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Stringer Bell Quotes For When You've Got Ambition In Your Eyes

Stringer Bell (Idris Elba) was a man of great ambition, and while it was that ambition that helped him take over the West Baltimore drug trade with his partner and friend Avon Barksdale (Wood Harris), for Stringer, the game was just a market for him to capitalize on before moving on to bigger and better things. 733 more words


Imagining If These Characters From 'The Wire' Had Their Own Spin-Offs

David Simon’s The Wire is easily one the greatest television shows that ever existed. Its multifaceted look at politics, the media, drugs, education and law enforcement gave us colorful characters, memorable moments and a rich storytelling structure. 1,619 more words


Hairy Situation: Why Elba Can't Be Bond

Luther is a BBC television program in the police procedural vein with an officer who is so good he sometimes goes bad.  Luther is a good though gutting television program that is worth a spot in any Netflix queue.  628 more words

'It's All In The Game': Remembering Omar's Code On 'The Wire'

One can’t talk about HBO’s The Wire (which you can stream on HBO Now) without bringing up one of its most well-received and violent characters: Omar Little (as played by Michael Kenneth Williams). 1,068 more words


Stringer Bell's Guide To Running A Business On 'The Wire'

The Wire‘s Stringer Bell (Idris Elba) was a ruthless drug kingpin who snatched lives when he had to, ordered the torture of a rival’s lover, and laid with another man’s woman while he was plotting his demise. 831 more words


Actors We Love: Idris Elba

It’s true that Idris Elba is a little more established than our previous choices Britt Robertson and Alicia Vikander, but we think he deserves a lot more attention, especially stateside! 669 more words