Idris Elba Joins Taylor Swift for Upcoming Movie Adaptation of ‘Cats!’

Idris Elba Joins Taylor Swift for Upcoming Movie Adaptation of ‘Cats!’

Two time Golden Globe award winner, Idris Elba, will be joining the movie adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats! Is there anything this guy can’t do?   It’s been rumored for a long time that he could become the new face of 007, but this is still unconfirmed. What we do know, however, is that he is up for the role of Macavity in the musical inspired by T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Though Cats! is currently on pre-production, Elba’s castmates will include Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and MetteTowely just to name a few.   Image via GIPHY …

Idris Elba to Star as Quasimodo in Latest ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Adaptation

Idris Elba to Star as Quasimodo in Latest ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Adaptation

Excuse me… What? Yup, you read that right. Idris Elba will star in, direct, produce, and provide original music for the Netflix exclusive film. Wow, that is a lot. This is not his first rodeo behind the camera. He made his debut at Sundance with Yardie last year.     Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame has been tackled many times, with the most famous adaptation being Disney’s 1996 animated musical that traumatized me.   Via GIPHY   I am interested to see what Elba will bring to the table that will make this version stand out. He sure is …

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey to Star in Dark Tower Adaptation

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey to Star in Dark Tower Adaptation

Stephen King has enjoyed more than his share of Hollywood adaptations, but nobody has ever touched the series he calls his “magnum opus” – until now. A film adaptation of King’s series The Dark Tower is in the works, and it will star Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Book Buttons Embed ISBN: 9780452284692   King’s Dark Tower series features a unique blend of genres, most notably Western and fantasy. In the story, a lone gunslinger named Roland Deschain journeys towards a Dark Tower while pursuing a mysterious antagonist known only as “the Man in Black.” In the film adaptation, Elba will play Deschain and McConaughey will play the …