It appears that Idris Elba is on to his next venture — owning a big media business. The actor and businessman is in talks of joining Miroma Group — a global marketing firm — for its estimated £1B ( $1.2 billion) bid to buy British broadcaster Channel 4, according to Deadline.
Jun 27, 2022
Talk about a dynamic duo! Idris and Sabrina Elba are set to executive produce a new animated series for Crunchyroll — the global anime-streaming service that will soon be sold to Sony’s Funimation group, Variety reports. The working title “Dantai” is the couple’s first anime title set to be produced through Sabrina’s Pink Towel Pictures and her hubby’s Green Door Pictures. According to Crunchyroll, “Dantai” is an Afro-futuristic sci-fi series set in a city where an ever-widening gap between the haves and the have-nots is the result of a rise in biotechnology. “We’re really excited to be announcing this deal on our first anime,” said the Elbas in a statement, according to Variety. “We’re both fans of the genre and see a huge opportunity to create something unique for a powerhouse like Crunchyroll. The story of ‘Dantai’ is our first collaboration as producers together and is one that is close to our hearts.” Per Variety, the Sony group agreed to acquire Crunchyroll from AT&T’s...
Feb 4, 2021