Entertainment Idris Elba may be next James Bond after Daniel Craig, producer hints

17:26  10 august  2018
17:26  10 august  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Idris Elba's James Bond-like tweet fuels 007 rumours

  Idris Elba's James Bond-like tweet fuels 007 rumours British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. The star of shows such as The Wire  and Luther  on Sunday posted an artistic selfie under the words "my name's Elba, Idris Elba," echoing the spy's famous catchphrase.

Idris Elba was rumored to be the next James Bond , reports stated. Actor Idris Elba is reportedly in the running to be the next James Bond -- after Daniel Craig exits the role. Director Antoine Fuqua discussed the possibility during a conversation with producer Barbara Broccoli who said “it is time” for

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli reportedly hints that Idris Elba could be in the running to play 007 after Daniel Craig finishes Bond 25. This diverse, impressive resume would make him a natural choice to play 007 after Daniel Craig .

Idris Elba smiling for the camera: Idris Elba was rumored to be the next James Bond, reports stated.© 2018 Getty Images Idris Elba was rumored to be the next James Bond, reports stated.

Actor Idris Elba is reportedly in the running to be the next James Bond -- after Daniel Craig exits the role.

Director Antoine Fuqua discussed the possibility during a conversation with producer Barbara Broccoli who said “it is time” for a “non-white actor” to play the iconic character, the Daily Star reported. Fuqua said the move “will happen eventually” and Elba is reportedly the first choice to take on the role.

‘BACHELOR’ STAR ASHLEY IACONETTI ADMITS TO CHEATING ON FIANCE JARED HAIBON ‘BY MOST DEFINITIONS’

"Idris could do it if he was in shape. You need a guy with a physically strong presence. Idris has that,” Fuqua said.

LeBron producing doc series called 'Shut Up and Dribble'

  LeBron producing doc series called 'Shut Up and Dribble' LeBron James wasn't pleased back in February when Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham suggested the superstar "shut up and dribble" after he criticized President Donald Trump. Now he's taken it a step further, and is producing a three-part documentary series about changing role of athletes in the current political environment, Showtime announced Monday, via Variety's Joe Otterson. The title: "Shut Up and Dribble." "LeBron James is one of manyNow he's taken it a step further, and is producing a three-part documentary series about changing role of athletes in the current political environment, Showtime announced Monday, via Variety's Joe Otterson.

Idris Elba . Plenty of Ian Fleming fans want The Wire actor to be the first black Bond , but that could be exactly what is putting him off. “Sean Connery wasn't the Scottish James Bond and Daniel Craig wasn't the blue-eyed James Bond so if I played him I don’t want to be called the black James Bond .”

No wonder its producers were so set on him staying. Joanna Lumley: Idris Elba should not play James Bond as he doesn't fit description. Daniel Craig hints at James Bond return: 'If I can keep getting a kick out of it, I will’.

“Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle is slated to direct the next James Bond film.

KYLIE JENNER TO RELEASE A VIDEO BLOG ABOUT HER ‘LIP FILLER JOURNEY’

Elba, 45, was rumored to be the next James Bond in 2014 following the hack into Sony Pictures’ emails. Elba addressed the rumors with humor tweeting back in December 2014.  “Isn’t 007 supposed to be handsome? Glad you think I’ve got a shot! Happy New Year people,” Elba wrote at the time.

"The Wire" star has not addressed the current rumors.

Other actors who have been rumored to be in line for the iconic job are Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston and Michael Fassbender. Actors who played 007 in the past included Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton and Roger Moore.

Saudi Arabia spat leaves maple syrup producer in 'sticky situation' .
A maple syrup producer in Nova Scotia has been forced to put a shipment on hold because of Ottawa's diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia. Then the phone rang.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!