The First Trailer for the new ‘Jungle Book’ is Here

A new live action version is coming to theaters in 2016 and will be directed by Jon Favreau The Jungle Book has been told in a number of ways in film. The version people are most familiar with is the animated movie done by Disney many years ago. But there was also a live action version that starred […]

“I never understood the use of the ‘N’ word among Black People.”

This Comment by Alda on the post Why The ‘N’ Word Is Cool To Black People (And No One Else)

Black British Artists Rake in US Accolades, but Where’s the Support at Home?

Is it a problem of a certain kind of British insidious, institutional racism and a failure to adequately take the real proportion of ethnic diversity on board within the media?

5 Reasons Why Idris Elba is The James Bond You Want and Need

It’s a casting choice that’s long overdue.

Movies: Jamie Foxx Will Play Electro In The Amazing Spider-Man Sequel [@hannibaltabu]

In a casting announcement for another role, it was leaked that Oscar-winning multi-hyphenate Jamie Foxx will indeed join the cast of Amazing Spider-Man 2. When last we heard from Jamie Foxx, he was crossing his fingers that he would be cast as Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2. Foxx’s four year old daughter was a big […]

Is People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Campaign Racist?

Joanna Schroeder challenges the outdated notion that Americans don’t find men of color sexy.

‘Cool’ is More Important Than ‘Swag’

Damon Young explains that when it comes to meeting women, coolness is more important than swagger, and actor Idris Elba is the perfect embodiment of how to make that work for you.

Television: More @IdrisElba Is A Very Good Thing [@CijiTheGeek]

The star of stage and screen will bring some of Warren Ellis’ madness to life in Ascension.

Movies: New Trailer for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance [@idriselba @marvel]

Idris Elba gives Nicolas Cage his marching orders in the Marvel minded movie.

Movies: Idris Elba (@idriselba) Rides In Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Idris Elba jumps into another Marvel movie continuity as a member of the “not a sequel” cast.

Photo Gallery: The Black Faces of San Diego Comic-Con 2011 [#sdcc]

… aaaand we’re back. San Diego. Cosplay photos. Celebrities. Fans. Let’s go! (In all seriousness, give this bad boy some time to load, it’s about to get megapixel up in here) [Source: World of Black Heroes] [Source: Carl Dancy’s Facebook Page] [Source: Stranger Comics] [Source: CNET] [Source: Getty Images] [Source: Organization of Black Screenwriters’ Facebook […]

Comics: Idris Elba’s Luther Comes To Comics

Idris Elba’s riveting drama Luther gets the comics treatment, courtesy of the BBC.