Idris Elba may be next James Bond after Daniel Craig, producer hints
Actor Idris Elba is reportedly within the operating to be the following James Bond — after Daniel Craig exits the position.
Director Antoine Fuqua mentioned the chance throughout a dialog with manufacturer Barbara Broccoli who stated “it’s time” for a “non-white actor” to play the enduring personality, the Daily Star reported. Fuqua stated the transfer “will occur in the end” and Elba is reportedly the primary option to take at the position.
“Idris may do it if he was once in form. You wish to have a man with a bodily robust presence. Idris has that,” Fuqua stated.
“Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle is slated to direct the following James Bond movie.
Elba, 45, was once rumored to be the following James Bond in 2014 following the hack into Sony Photos’ emails. Elba addressed the rumors with humor tweeting again in December 2014. “Isn’t 007 intended to be good-looking? Happy you suppose I’ve were given a shot! Glad New Yr other people,” Elba wrote on the time.
“The Twine” celebrity has no longer addressed the present rumors.
Different actors who’ve been rumored to be in line for the enduring task are Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston and Michael Fassbender. Actors who performed 007 prior to now incorporated Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton and Roger Moore.