Molly Bloom was an Olympic-class skier before she became the go-to for the world’s highest stakes poker game – for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night. By 17 FBI agents with automatic weapons.
Jessica Chastain is Molly Bloom and Idris Elba is her defense lawyer, Charlie Jaffey in Molly’ Game – in theaters on November 22nd.
It’s been a couple decades since I read The Dark Tower but I chose not to re-read it before seeing the movie. Big mistake!
Like City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, The Dark Tower is more a collection of key moments from the book (as I recall it) and absolutely none of the connective tissue – like plot, explanations (of anything – not just how the Man in Black’s magicks work – let alone why Roland is immune to them).
Let’s let series creator Neil Cross put it out there: ‘Now what? It’s a question Idris and I get asked a lot. What happened to John Luther after we last saw him striding unbowed through the streets of his city, his blood red London? It can’t be over, can it? There’s so much we don’t know. So much unfinished business…
Games of Thrones’ Richard Madden plays a pickpocket who picks up the wrong bag in Jason Watkins’ Bastille Day – and winds up on the wrong side of Idris Elba’s unorthodox CIA operative when the bag turns out to contain a bomb.
This American’s time in Paris is about to become very, very dangerous. Check out the trailer after the jump. US premiere date to be determined.
On January 18th, Actor Idris Elba addressed the United Kingdom’s Parliament on the subject of diversity – specifically, on the diversity (and/or lack of same) in British film and television. True, it was a speech in regard to diversity in British film and television, but change the names of the organizations he mentions and it applies to the North American industry as well.
He spoke at length, using himself as an example at one point of how one person, or one organization, can impact the lives of many by putting someone from their demographic on television or into a movie – or just into a position from which they can take that next step.
Follow the jump to read his full address. It’s powerful stuff.
On the heels of the Golden Globe®, Screen Actors Guild, Critics’ Choice and NAACP Image Award nominations for his iconic role, Golden Globe winner, Idris Elba, returns as the self-destructive near-genius detective on the edge of law enforcement.
In this sneak-peek (following the jump) of tonight’s premiere, Detective Chief Inspector John Luther (Elba) learns the hard way, he will never be able to walk away from the job. As he listens to chaos erupting over the police scanner, he reluctantly changes into the famous tweed coat and returns to where he’s most comfortable.
The gripping psychological thriller Luther makes its highly-anticipated return tonight on BBC AMERICA (9/8C) .