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Idris Elba Will Be Shere Khan In Jungle Book

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert I am lion hear my roar!! And a good looking roar and role is what Hollywood’s Indris Elba will be doing in Disney’s Jungle Book. Elba is in negotiations to perform and provide the voice of the killer tiger, Shere Khan in the live action Jungle Book. The Jungle Book is directed by Jon Favreau. The film is a mix of live action and VFX that is…

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

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by Greg B. According to Reuters the recent release of the film Mandela in South Africa has an expected warm and cold acceptance. “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, which stars Idris Elba opened in South Africa with high emotions and critics not pleased with the facts in the movie. The film which is two hours long, attempts to capture 60 years of the freedom fighter’s life, including 27 years in…

Idris Elba Plays Convincing Role in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”

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By Lillian Armstead The actor Idris Elba who is playing the role of Nelson Mandela in the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” spent countless hours studying video footage and rehearsing scripts to understand the mind, mannerism and speech of the 95 year old Nelson Mandela. Elba was convinced that he could transform himself into the former South African leader during the six months of filming in South Africa. Not…

The Reviews Are In: Tyler Perry Disappoints as ‘Alex Cross’

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 The reviews are in, and the consensus seems to be that Tyler Perry turned in a disappointing performance as the hard nosed and driven detective Alex Cross, in the film bearing the same name. Originally, Idris Elba was slated to play the role of Cross, but somehow, he was replaced by mega-producer and character actor Tyler Perry. Many critics doubted whether Perry had the acting chops to turn in the performance…

Is Tyler Perry Overexposing Himself in 2012?

Is Tyler Perry Overexposing Himself in 2012?

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  2012 is shaping up to be a busy year for Tyler Perry. The film mogul is slated to produce and/or act in four movies over the next 10 months. But with so many starring roles, not to mention his TV shows and entertainment empire, does Perry risk overexposing himself and exhausting his fans? Today, Perry will release Good Deeds, a film in which he stars as an upper-class businessman…

Octavia Spencer, Idris Elba Nab Golden Globes; Viola Davis Leaves Empty Handed

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  Black Like Moi reports: Ricky Gervais was absolutely hilarious hosting the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards which aired Sunday evening; but the steep competition was no laughing matter. Hollywood elite George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sir Ben Kingsley, Dustin Hoffman, and Sidney Poitier — who, along with Dame Helen Mirren, presented Morgan Freeman with the Cecil B. DeMille award for his nearly five decades of outstanding work —…

Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Official Biopic

Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Official Biopic

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    Idris Elba is set to play Nelson Mandela in the “official” biopic for former South African President.   Is this the real deal or does “official” mean that we’re going to get the fluffy story about Mandela’s life? Click to read more on YourBlackCelebrities.com    

Idris Elba Makes People’s Sexiest Man Alive List

Idris Elba Makes People’s Sexiest Man Alive List

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    David Beckham, Simon Cowell, and Idris Elba are among the 15 male British celebrities to feature in People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive issue. Hangover star Bradley Cooper may have topped the annual hot list, but he faced stiff competition from UK hunks such as Luther star Idris Elba, who the US magazine calls ‘Thor’s irresistible warrior’ in reference to the 39-year-old’s role in the action film earlier this…