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  • Idris Elba Says #MeToo Is Only a Problem for 'Men With Something to Hide'

    12/18/2018 6:21:31 AM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Reason ^ | December 17, 2018 | Robby Soave
    British actor and 2018 "sexiest man alive" Idris Elba recently told The Sunday Times that the #MeToo movement is "only difficult if you're a man with something to hide." Vanity Fair contrasted Elba's uncompromising stance with remarks made by Matt Damon and Henry Cavill, who both had to walk back their criticisms of #MeToo's potential excesses and their perceived sympathy for accused men. Valerie Jarrett and Shonda Rhimes tweeted praise for Elba. Essence said his answer was "perfect." Is #MeToo only a problem for men who have something to hide? I doubt Aziz Ansari—who was smeared in the pages of...
  • Idris Elba named People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

    11/06/2018 12:34:32 AM PST · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 6, 2018 | 1:41am | Tamar Lapin
    Idris Elba may not be the next James Bond — but he’s People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” this year. “I was like, ‘Come on, no way. Really?” the British actor told People when he found out he was their pick. “Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, ‘Yeah, you are kind of sexy today.’
  • Idris Elba Responds to James Bond Casting Rumors, Questions If He's Handsome Enough for the Job

    12/27/2014 7:06:21 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 64 replies
    E! Online ^ | 12/27/14 | Mike Vulpo
    Twitter Have you heard the news? Some people really want Idris Elba to become the next James Bond!Although Daniel Craig is still signed on for the job, many in and out of Hollywood have spoken out about the possible casting choice. Yes, we're looking at you Rush Limbaugh.But regardless of what you've seen, heard or read, Elba himself has something to say about the speculation and it may not be what you were expecting."Isn't 007 supposed to handsome?" he tweeted from his car Saturday morning while rocking a beanie and a scruffy beard. "Glad you think I've got a...
  • The next Bond could be...Idris Elba????

    12/20/2014 9:49:13 AM PST · by hoagy62 · 90 replies
    FOX.com Entertainment ^ | 12/20/14 | New York Post
    British actor Idris Elba could be the first black James Bond, according to more leaked e-mails from Sony Pictures. “Idris should be the next Bond,” Sony Pictures chief Amy Pascal wrote nearly a year ago in an e-mail to Elizabeth Cantillon, a former executive vice president at Columbia Pictures. The leaked e-mail, reported by the Daily Beast, is from a trove of private e-mails, salary reports and bits of script and rough footage swiped and released by hackers believed to be from North Korea. Current Bond actor Daniel Craig is signed on to one more “James Bond” installment, “Spectre,” due...
  • Now Bond movie falls victim to Sony hackers: Leaked script reveal

    12/14/2014 5:17:45 AM PST · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Now Bond movie falls victim to Sony hackers: Leaked script reveal the bitter arguments over $300million movie's lackluster ending The script for the upcoming James Bond film Spectre has been leaked in the Sony hack The $300million film is in production now, even though executives seem to have numerous problems with the script It is now known how the film will end and the characters each actor will be portraying
  • The Next James Bond Movie Will Be Called 'Spectre' — Here's The Full Cast

    12/04/2014 7:36:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/04/2014 | Kirsten Acuna
    The cast and name of the next James Bond movie was announced Thursday morning by director Sam Mendes at an event in London at Pinewood Studios. Bond 24 will be called "Spectre" and will be released in theaters Nov. 6, 2015. Daniel Craig will return as James Bond, Ralph Fiennes as M., and Rory Kinnear will reprise his role as Tanner. Naomie Harris will also be back as Moneypenny. Here are the new members of the cast:
  • Daniel Craig: Blame 'Austin Powers' For the Super Serious James Bond Movies

    12/04/2014 7:27:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 3, 2014 | Jordan Zakarin
    With just a day to go before the new Bond announcement, a newly- surfaced interview with Daniel Craig from 2012 may shed some light on where the series might be headed. When Craig was hired to help reboot James Bond, he knew that he wanted to make a serious film — both because he is a serious actor, and because a certain other spy spoof had made it impossible to do a goofy 007. "We had to destroy the myth because Mike Myers f—-ed us," the actor told Bond fan publication MI6, referring to Myers’ remarkably successful Austin Powers series....
  • 'Spectre' is title of next James Bond film

