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First Look At Idris Elba In Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation Between playing Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and voicing a jaguar in The Jungle Book, Idris Elba is making a stop in Ghana, where he is filming True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s next film, Beasts of No Nation, and the first photo has been released. He plays a character just called Commandant, because the film is from the point of view of a young boy named Agu, conscripted into becoming a soldier in Commandant’s guerrilla military group after civil war breaks out in an unspecified West African country. Not exactly light-hearted stuff, but it’s Elba, a

First Look At Idris Elba In Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation Between playing Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and voicing a jaguar in The Jungle Book, Idris Elba is making a stop in Ghana, where he is filming True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s next film, Beasts of No Nation, and the first photo has been released. He plays a character just called Commandant, because the film is from the point of view of a young boy named Agu, conscripted into becoming a soldier in Commandant’s guerrilla military group after civil war breaks out in an unspecified West African country. Not exactly light-hearted stuff, but it’s Elba, a

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First Look: Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts of No Nation' Starring Idris Elba

feedproxy.google.com – Whoa - do not mess with this guy. A first look photo for the new film from "True Detective" director Cary Fukunaga has been unveiled, showing Idris Elba in full regalia as a tough-looking commander of a West African unit of guerrilla fighters. The film is titled Beasts of No Nation is an adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala's novel of the same name, following a young boy who is taken from his home and raised by this gang of guerrilla fighters. 7 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman

Ben Kingsley Joins Disney's 'The Jungle Book'

1:48 PM 6/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Jungle Book
Ben Kingsley is joining the voice cast of Disney's The Jungle Book as the black panther Bagheera, the studio has announced. The movie is a live-action/CGI adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name. In the book, Bagheera helps to pave the way for the human boy Mowgli's adoption into a wolf pack and also mentors and protects the boy as he grows up.

Idris Elba Invades Tiraji P. Henson's Home in 'No Good Deed' Trailer Last year we saw Idris Elba take on some fantastical bad guys in Pacific Rim and Thor: The Dark World, and he even changed history as Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. But this year he's becoming a villain himself. However, he's not becoming a monster or a comic book villain, but rather a menacing man who weasels his way into a family's house after pretending to have some car trouble in No Good Deed. This looks like a typical home invasion thriller from this first trailer, but both Elba and Taraji P.

Lupita Nyong'o Joins Disney's 'The Jungle Book'; Scarlett Johansson Circling

7:51 PM 4/23/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Warner Bros. and Disney are both working on their own live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book, but Disney's is farther along and is in the process casting up. Idris Elba is the first to board and will voice the tiger Shere Khan. Joining him will be 12 Years a Slave's Lupita Nyong'o, who will be voicing the wolf mother Rakcha.

Idris Elba to Voice the Tiger Shere Khan in Disney's 'Jungle Book'

9:17 PM 3/7/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Idris Elba is the first to be cast in Disney's live-action The Jungle Book adaptation. He will be the voice of the tiger Shere Khan, the main villain in the movie. In Rudyard Kipling's collection of short stories, Khan tries to kill off the human boy Mowgli before he could become a threat to him, but Khan's attempts are foiled by the other jungle animals. As for Mowgli, Disney is look for a mixed race actor to play the role, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Idris Elba To Provide The Roar In Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Idris Elba is in final negotiations to perform the role and provide the voice of the killer tiger Shere Khan in Disney’s live action take on The Jungle Book. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film is a mix of live action and VFX that is being overseen by Rob Legato, whose VFX credits include Avatar, The Wolf Of Wall Street, Hugo and Titanic, the latter two of which won his Oscars. 23 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee

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Posted February 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

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'Mandela' Star Idris Elba Opens Up About Playing Nelson Mandela in Vogue (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The British star -- who also happens to be a DJ -- tells the glossy how the late South African leader reminded him of his own dad, among other juicy nuggets.Mandela star Idris Elba graces the inside of Vogue magazine's January 2014 issue, which is being shared first on Pret-a-Reporter. 35 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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