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Idris Elba’s Directorial Debut Set for Release - The Color Brief January 30

Idris Elba’s Directorial Debut Set for Release - The Color Brief January 30

Idris Elba’s directorial debut, Yardie, will hit U.S. theaters on March 15.  

The film follows the story of D, who never recovers from his brother’s death and finds himself embroiled in a life of crime.  The film takes place in both Jamaica and the UK.

In a statement, Elba spoke of his desire to share a “very specific Afro Caribbean experience” with American viewers.

The film stars Aml Ameen, Stephen Graham, Shantol Jackson, Sheldon Shepard, and Everaldo Crary.

Elba was last seen in front of the camera in the latest season of the hit TV series Luther, and he’ll star in the forthcoming Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw.

In other news…

The first trailer surfaced for the forthcoming Wu-Tang Clan docuseries,Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men.  The special will air on Showtime, and the trailer is posted now on YouTube.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Lands Big Sundance Sale – The Color Brief January 31

Jada Pinkett Smith Lands Big Sundance Sale – The Color Brief January 31

Mindy Kaling and Awkafina Score Big at Sundance - The Color Brief January 29

Mindy Kaling and Awkafina Score Big at Sundance - The Color Brief January 29