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Beyonce and Ali Larter are proving that everyone loves a catfight, especially when it’s over a brother man like Idris Elba, as their Fatal Attaction-esque thriller Obsession tops the box office this weekend.

Already surpassing it’s modest $20 million budget, Obsessed is quickly redeeming Beyonce from her over-hyped and under-performed role as Etta James in Cadillac Records and securing Idris Elba as a leading man.

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Adding to the minority factor of The Office (Stanley Hudson, Kelly Kapoor and Oscar Martinez), hunky actor Idris Elba picked up where Rashida Jones left off as ethnic guest star eye candy on the NBC hit.

Playing Dunder Mifflin’s new boss Charles Minor (get it?!), Elba made his hunky debut on The Office, shaking up the staff.

“Oh my God!” Kelly Kapoor (Mindy Kaling) said of Elba (who can next be seen with Beyonce Knowles in Obsessed). “He’s like a black George Clooney!”

You can watch the full episode on Hulu.

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The Unborn may have some fundamental problems like underdeveloped characters that live in insanely large houses, shallow dialogue that has supporting actress Meagan Good saying “dude” one too many times, and a contrived plot that relies on the holocaust and too much CGI, but it thankfully breaks a few of the horor film stereotypes by featuring Judaism as a device and more than one black character in a prominent role.

Megan Good plays the usual black girl best friend complete with sassy dialogue but manages to survive for at least an hour, almost a record for a horror film! When Good does bite it in full-on Exorcist style her quota is quickly filled by Idris Elba as one of the most important elements in a supernatural flick -a priest!

Sadly, Elba isn’t the saviour of the film because Catholicism takes a backset to Judaism as the force that can drive back the evil that “wants to be born,” but not since Demi Moore’s The Seventh Sign have we seen so many Jewish elements in a scare-fest. Granted the rabbi is played by a clean-shaven, payos-free (the sidecurls worn by many orthodox rabbis) Gary Oldman who comes off as more of an English professor, and the red Kabbalah strings made us cringe because of the obvious Hollywood connection, at least the film was original in it’s portrayal of race and religion.

The Unborn is currently in theaters and also stars Cloverfield‘s Odette Yustman.

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We may have our doubts about Beyonce’s ability to carry a film, but the trailer for her new thriller Obsessed looks kind of good.

Beyonce plays the innocent wife in a plot very reminiscent of Fatal Attraction and The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, as Heroes’ Ali Larter in the Glenn Close/ Rebecca DeMornay psycho role moves in on her happy family and her husband, The Wire alum Idris Elba.

And yes, there’s a catfight showdown between Beyonce and Ali! Or should we says between Sasha and Ali?! Obsessed is due out in theaters next spring!

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