & Produce Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts Of No Nation'

    There aren't many actors we'd say this about, but we'd pretty much pay to watch Idris Elba read anything. The phone book. The most embarrassing entries from our teenage diaries. Dialogue from "Pacific Rim." Anything. Since breaking through with "The Wire" a decade ago, Elba's gone from strength to s...

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    Idris Elba Books Lead Role In Cary Fukunaga's Adaptation Of 'Beasts of No Nation'

    After starring as Nelson Mandela in the upcoming Long Walk To Freedom, Idris Elba will be heading back to the continent (Africa) to star in Cary Fukunaga's film adaptation of Nigeria author Uzodinma Iweala’s bestselling debut novel Beasts of No Nation.

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    Check Out Steve Carell's New Nose In 'Foxcatcher' & Idris Elba's Old Age Makeup In 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

    With Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" entering the Oscar fray it's time for Sony Pictures Classics to start hustling the picture, but it seems that not everyone in their starry cast — which includes Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Sienna Miller — will be immediately recognizable. Yes, that's Steve Car...

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    Toronto Preview: Awards Hopefuls Bring Real Figures to Life, from Dickens and Assange to Ginsberg and Mandela

    There's a reason Sony Pictures Classics is moving up the release date of "The Invisible Woman" to Christmas Day. They think they may have the goods to make a go at an awards season play. This Ralph Fiennes-directed movie is world premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, one of many pic...

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    "In the Loop" Star Peter Capaldi Is the 12th star of "Doctor Who"

    The producers of "Doctor Who" announced their choice of Peter Capaldi Sunday on a live TV special on BBC One and BBC America -- the 12th actor to portray the Time Lord with two hearts in the world's longest-running scripted television series. But London's bookies already knew.

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    BBC America's 'Luther' Will Return Over Four Nights in September

    BBC America's critically acclaimed crime series "Luther" will makes its anticipated return over four nights in September. The drama stars Idris Elba ("Pacific Rim," "Thor") as John Luther, a role that won him a Golden Globe Best Actor award

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    BBC America's Award-Winning Miniseries 'Luther' Is Back with a Four-Night Premiere Event

    We've been reporting on this, and now BBC America makes it official, adding a few details we didn't have before.

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    New TIFF Photos: Keanu Reeves' 'Man of Tai Chi,' Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' & 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

    It's been over 10 years since Keanu Reeves was kung-fu fighting and fast as lightning in the "The Matrix Revolutions" (makes you wish they woulda quit after the first film), but while Reeves has been taking it kind of easy ever since (probably the two biggest films he's starred in since then have be...

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    WATCH: First Trailer for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,' Starring Idris Elba

    The first trailer for Justin Chadwick's "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" has landed, starring Idris Elba in the title role as the former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary. Naomie Harris ("Skyfall") also stars as Mandela's wife of 39 years, Winnie. Watch below.

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    Watch: Idris Elba Guns For Oscar As Nelson Mandela in First Full Trailer for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    Last week, a short teaser premiered offering a tiny peak at "Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom," the biopic of the South African freedom fighter turned first democratically elect president. Little was shown, but we got to hear Idris Elba's spot on accent in a voiceover.

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