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Idris Elba's Stunning Daughter, Isan, Is the New Golden Globe Ambassador

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Idris Elba's Stunning Daughter, Isan, Is the New Golden Globe Ambassador
Isan Elba has been named the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador. The daughter of British actor Idris Elba (aka the Sexiest Man Alive) and his first wife Hanne Kim Nørgaard, Isan has been spotted a number of times accompanying her famous dad to red carpet events over the years. They made their first sweet appearance over a decade ago, when a young Isan accompanied her dad to the premiere of Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls. Since then, they've showed off their broom-riding skills at a Harry Potter event, hit the town with Idris's fiancée Sabrina Dhowre, and even had a gorgeous father-daughter date at the Oscars.

In her new role role, the 16-year-old will align herself with a nonprofit organization of her choosing and work to raise awareness, and she will also help to hand out the trophies at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards. The ambassador role was created by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association
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This Year's "Miss Golden Globe" is... Isan Elba

by Nathaniel R

Yes, yes. The title is now technically "Golden Globe Ambassador" but we like the campier original title "Miss." It's more befitting to the unholy tradition of Hollywood celebrities sacrificing their children to the HFPA in ritualistic gene-pool exhibition. 

Kim and Idris Elba's daughter Isan is the new ambassador and does plan to go into showbusiness though she's waffling between acting and directing. Isan and Idris's statements are after the jump...
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Idris Elba's Daughter, 16, Recalls Her Reaction to Her Dad Being Named the Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba's Daughter, 16, Recalls Her Reaction to Her Dad Being Named the Sexiest Man Alive
Unlike the rest of the world, Idris Elba‘s daughter wasn’t totally rejoicing over the news that her famous father had been named People’s Sexiest Man Alive this year.

When asked how she found out about the title, Isan, 16, told People, “Actually, I was on Instagram. People said, ‘Oh, we’re announcing the Sexiest Man Alive,’ and I was like, ‘Oh yes, can’t wait.’ “

But she was less than enthused when she found out who the winner was. “I wake up in the morning and it’s my dad. I was like, ‘This is not what I was expecting.
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Isan Elba, Daughter Of Idris Elba, Named Golden Globe Ambassador

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has named Isan Elba as next year’s Golden Globe Ambassador. She is the daughter of Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba’s and makeup artist Kim Elba.

Last year, they retired the title of Miss Golden Globe and switched it Golden Globe Ambassador. Simone Garcia Johnson, the daughter of Dwayne Johnson took the position. The Golden Globe Ambassador assist presenters with handing out awards and ushering winners on and off the stage during the Golden Globe Awards. Past honorees included Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone as well as Sosie Bacon and Dakota Johnson.

The news comes a day after the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that they were canceling the Golden Globe Ambassador Party amid the wildfires in Los Angeles and Venture Counties. The yearly event is held to announce the Golden Globe Ambassador.

The 76th Golden Globe Awards will take place Jan. 6, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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Idris Elba’s Daughter Named 2019 Golden Globes Ambassador

Idris Elba’s Daughter Named 2019 Golden Globes Ambassador
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has named Isan Elba, daughter of Idris Elba, as its 2019 Golden Globes Ambassador. She will assist with the distributing of trophies during the 2019 Golden Globe Awards ceremony and work with a nonprofit organization to raise awareness for the cause of her choosing.

“I feel honored to hold this title and use this role to not only further educate people on the work of the HFPA, but also shine a light on issues that I care about,” said Elba.

“Mental health, specifically among African Americans and my peers in particular, is something I really want to be more vocal about,” added Isan Elba. “There’s this perceived stigma and I’ve seen friends struggle. We need to empower young people to not be afraid to ask for help.”

The HFPA changed the title of
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Idris Elba’s Daughter Isan Named 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador

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Idris Elba’s Daughter Isan Named 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador
Idris Elba’s daughter, Isan, has been named next year’s Golden Globes Ambassador, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Wednesday evening.

Isan is also the daughter of makeup artist and businesswoman Kim Elba. The ambassador, a title that typically goes to the son or daughter of a celebrity, assists in distributing the Golden Globe trophies at the ceremony, and works in raising awareness of a selected charitable cause.

The honorary role was previously called Miss or Mister Golden Globe, but was changed last year to Golden Globe Ambassador.

“Last year, the HFPA renamed the title to represent a more inclusive role that was not only gender-neutral but also spoke to the HFPA’s commitment to philanthropy,” said HFPA president Meher Tatna in a statement. “However, we are continuing to stand by the tradition that the honoree is the daughter or son of a well-known actor.”

Isan, she announced,
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Idris Elba's Daughter Isan Elba Named Golden Globe Ambassador 2019

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new Golden Globe Ambassador. On Wednesday evening, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that Idris Elba's daughter Isan Elba will serve as Golden Globe Ambassador 2019. "I feel honored to hold this title and use this role to not only further educate people on the work of the HFPA, but also shine a light on issues that I care about," the 16-year-old shared in a press release. "Mental health, specifically among African Americans and my peers in particular, is something I really want to be more vocal about. There's this perceived stigma and I've seen friends struggle. We need to empower young people to not be afraid to ask for...
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Idris Elba Fans Can't Believe This $1,100 Doll Is Supposed to Look Like the Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba Fans Can't Believe This $1,100 Doll Is Supposed to Look Like the Sexiest Man Alive
Idris Elba, is that you?

