idris elba

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Fiji Water Model Photobombs the Shit Out of the Golden Globes

Meet Kelleth Cuthbert. She’s thirsty.
Manisha Krishnan
1.7.19
Film

Why I Was Never Excited for a Black James Bond

Simply copying and pasting black skin on a white character would trivialize the whole point of a black Bond.
Noel Ransome
8.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Idris Elba Might Have Confirmed His Bond Casting With a Cryptic Tweet

Don't play with us Idris.
Wendy Syfret
8.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like Daniel Craig Isn't Done With Bond After All

Which means we won't see Idris Elba as 007 anytime soon.
Katherine Gillespie
7.11.17
FIGHTLAND

Idris Elba Is Thoughtful and Authentic in New Documentary 'Fighter'

“Everyone thinks they’re hard. But when push comes to shove, what are you going to do?"
Sarah Kurchak
1.19.17
Early Works

Idris Elba Once Bagged Peanuts for Money, Just Like You

The actor wasn't always the perfect, godlike star he is now. We caught up with him about his new film '100 Streets' and his challenging early days.
Chloé Cooper Jones
1.16.17
FIGHTLAND

Idris Elba Made His Kickboxing Debut Last Weekend and It's Hard to Tell If He Won

The real outcome takes shape in an editing bay.
Jeff Harder
10.31.16
FIGHTLAND

An Interview With Idris Elba's Kickboxing Coach

We spoke to trainer and former world kickboxing champ Kieran Keddle about getting involved in the documentary series Idris Elba: Fighter, and helping his student embrace a different fighting style.
Sarah Kurchak
9.3.16
thump news

PSA: Idris Elba Makes House Music

What can't this guy do?
THUMP Staff
6.28.16
Film

The BAFTAs Were Boring Which Is Exactly How They Wanted It

Every awards ceremony now seems specifically designed to create cosy viral content and avoid controversy, which turned the BAFTAs into an evening of tedium.
Tom Seymour
2.16.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Current Author of the James Bond Books Said Idris Elba Is Too 'Street' to Play the Spy

Author Anthony Horowitz claimed that the British actor wasn't "suave" enough for the role, but c'mon dude, remember Roger Moore?
River Donaghey
9.1.15
Interviews

We Forced Idris Elba to Listen to Run the Jewels, Young Fathers, Skepta, and More

Unsurprisingly, the British actor—or as you probably know him, Stringer Bell from 'The Wire'—has great taste in music.
Joe Zadeh
11.7.14
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