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Idris & Sabrina Elba To Launch Genderless Skincare Line To Represent For POC In The Wellness Industry

Idris and Sabrina Elba are a couple that balance the power of both loving and working hard together. In 2021, the Elbas signed a deal with Crunchyroll to executive produce an Afro-futuristic sci-fi animated series, as previously reported by AfroTech. The two entrepreneurs are now back with another business venture aiming to uplift spirits within the community. According to Vogue, the Elbas announced the upcoming launch of their new brand, S’Able Labs — a genderless skincare line targeted toward people of color. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Idris Elba (@idriselba) Its name plays on the lovebirds’ surname being spelled backward as “Sable.” Although the name was thought of by Idris, the idea for the wellness brand was sparked through one of their conversations regarding self-care during the heavy impact on social life due to the pandemic. “We realized quickly that there was no one doing it in the wellness space that looked like, spoke like or felt like us—there was no...

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 24, 2022

Idris & Sabrina Elba Ink Crunchyroll Deal to Executive Produce Afro-Futuristic Sci-fi Anime Series

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...

Shanique Yates

Feb 4, 2021