No One Needs a US Version of Black Mirror. Hollywood Must be Stopped.

Thanks to Netflix and PBS, I can feed my British pop culture addiction without booking a Virgin flight. But American television executives are determined to ignore this luxury and cook up watered down versions of international shows like no one's ever heard of Pirate Bay (RIP). » 1/30/15 1:15pm 1/30/15 1:15pm

An Absolutely Fabulous Movie Might Be On the Way, Darling

2015 is already reigning her blessings down, dahhhling, because there might be an Absolutely Fabulous movie on the way. *downs a hard drink at 9:30 AM like Edina and Patsy would* » 1/05/15 12:50pm 1/05/15 12:50pm

Merry Christmas! Sony Execs Want Idris Elba To Be the Next James Bond.

In the midst of those emails between Sony executives concluding that black actors don't play well overseas, it seems Idris Elba is an outlier—a particularly sexy outlier. Embattled Sony Head Amy Pascal declared via email that the Brit should be the next James Bond. » 12/19/14 7:50pm 12/19/14 7:50pm

K Michelle Truthers Think This Song Is About an Affair With Idris Elba

K Michelle is known for being honest about who she has and has not slept with—like the time she declined Chad Ocho Cinco's penis because it was too big, among other issues—but her new lyric video for "Maybe I Should Call" is stirring up rumors about a certain hot British actor. » 11/14/14 6:10pm 11/14/14 6:10pm

Dominic West Is Pretty Sure That Was Idris Elba's Penis in That Photo

Dominic West is just as curious about Idris Elba’s maybe it is, maybe it isn't penis photo as we are. He even talked about it at great length (heh … ) in an interview. Of course Elba says the bump in the photo is just a microphone cord. OK, Idris. » 8/29/14 2:30pm 8/29/14 2:30pm

Watch the Ever-Dapper Idris Elba Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the baron of your heart Idris Elba. Who the hell cares what they talked about? Let's just watch some grown-ass men dump icey water on the man of your dreams. For charity! » 8/27/14 10:30am 8/27/14 10:30am

Britney Spears Approves of Katy Perry's Denim Gown

In today's Tweet Beat, Britney Spears loved Katy Perry's tribute to her infamous denim evening wear look, Jenny Slate has an editorial suggestion for Shape and Idris Elba is still sexy. » 8/25/14 7:30pm 8/25/14 7:30pm

Idris Elba Is in a State of Undress on the Cover of Details

Many congratulations to your imaginary husband Idris Elba for landing the September cover of Details! And congratulations to Details' Adam Sachs for writing one of the most panty-dropping sentences ever committed to print: » 8/13/14 1:40pm 8/13/14 1:40pm

Miley Cyrus Put Her Tongue in Katy Perry's Mouth at a Miley Cyrus Show

Miley Cyrus' tongue, the most rogue member of her traveling band, found its way into Katy Perry's mouth last night at her Bangerz concert in L.A. Another day, another trolly pseudo-provocation. Hooray. » 2/24/14 9:07am 2/24/14 9:07am

Idris Elba Isn't Sorry for Being Idris Elba

In today's Tweet Beat, Idris Elba is Idris Elba, Zosia Mamet is having issues with Vanity Fair and Gene Simmons and Cher USED TO LIVE TOGETHER, in case you forgot. » 2/19/14 7:30pm 2/19/14 7:30pm

Men Everywhere Are Sorry They Aren't Idris Elba

It’s no secret that Idris Elba is the man of many women’s dreams, but this week many of the men standing in the actor’s shadow (which is kind of like every dude ever) have finally had enough. » 2/19/14 12:20pm 2/19/14 12:20pm

Idris Elba Would Like To Play Superman. Please Make This Happen Now.

Why is that every time Idris Elba opens his mouth and talks, magic happens? His words are like beautiful white doves, soaring out of a magician's hat on a stage in Las Vegas. » 2/13/14 10:30pm 2/13/14 10:30pm

Watch George Clooney Talk Trash About The Gwyneth Paltrow VF Drama

This behind-the-scenes video of Annie Leibovitz's shoot for Vanity Fair's "20th Annual Hollywood Issue" has a rather nice surprise tidbit, featuring America's Favorite Charmer, George Clooney. » 2/04/14 10:30pm 2/04/14 10:30pm

Joyce Carol Oates Wonders About Womances or Whatever They're Called

In today's Tweet Beat, Joyce Carol Oates needs a new word for her lexicon, Dylan McDermott has unintentional advice for Ramona Singer and Idris Elba is doing fine. » 2/04/14 7:30pm 2/04/14 7:30pm

Black Actors Finally Appear on Cover of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue

Can we get all the-times-they-are-a-changin' for a minute? Vanity Fair's 20th annual Hollywood Issue has a three-panel gatefold cover, as usual, but this year, there are actual black people on the first third, i.e. the part you see on the newsstand. Progress! » 2/03/14 3:00pm 2/03/14 3:00pm

Black Actors Ruled 2013, Black Actresses Not So Much

Guys, I'm tired of writing this story, but here we go ... 2013 was a great year for black actors but shitty for black actresses. Womp, but at least it was good for one part of at least one minority group, right? Right? » 1/14/14 3:25pm 1/14/14 3:25pm

Don't Tell Idris Elba He Would Make A Good "Black" James Bond

There is so much going on with Idris Elba lately, and that's a very good thing, because now we finally have an excuse to post this photo and stare at it for awhile. » 1/06/14 11:30pm 1/06/14 11:30pm