Tag: idris elba

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 20, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Senate moves to approve e-voting for future polls

The Senate has begun a fresh electoral reform, which has mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to adopt the ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Idris Elba weds Sabrina Dhowre in beautiful Moroccan wedding; ‘Avengers: Endgame’ breaks global box office record | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 7, 2019

Idris Elba is replacing Will Smith as Deadshot in ‘Suicide Squad 2’

Despite the failures and dissatisfaction with the first Suicide Squad, the movie still did well at the box office. A bland ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2019

Here’s your first look at Idris Elba in new Netflix comedy series ”Turn Up Charlie”

2018 had Idris Elba securing the bag, from still being involved in the British crime drama Luther and Marvel’s Avengers: ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 6th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: As Biya takes his 7th oath of office, it’s ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

Idris Elba to join film adaptation of hit musical ‘Cats’

What can we say? Elba has range. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Elba is reportedly in final negotiations to join ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Roseanne Barr reacts after she is knocked out from ‘The Conners’; Idris Elba in talks to feature in ‘Cats’ | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Idris Elba’s sitcom ‘In The Long Run’ renewed for a second season

In the spirit of television shows renewals, Idris Elba’s sitcom In The Long Run on Sky has been renewed for ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 19, 2018

Move over, Idris Elba! Our own Kenneth Okolie is giving us killer James Bond vibes

While the internet buzzed about rumours of Idris Elba playing James Bond recently, and Elba complicating things on Twitter through ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 13th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Idris Elba is teasing us as James Bond on ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 12, 2018

Idris Elba is teasing us as James Bond on Twitter and we literally can’t handle it

If you have been on the internet for the past three days, you must have caught wind of Idris Elba ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2018

Idris Elba will be your villain in the upcoming “Fast and Furious” spin-off

While I have personally bemoaned the great churn of sequels and spinoffs in Hollywood, there’s something appealing about seeing Idris ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Idris Elba joins Dwayne Johnson as villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ spinoff; Jim Iyke speaks on absence in movies | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Bernard DayoMay 26, 2018

Idris Elba will be your “Hunchback of Notre Dame” in new Netflix movie

Good news, Elbarians! And also new converts of the Elbarian sauce. According to reports, Hollywood bae Idris Elba has signed ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2018

Idris Elba to star in Netflix comedy series “Turn Up Charlie”

Can’t get enough of Idris Elba? It appears Hollywood’s favourite hunk will have a busy TV calendar year as he ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 19, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Idris Elba is getting a Netflix comedy series; Diamond Platnumz arrested for ‘offensive’ social media video | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 28, 2018

[The Media Blog] Here’s a first Look at Idris Elba’s upcoming comedy series “In the Long Run”

Is there anything like too much Idris Elba? Following the trailer release of his directorial debut Yardie, a crime thriller ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 26, 2018

[The Film Blog] Here’s the first trailer for Idris Elba’s directorial debut “Yardie”

Idris Elba – the Hollywood sweetheart who has made women swoon for years, and has been a sizzling presence in ...

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ToluAugust 31, 2017

Idris Elba, Ryan Gosling, Prince Harry: Meet Glamour’s Sexiest Man of the Year 2018 contenders

Glamour Magazine has just released the contenders for this year’s Sexiest Man of the Year and it is one mighty ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 10, 2017

Idris Elba to star in two major upcoming thrillers, “The Mountains Between Us” and “The Dark Tower”

by Rachel Ogbu// Sierra Leonean-British actor Idris Elba, 44, has teamed up with actress Kate Winslet in the upcoming thriller, The ...

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ToluNovember 1, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Empire star, Taraji Henson LOVES Davido’s music, Iyanya joins the Mavins | More stories

Here are some of the stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 22, 2016

‘Beast of no Nation’ child star to feature in new Spiderman movie

They say big things come in small packages. This has been the story of young Abraham Attah, whose role as a ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 9, 2016

Did you notice the way Idris Elba and his baby-mama laughed… and laughed – at the haters, perhaps? (PHOTOS)

Today, relationships start and end on social media. We thought British actor, Idris Elba was the latest victim, when he announced ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 4, 2016

‘Dear Idris Elba, you leave me speechless’ – Toke Makinwa

He is dark, tall, Ghanian and British, an award-wining-actor, musician and DJ. You guessed right! He is Idris Elba. Toke ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMarch 11, 2016

Idris Elba to receive royal title from Queen of England

Hollywood star Idris Elba is set to be awarded an OBE for his service to drama by the Queen Elizabeth of ...

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Oreoluwa PetersFebruary 28, 2016

Beast of No Nation stars, Idris Elba, Abraham Attah win big at Spirit Awards

Barely 24 hours before the controversial Oscars Awards, it was all about diversity as independent filmmakers were celebrated at the 31st Film ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 31, 2016

Black actors shine at the SAG awards (Full Winners’ List)

Black actors made a point at The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards after four African-Americans walked away with ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 20, 2016

David Oyelowo, Idris Elba speak on #OscarsSoWhite controversy (WATCH)

Following the criticism of the organisers of the Oscar Academy Awards for an apparent lack of diversity in nominations for ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 17, 2016

‘Agwu’ of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ nominated for Critics Choice Awards (Full List)

16 year old Abraham Attah famously known for his role as Agwu- a child soldier alongside Idris Elba in Netflix’s first original ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 8, 2016

Idris Elba earns BAFTA nomination for ‘Beast of No Nation’ + Full Nominees’ List

The nominations for the 68th edition of the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), the biggest and most prestigious film awards outside ...

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