This weekend, Idris Elba’s highly anticipated sci-fi epic Prometheus hits movie screens. Elba plays the the captain on the ship, which provides the film its title. Of his character, Elba says, “he’s a realistic, pragmatic character. He has to get involved…in a film with huge ideas, you need a character like this, who can go ‘Wait…why are we doing this?'” To commemorate the film’s release, theGrio is looking back on this rising star’s impressive résumé, here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Meagan Good says Trump is ‘still a child of God’
- Yara Shahidi to star in ‘Black-ish’ spin-off
- ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ alleged salaries revealed
- ‘House of Cards’ seems to address Trump: ‘Democracy is overrated’
- The women behind ‘Black Girl Podcast’: ‘You can sit with us’
- Angie Martinez inks deal to develop TV projects