During the toast, actor Idris Elba announced, "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV."
While the casts of ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Downton Abbey’ won the top awards, the topic of…
By Cristie Leondis
February 1, 2016
Tags: #OscarsSoWhite, celebrity, Diversity, entertainment industry, film industry, Hollywood, Idris Elba, Oscars, racism, SAG Awards
Actor being a contender for the role remains as speculation and rumor
Anthony Horowitz faced a Twitter storm of criticism recently after making comments about actor Idris…
By Janell Hazelwood
FIlm star talks 'Star Trek Beyond,' career passions and more in latest issue
‘Maxim’ is featuring first ever male solo cover with actor Idris Elba.
By Janell Hazelwood
If you had to cast the best tough guy ensemble, who would you choose?
If you had to recast the greatest movie tough guy ensemble with actors of color,…
By Richard Spiropoulos
October 8, 2014
Tags: Akiro Kurosawa, Denzel Washington, Djimon Hounsou, Dwayne Johnson, Ice Cube, Idris Elba, Magnificent 7, Michael Jai White, Samuel L. Jackson, Terry Crews, Vin Diesel, Wesley Snipes, Will Smith
'No Good Deed' producer has eye for making the next huge box-office draw
Will Packer produces some of Hollywood’s most profitable hits. In this exclusive with Black Enterprise…
By Carolyn M. Brown
September 11, 2014
Tags: American Black Film Festival, celebrity, entertainment industry, Hollywood, Ice Cube, Idris Elba, Jeff Friday, Kevin Hart, Month of the Man, Taraji Henson, Think Like a Man, Universal Pictures, Will Packer Productions
Who will be the next leading black actor in Hollywood?
Who will claim Hollywood’s leading black male role?
By Gil Robertson
His team's mission: Take an upscale mid-size sedan known for quality and reliability (yawn). And make it fly beyond recognition. Mission accomplished.
Well, if Elba is James Bond, allow me to introduce you to Q: 2013 Toyota…
By Alfred Edmond, Jr.
April 24, 2013
Tags: 2013 Avalon, auto design, auto designers, auto industry, automotive design, Avalon, car design, design, Idris Elba, Month of the Man, Rob McConnell, Toyota, Toyota Avalon
Although female fans would disagree, the British actor doesn't see himself as a sex symbol.
Elba appears on the cover of British GQ
By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton
Which one of these actors would you prefer?
Idris Elba is a great choice as the first black James Bond, but he’s not…
By Demetria Irwin
Reality TV casting agents for The Bachelor may have a hard time finding men of color but here are a few good men
After two African American men sued producers of the The Bachelor for racial discrimination here’s…
By Bridgette Bartlett
April 26, 2012
Tags: Barack Obama, Basketball Wives, Black Bridal Bliss, Christopher Johnson, Common, Cory Booker, Daymond John, Dwight Howard, FUBU, HBO, Hill Harper, Idris Elba, Jamie Foxx, Nathaniel Claybrooks, Orlando Magic, Reggie Love, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Sean Combs, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, The Wire, Tyler Perry
Celebrity style at the everyday professional's price
Ladies love the always dapper Idris Elba. Here’s how the average consumer can mimic his…
By Janell Hazelwood
September 15, 2011
Tags: 2011 Fall Fashion Gallery, black hollywood, celebrity fashion, fall fashion, fashion, GQ Men of the Year awards, Idris Elba, look for less, men's apparel, men's fashion, mens style, Style
With the help of actor Idris Elba, the owners of Brown Paper Dolls find innovative ways to tell their stories
With the help of actor Idris Elba, the owners of Brown Paper Dolls find innovative…
By Arlice Nichole
April 4, 2011
Tags: BE Next, Bryce Wilson, celebrities, Debbie Allen, Film, Getting Started, Idris Elba, Lance Gross, Milk + Honey, Small Business, The Game, TV, Video
Hollywood tends to pigeonhole our filmmakers into only making urban projects, but here are a few who prove them wrong
Hollywood tends to pigeonhole our filmmakers into only making urban projects, but here are a…
By Janee Bolden
March 4, 2011
Tags: Academy Awards, Adrien Brody, Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes, Antoine Fuqua, ’N Sync, Bring in Da Funk, Bring in Da Noise, Bruce Willis, Cannes Film Festival, Chow Yun-Fat, Chris Evans, Christina Milian, Clive Owen, Denzel Washington, Desperate Housewives, Diane Lane, Edward Norton, F. Gary Gray, Gary Oldman, George C. Wolfe, Gerald Levert, Halle Berry, Heather Graham, Ice Cube, Idris Elba, India.Arie, Jack the Ripper, Jamie Foxx, Jay Z, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jelly’s Last Jam, Jennifer Hudson, Jimmy Fallon, Jodie Foster, John Leguizamo, John Singleton, John Travolta, Johnny Depp, Kasi Lemmons, Kevin Spacey, Lee Daniels, Lena Horne, Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey, Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Nia Long, Oprah Winfrey, Oscars, Prince, Queen Latifah, Richard Gere, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Sanaa Hamri, Sanaa Lathan, Spike Lee, Sylvain White, Taraji P. Henson, the Hughes Brothers, Tim Story, Topdog/Underdog, Tupac Shakur, Tyra Banks, Tyrese, Uma Thurman, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Zoe Saldana