On Monday, fans of People’s Sexiest Man Alive found themselves doing a double take after a doll meant to look like the actor recently surfaced on social media.

While the doll, manufactured by U.K. company Emperis, was spot on when it came to mimicking Elba’s suave style — fans were not happy with its overall appearance.

“How many people had to approve this? Did none of them know what #IdrisElba looks like?” one fan wrote on Twitter.

“How on earth can this be @idriselba?” another user said.

Instead of capturing Elba’s muscular physique,
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Screen Yorkshire Opens Film Office With an Eye on International Production (Exclusive)

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Screen Yorkshire has launched a plan to turn its part of northern England into an international film and TV hub capable of attracting the next “Game of Thrones.” The agency has opened a new Film Office, which will be the driver of its international push, and talks are underway about a new studio complex in the city of Leeds.

Through its content fund, Screen Yorkshire has already provided support to films and series including Idris Elba’s movie “Yardie” and BBC drama “Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.” The newly minted Film Office will work with any producers who want to set up shop, or base a production, in the Yorkshire and Humber region, irrespective of whether they are beneficiaries of the content fund.

“We are saying Screen Yorkshire is open for business, and it’s the international market that we are very keen to hit,” CEO Sally Joynson told Variety.
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From ‘The Walking Dead’ to ‘House of Cards': 8 TV Shows That Went on After Star Exit

Picture going through your Netflix and finding out “Seinfeld” went on without Jerry, “Cheers” without Sam Malone or even that the ongoing “Riverdale” marched on without Archie Andrews. Could you believe it? Would you still watch?

So far in 2018, three award-winning TV shows have continued on without a main character. One was planned (Andrew Lincoln on “The Walking Dead”). The other two, not so much The trend continues in 2019. “Transparent” Season 5 will be sans Jeffrey Tambor, who exited after he was accused of sexual harassment (Tambor has denied the accusations).

A show’s lifeline after a major character exits is never certain. But by looking at how that quandary has been met by shows in the past, maybe a little insight can be gained about how it can be handled in the future.

Also Read: Let's Discuss 'The Conners' and the Roseanne Universe Sans Roseanne (Podcast)

Recently with “The Walking Dead,
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Stan Lee: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Says Farewell to a Legend

Mike Cecchini Nov 13, 2018

Stan Lee has died at the age of 95, and actors and creators from across the Marvel Universe are saying goodbye.

The death of Stan Lee has essentially brought the internet to a halt. The Marvel figurehead and legendary writer/editor co-created dozens of the most recognizable, iconic, and marketable characters of the last 60 years. While Lee was an early adopter of the idea that comic book superheroes could and should thrive in other media, it seems unlikely that even he could have envisioned the kind of runaway success that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has enjoyed over the last decade, taking superheroes (and specifically Marvel superheroes) from a niche genre to one of the most dominant forces in all of pop culture.

With his passing has come a tremendous outpouring of support from the writers, directors, actors, and artists who have brought the creations of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby,
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Netflix Snaps Up Ex-Sky Drama Chief Anne Mensah; Set To Bolster Svod’s UK Commissioning Team

Exclusive: Netflix is getting its first London-based drama boss after snapping up former Sky drama boss Anne Mensah.

Mensah is joining the Svod service as VP, content, reporting to Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content. She is set to start in 2019.

She joins after Netflix started its investment in UK drama in 2015 with The Crown and now has close to 40 UK-based projects underway between originals and co-productions, with over 20,000 cast, crew and extras working on these projects.

It also produces shows such as Black Mirror and Sex Education out of the UK and has forthcoming scripted projects with the likes of Ricky Gervais, Idris Elba, Julian Fellowes and Katherine Ryan.

“Throughout her career, Anne has celebrated creative freedom, with deep passion for finding and nurturing storytelling you can’t find anywhere else,” said Holland. “The UK has some of the best television in the world and our members love it,
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‘Luther’ finds himself in a sticky situation in preview footage from season 5

With Idris Elba’s return as ‘Luther’ for a fifth season looming imminently, the BBC has made available a two-minute preview clip of just how bad things are turning out for our grumpy detective. Spoilers obviously follow.

Elba reprises his role in the four-episode series. Ruth Wilson will also be returning even though she was meant to be killed off in season 4. Wunmi Mosaku joins the cast as new recruit DS Catherine Halliday and ‘Cold Feet’ star Hermione Norris will play a psychiatrist named Dr Vivien Lake who is called on to help Luther get to the bottom of a swathe of brutal murders. Showrunner, Neil Cross also returns and ‘The Alienist’ and ‘White Princess’ Jamie Payne will direct.

