Idris Elba

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Post your questions for Idris Elba
Ahead of the release of new film Beast, the actor, musician, podcaster and possibly the next James Bond will take on your questions

Rich Pelley

29, Jul, 2022 @9:54 AM

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Next Bond film will be ‘complete reinvention’ but won’t shoot for ‘at least two years’
Barbara Broccoli has revealed details about the future of the 007 franchise after the departure of Daniel Craig

Catherine Shoard

29, Jun, 2022 @2:27 PM

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Film about a genie starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton is partly true, says director at Cannes
George Miller reveals the inside story of his big-screen premiere, Three Thousand Years of Longing, based on an AS Byatt story

Vanessa Thorpe in Cannes

21, May, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Three Thousand Years of Longing review – Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba in Mad Max: fairy overload
George Miller’s belated followup to 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road is a consciously unfashionable fantasy about a wary academic and a chatty genie that may leave you wishing for more

Xan Brooks in Cannes

21, May, 2022 @9:06 AM

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 review – no surprises in Sega’s speedy-critter sequel
Jim Carrey reprise his role as baddy Robotnik and Idris Elba plays spiny anteater Knuckles in Sonic’s so-so second coming

Leslie Felperin

28, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Need a warped, tortured or evil character for a Hollywood film? Cast a British actor
UK stars Olivia Colman, Idris Elba and Benedict Cumberbatch are all in demand with US directors. We look at why

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Dec, 2021 @3:28 PM

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TV tonight: how the climate crisis is turning our weather wild
Panorama investigates the threat to our world. Plus: Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba star in a Netflix western. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘They’re not cookie-cutter’: dressing the black cowboys of The Harder They Fall
The costume designer Antoinette Messam explains how historical figures informed the looks of Regina King, Idris Elba and Lakeith Stanfield in the new western

Lauren Cochrane

02, Nov, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Quick on the draw: Jeymes Samuel on remaking the western
Even Covid couldn’t stop the British film-maker reimagining the American genre – with one of the starriest Black casts imaginable

Ellen E Jones

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Harder They Fall review – Idris Elba rides into trouble in garishly violent western
Jeymes Samuel’s gonzo revenge western, with a cast including Elba, Regina King, and Zazie Beetz is enjoyable, if face-splatteringly brutal

Peter Bradshaw

06, Oct, 2021 @8:32 PM

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‘People of colour were less than human’: how The Harder They Fall redefines the western
Directed by London-born Jeymes Samuel, the movie with an all-black cast and strong female characters was always going to be unique, but the experience was also shaped by Covid

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Is The Suicide Squad the beginning of the end for the superhero movie?
James Gunn’s gory, knowing reboot of the DC antihero adventure is part of a newer revisionist trend that suggests the genre might be going the way of the western

Brogan Morris

05, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM

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