    12/04/2014 4:52:14 AM PST · by Perdogg · 88 replies
    CNN ^ | 12.04.14
    The past is new again for agent 007: The next James Bond film will be called "Spectre." Director Sam Mendes announced the name of the 24th official Bond film Thursday at England's Pinewood Studios. Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will join Daniel Craig in the cast. Craig makes his fourth appearance as the rugged British secret service agent.
  • 'Django Unchained' Star Christoph Waltz As The New Villain For 'James Bond 24' Movie?..

    According to Variety, the highly anticipated spy [sic] movie "James Bond 24" already has a starting date! The film is about to shoot on Dec. 6 at Pinewoods Studios.
  • Rihanna joining James Bond film? 007 franchise considering singer as Bond girl

    09/29/2014 6:15:51 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 59 replies
    James Bond loves the ladies, but he has never revealed his personal music preferences. Perhaps that won’t matter if Rihanna works out a deal to be the next Bond girl. The idea of the beautiful and talented singer has caught some fans by surprise, but everyone does think it would be a great idea for Rihanna to be part of the movie franchise. According to Elle Magazine on Monday, RiRi has been approached by the movie's producers for a cameo role in a James Bond movie
  • The 007 Movie Villains Disconnect with Reality (Politically Correct James Bond Through The Ages)

    09/21/2014 11:16:30 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    MovieGuide ^ | Peter Hammond
    The 007 Movie Villains Disconnect with Reality During a recent visit to the Imperial War Museum in London, as I examined the Secret Service exhibits, I could not help but notice the sharp contrast between the villains depicted in James Bond 007 films and the real enemies of the Realm. • KGB Infiltrators Although MI5 and MI6 were riddled with high level KGB infiltrators, Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, Harry Houghton, John Cairncross, George Blake, Donald Maclean, Geoffrey Prime, Anthony Blunt and Sir Roger Hollis, no 007 film has really tackled that reality. That M, at the time of the early...
  • Pierce Brosnan Backs First Black James Bond [Why Not P-Diddy?]

    04/13/2013 8:28:26 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 86 replies
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | James Lachno
    Pierce Brosnan Backs First Black James Bond Former 007 Pierce Brosnan says black British actor Colin Salmon would make an "outstanding" James Bond, but there is no rush to replace Daniel Craig. The first black Bond?: British actor Colin Salmon By James Lachno 13 Apr 2013 Pierce Brosnan has suggested that Colin Salmon would be his pick to become the first black James Bond. The Irish actor, 59, who is about to appear in a Danish romantic comedy called Love Is All You Need, was asked who might replace current 007 Daniel Craig in the film franchise. He said: "I've...
  • Rush Limbaugh: James Bond can't be black like Idris Elba!

    12/24/2014 5:00:51 AM PST · by Libloather · 83 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/23/14 | Daniel Gates
    **SNIP** After mentioning the Sony emails and telling his listeners who Elba is, Limbaugh said, “Here’s the thing, though… James Bond is a fictional character, obviously. James Bond was invented, created by Ian Fleming… and James Bond is… white and Scottish. Period. That is who James Bond is.” “But now Sony is suggesting that the next James Bond should be Idris Elba, a black Briton rather than a white from Scotland,” continued Limbaugh. “But that’s NOT who James Bond is, and I know it’s racist to probably even point this out… We had 50 years of white Bonds because Bond...
  • Bond 24: Live And Let Die Remake With Idris Elba?

    04/03/2013 7:07:27 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    Whatculture ^ | March 27th, 2013
    Names have already been thrown around regarding who might be replacing Daniel Craig as James Bond when his tenure eventually comes to an end – though that appears to be some way off – and one of those constantly brought up is Idris Elba, most famous for his fantastic performance as super-smart gangster Stringer Bell on The Wire. It has already been confirmed that Elba met with producer Barbara Brocolli to talk about taking on a Bond role, though perhaps not the one you’re thinking of.