Also in trailers – Netflix nabs Sir David Attenborough for new documentary ‘Our Planet’ – first trailer

As for what else we can expect from the new series is anyone’s guess at
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Ian McKellen Searched for His ‘Inner P-ssy’ – to Prep for ‘Cats’ Movie Musical (Video)

Ian McKellen Searched for His ‘Inner P-ssy’ – to Prep for ‘Cats’ Movie Musical (Video)
How did “Lord of the Rings” and “X-Men” star Ian McKellen prepare for playing a feline in the upcoming film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats”?

“Well, at the moment, I’m looking for the inner p-ssy,” he said on Friday’s “The Graham Norton Show,” causing the audience to interrupt him with laughter before he finished his train of thought.

“The mugginess that is within us all,” he continued. “I’m not doing very well at it.”

McKellen joked that he thought of going on a “cat diet,” just eating cat food on the weekends to really get into character, but that approach had its drawbacks.

Also Read: Judi Dench Is Latest Addition to 'Cats' Cast

“I’ve always thought that tinned cat food smells as if it might be rather tasty… it isn’t,” the actor said.

McKellen will play Asparagus aka Gus the Theatre Cat,
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Tom Hiddleston Said To Be Odds-On Favorite To Play James Bond Next

The James Bond camp has been awfully quiet ever since Danny Boyle shocked us all by exiting the project – it seems we have creative differences to thank for that one – but things are still moving along, as the Powers That Be over at Eon recently hired Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) to take the lead on Bond 25 and replace Boyle.

Of course, there’s still no news on what the plot may involve, or who else will join Daniel Craig in the film, but chatter’s picked up lately in regards to who may be stepping into the iconic role next, after Craig puts down his Walther Ppk and walks away from the franchise. And though nothing’s been confirmed just yet, a fan favorite anti-hero over in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has found himself coming up in conversation quite often.

Yes, according to Express, Tom Hiddleston is once again the
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Idris Elba’s John Luther is back in sneak peek clip from Luther series 5

The BBC has has released a sneak peek clip from the fifth series of its award-winning crime drama series Luther which sees Idris Elba’s titular detective tortured by East End gangster George Cornelius (Patrick Malahide) and his cronies in order to find the whereabouts of Cornelius’ son Alistair, much to the confusion of Luther; watch it here…

Here's an early Christmas present from us to you.

Get ready for the brand-new series of #Luther. Coming soon to

— BBC Luther (@bbcluther) November 9, 2018

Award winning crime drama series starring Idris Elba as Luther, a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Luther series 5 sees Idris Elba returning as Dsi John Luther alongside Dermot Crowley (Dsu Martin Schenk), Michael Smiley (Benny Silver), Ruth Wilson (Alice), Patrick Malahide (George Cornelius) and newcomer Wunmi Mosaku as DS Catherine Halliday.
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Luther: Season Five Preview Released for BBC Series

Things are getting tense on Luther. BBC One just released a sneak preview for the TV show's upcoming fifth season.

The police drama stars Idris Elba as Detective Chief Inspector John Luther, whose dogged devotion to each case costs him both personally and professionally. The cast also includes Ruth Wilson, Steven Mackintosh, Indira Varma, Paul McGann, Saskia Reeves, Warren Brown, and Dermot Crowley.

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Idris Elba receives some brutal treatment in first Luther season 5 footage

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For some, Idris Elba will always be Heimdall; for others, Stringer Bell, Krall, Roland Deschain, or any of the other great characters which the actor has played over the years, but to me, Elba will always be Dci John Luther. Created by Neil Cross, the BBC series follow the obsessive, brilliant, and occasionally violent detective as he's tasked with hunting down some of London's most dangerous killers, but his obsession makes it difficult to avoid becoming consumed by the darkness…
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Idris Elba Returns In First Footage From Luther Season 5

Luther fans, rejoice! Idris Elba’s gruff detective will put on the signature tweed coat once again for what the BBC is billing as an “utterly heart-stopping and unmissable” four-part season, coming soon.

That’s right, a new run of Luther is on the way and it’ll signal John Luther’s first appearance on our screens since December of 2015. True, Elba slipped back into the role of the iconic sleuth for a Sport Relief sketch at one point, but with the show’s co-creator and writer Neil Cross also on board, fans will no doubt be looking forward to this all-new fifth installment with bated breath.

Unfortunately, there’s no word yet on when it may premiere, but earlier today the BBC unveiled the first footage from season 5 and you can give it a watch up above. It doesn’t offer a whole lot, but we do see Luther
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Idris Elba Is Back as ‘Luther’ in First Season 5 Footage

It's been over a year since we first heard tell of a Luther Season 5, and almost two years since Luther Season 4 aired as a TV movie. But it has been a whopping four years since we had a proper season of Luther, as its star Idris Elba has been pretty busy as a major box office draw. But thankfully for fans, Elba is once again donning that iconic gray coat and returning to the small screen in a full season of the thrilling crime show, one that is entering into a very different TV arena than last …
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